Books for dads

9 books to en­joy with Dad this Fa­ther’s Day


The third Sun­day in June is a time to cel­e­brate fa­thers and all those who are like fa­thers. Fa­ther’s Day Ann Hein­richs This cel­e­bra­tions picture book cov­ers the ori­gins of Fa­ther’s Day and ex­plains how songs, po­ems and food can prove use­ful in show­ing our ap­pre­ci­a­tion for fa­thers and step­fa­thers. Handy Dad: 25 Awe­some Projects For Dads and Kids Todd Davis Skate ramps, zip lines, go-carts and more! In this su­per-fun book, Todd Davis ex­treme sports ath­lete presents 25 awe­some projects for dads to build with their kids. Just Me and My Dad Mercer Mayer The Lit­tle Crit­ters in the book are a cross be­tween trolls, bears, and por­cu­pines . . . and they cer­tainly are hu­mor­ous to con­sider. Build­ing with Dad Carol Ne­vius A lit­tle boy joins his fa­ther at a con­struc­tion site. When Dad’s at Sea Mindy L. Pel­ton Emily’s dad is in the mil­i­tary and some­times he has to leave for months at a time. Emily knows her dad’s job is im­por­tant, but she doesn’t want him to leave! Her dad makes her a pa­per chain to count down the days of his trip. Me and My Dad! Ali­son Ritchie Lit­tle Bear and his dad do won­der­ful things – ex­plor­ing high moun­tains, swim­ming in the rain, and telling sto­ries as the stars come out. Best of all, they do ev­ery­thing to­gether! Tyran­nosaurus Dad Liz Rosen­berg To­bias’s fa­ther is a lot like other fa- thers – he likes corny jokes, and do­ing magic tricks, and works re­ally hard at the of­fice. But there the re­sem­blance ends. He has teeth as sharp as steak knives, is 40 feet high, and weighs as much as a lo­co­motive. He is, in fact, a Tyran­nosaurus. My Dad and Me Alyssa Satin Ca­pu­cilli Cel­e­brate spe­cial mo­ments be­tween dads and their chil­dren! The dou­ble flaps in this book re­veal chil­dren of dif­fer­ent cul­tures with their fa­thers and moth­ers as they share spe­cial mo­ments. My Dad is Big and Strong, But ...

Co­ralie Saudo

Ev­ery night it’s the same old thing, with dad re­fus­ing to go to bed. He wants to play and read sto­ries. When he makes his plead­ing face, I al­ways give in and read him an­other story.

Sum­mer read­ing is here! Sign up at any CCPL branch lo­ca­tion on on­line. The last day to turn in com­pleted read­ing logs for prizes is Aug. 13. For more in­for­ma­tion, ti­tle avail­abil­ity and read­ing rec­om­men­da­tions, visit www. ce­cil. ebranch. info, find the Ce­cil County Pub­lic Li­brary on Face­book, call 410- 996- 5600 or stop by any branch.

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