Last month, we dedicated our School Library to mothers. Now, it’s the fathers’ turn. Being a father is not an easy task. The cliché of the father’s only role during child-birth is to pass out cigars and then later in life to become a detached figure wearing slippers and aloofly reading the newspaper is just that—cliché. In reality, men who take on the roles of fathers and father figures are very much active in their children’s lives and help them with some of life’s most important lessons. So in honor of these men, we want to wish you, our readers, a Happy Father’s Day and present the following special selection of children’s books.
“Biscuit Loves Father’s Day”
by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Children remember their fathers on Father’s Day, but they are not the only ones. Little Biscuit may not be able to do things like make a card. He can only say “woof” instead of “I love you” or “thank you.” But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t want to be a part of the Father’s Day fun and show how important his owner’s dad is to him. Sure, he can’t make a card, but he can carry it to Dad and special deliver it for Dad’s special day. In fact, this whole day is going to be “an extra-special day with Dad,” and Biscuit is all set to play and explore and show in his own way how much he cares.