Recommended Reading for Father's Day
June 13, 2013
Recommended reading for and about dads for Father's Day from the Fairfax County Public Library.
Cutting for Stone by Abraham
Fatherhood is an underlying theme in this epic tale of loss and redemption.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper
Small town lawyer Atticus Finch is a heroic role model for his children during a time of great tension in the community in this classic story.
Murder in Friday Street by Amy
Father and daughter true crime novelists solve a decades old murder.
About a Boy by Nick
An amusing story of a single man who fakes fatherhood to meet women, but instead finds himself a surrogate father to a 12 year old boy.
Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood by Michael
Observations on fatherhood by the author of Moneyball and The Blind Side.
A Father First by Dwayne
Basketball star and single father Wade’s perspective on fatherhood will draw in both fathers and basketball fans.
The Downhill Lie by Carl
Originally introduced to golf by his father, Hiaasen (now himself a grandfather) returns to the game 32 years after quitting the sport.
The Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun: Cool Hacks, Cutting-Edge
Games, and More Awesome Projects for the Whole Family by Ken
Fun and cool weekend science projects for the family to enjoy together from the author of a popular blog.
Lola Loves Stories by Anna McQuinn
Lola loves to hear Daddy read a new library book every night.
Me and My Dad! By Alison
A day of fun and adventure for a little bear and his father.
For Adults and Kids
Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown
A funny and sweet comic about Darth Vader raising 4-year-old Luke.