KNOCK KNOCK My Dad's Dream for Me
A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there.
Family Relationships; Single parent; single mother
100 Magnificent Childrens Books, 2013
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014
CSMCL Best Books, 2013
Distinguished Books, 2014
New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2013
Notable Childrens Books, 2014
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014
Boston Globe -Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, 2014, Honor, Picture Book
Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2014, Winner, Illustrator
Cybils Awards, 2014, Finalist, Fiction Picture Book
NAACP Image Award, 2014, Nominee, Outstanding Literary Work Children
separation; boys; fatherless families; fathers and sons
Beaty, Daniel, "KNOCK KNOCK My Dad's Dream for Me" (2014). Diverse Families. 879.