Read-Alouds That Honor Dear Old Dad
In this intergenerational collection of poetry by new and established African American writers, fatherhood is celebrated with honor, humor, and grace. Folami Abiade, Dinah Johnson, Carole Boston Weatherford, Dakari Hru, Michael Burgess, E. Ethelbert Miller, Lenard D.
A simple, graceful text and illustrations infused with warmth and love make this story of a day a boy and his dad spend together a special reading experience. Young boys and their fathers will relish this book that celebrates the ordinary things dads and kids can do together. Full color.
There are lots of things that regular people can do but dads can't.
Dads can't cross the street without holding hands. They can push, but can't swing. When dads play hide-and-seek they always get found, but they have a hard time finding you.
Dads really need to be kissed good night at bedtime.
Watching Emily Elizabeth with her father makes Clifford want to spend time with his own dad in the country. During their visit, Clifford's dad makes sure Clifford knows everything a good dog should. They spend a fun day fetching, digging and playing together.
When the sun sets, night shift Daddy eats dinner with his little girl, reads a story, and tucks her snugly into bed.
When the sun rises he comes home and shares her breakfast. Then it's time for night shift Daddy to be tucked snugly into bed before his daughter goes out to play.
It's Father's Day at last, and Froggy is so-o-o excited. "We're going to play golf!" he tells his dad. Oh no. Dad says Froggy's too little for golf. "But you're just the right size to play miniature golf!" he explains.