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.
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.
Mighty dads, strong and tall,
help their children, young and small.
They keep them safe and bolted tight
and show them how to
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 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.