A Card for My Father
Penny Candy Books
A Card For My Father by Samantha Thornhill with illustrations by Morgan Clement is the first title in a trilogy of picture books exploring the lasting effects, big and small, of a father’s incarceration on his first-grade daughter, Flora. In A Card For My Father, how can Flora complete her class assignment to write a Father’s Day card when she’s never met her father?
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Incarceration; Biracial; Multiracial; father in prison; biracial child; multiracial community
Black / White
Father's Day; cards; imagination; class project; friendship; absent father; elementary school
Thornhill, Samantha, "A Card for My Father" (2018). Diverse Families. 1824.