My Father Is Taller Than a Tree

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My Father Is Taller Than a Tree

By Joseph Bruchac; Wendy Anderson Halperin (Illustrator)

Dial Books, Hardcover, 9780803731738, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 18, 2010

Description
Award-winning author Joseph Bruchac delivers a charming and heart-warming story about fathers and sons. Perfect with other Father's Day gems like Alison Ritchie's "Me and My Dad" and Sam McBratney's "Guess How Much I Love You."
In this tender tribute to dads everywhere, lyrical rhymes capture heartwarming moments shared between thirteen diverse father-and-son pairs. Everyday activities, like bike riding and raking leaves, become a reminder that life's simple pleasures can offer the greatest rewards.
"Celebrates the role fathers play in their sons' lives and the many kinds of families who live in the U.S. Sons will find comfort on every page." "Publishers Weekly"
"A charming celebration of fathers, dads, pops, papas, and pas." "School Library Journal.


About the Author
Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, Bruchac's poems, articles and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief. For more information about Joseph, please visit his website www.josephbruchac.com.

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