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Knock knock my dad's dream for me

Beaty, Daniel, author.

New York Little, Brown and Company 2013

40 unnumbered pages color illustrations 29 cm

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Every morning a young African American boy pretends to be asleep when his father knocks on his bedroom door; when his father nears the bed, the boy jumps into his arms. But one day, the boy's father is gone. The boy feels lost until a letter arrives from his father with advice to guide him through the times his father cannot be there.

Reading Counts: Level 2.9 LG / 0.5 Points / 163083.

Lexile: AD 500L

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ISBN:

9780316209175

LC Call No:

PZ7.B3805475 Kn 2013

Dewey Class No:

[E] 23

Author:

Beaty, Daniel, author.

Title:

Knock knock my dad's dream for me by Daniel Beaty ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

40 unnumbered pages color illustrations 29 cm

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 4/2014

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, 10/14/2013

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 10/2013

Summary:

Every morning a young African American boy pretends to be asleep when his father knocks on his bedroom door; when his father nears the bed, the boy jumps into his arms. But one day, the boy's father is gone. The boy feels lost until a letter arrives from his father with advice to guide him through the times his father cannot be there.

Target Audience:

2.9.

Target Audience:

K-3.

Target Audience:

AD 500 Lexile

Target Audience:

780 Lexile

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader LG 2.9 0.5 163083.

Awards Note:

Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2014

Subject:

Fathers and sons--Fiction

Subject:

Separation (Psychology)--Fiction

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction

Subject:

Father-son relationship--Fiction

AE:PersName:

Collier, Bryan, illustrator.

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