Although mothers get many poetic tributes, fathers deserve their chance, too. Whether it’s for Father’s Day, dad’s birthday, or other occasions, sharing a poem with a focus on fathers can make for a memorable moment. Here is a selection of books with poems about fathers.
The list begins:
Appelt, Kathi. 2004. My Father’s Summers: A Daughter’s Memoirs. New York: Henry Holt.
Clifton, Lucille. 1983. Everett Anderson's Goodbye. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
Fletcher, Ralph J. 1999. Relatively Speaking: Poems about Family. New York: Orchard.
Grimes, Nikki. 1999. Hopscotch Love: A Family Treasury of Love Poems. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard.
Hoberman, Mary Ann. 2009. All Kinds of Families. New York: Little, Brown.
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