Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me
Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me
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Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me

Written by Daniel Beaty & illustrated by Bryan Collier
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Every morning, I play a game with my father.He goes knock knock on my doorand I pretend to be asleeptill he gets right next to the bed.And my papa, he tells me, “I love you.” But what happens when, one day, that “knock knock” doesn’t come? This powerful and inspiring book shows the love that an absent parent can leave behind, and the strength that children find in themselves as they grow up and follow their dreams.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780316209175
    Publication Date
    December 17, 2013
    Reading Age
    5 - 6 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0316209171

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