Popular Quotes About Fathers
“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” ― Clarence Budington Kelland
“It’s only when you grow up and step back from him—or leave him for your own home—it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it.” ― Margaret Truman
“To her, the name of father was another name for love.” — Fanny Fern
“A girl’s father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential.” – David Jeremiah
“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” – Pam Brown
Father's Day is fast approaching on June 21. Whether the father in your life be a biological father, adopted father, stepfather, grandfather, or father figure, there is no denying that fathers are important! Listed below is a collection of books celebrating fathers and the love, sacrifice, and joy they add to our lives every day. Be sure to remember to show your father that you appreciate them on their special day.
These Hands Margaret H. Mason
An African American man tells his grandson about a time when, despite all the wonderful things his hands could do, they could not touch bread at the Wonder Bread factory. Based on stories of bakery union workers; includes historical note.
The Berenstain Bears and the Papa's Day Surprise Stan Berenstain
Papa Bear makes it clear to his family that he does not believe in celebrating Fathers' Day, then changes his opinion but fears it may be too late for any special treatment.