Fathers and Fatherhood

  • All-American boy: a memoir. Scott Peck. B Peck
  • All pro dad: seven essentials to be a hero to your kids. Mark Merrill. 248.842 MER
  • Always by my side: a father’s grace and a sports journey unlike any other. Jim Nantz. B Nantz, Large Type B Nantz
  • Angels don’t die: my father’s gift of faith. Patti Davis. B Davis
  • Alternadad. Neal Pollack. 306.8742 POL
  • Beautiful boy: a father’s journey through his son’s addiction. David Sheff. 362.299 SHE, CD 362.299 SHE
  • The beautiful struggle: a father, two sons, and an unlikely road to manhood. Ta-Nehisi Coates. B Coates
  • Being a great divorced father: real-life advice from a dad who’s been there. Paul Mandelstein. 306.8742 MAN
  • Big Russ & me: father and son: lessons of life. Tim Russert. B Russert, Large Type B Russert
  • Big shoes: in celebration of dads. 306.8742 BIG
  • The bishop’s daughter. Honor Moore. B Moore
  • Bogart: in search of my father. Stephen Humphrey Bogart. B Bogart
  • Brave men, gentle heroes: American fathers and sons in World War II and Vietnam. Michael Takiff. 940.54 TAK
  • Breaking the code: a father’s secret, a daughter’s journey, and the question that changed everything. Karen Fisher-Alaniz. 940.5486 FIS
  • But dad!: a survival guide for single fathers of tween and teen daughters. Gretchen Gross, Patricia Livingston. 306.8742 GRO
  • Chasing the hawk: looking for my father, finding myself. Andrew Sheehan. B Sheehan
  • China ghosts: my daughter’s journey to America, my passage to fatherhood. Jeff Gammage. 362.734 GAM
  • The Christian dad’s answer book. 649.7 CHR
  • Comrades, brothers, fathers, heroes, sons, pals. Stephen E. Ambrose. 302.34 AMB, Audio 302.34 AMB
  • Cooking for Gracie: the making of a parent from scratch. Keith Dixon. 641.5 DIX
  • Corked: a memoir. Kathryn Borel. 914.4 BOR
  • The council of dads: my daughters, my illness, and the men who could be me. Bruce Feiler. B Feiler
  • Crazy for the storm: a memoir of survival. Norman Ollestad. 363.1249 OLL
  • Crazy U: one dad’s crash course in getting his kid into college. Andrew Ferguson. 378.161 FER
  • The cure: how a father raised $100 million — and bucked the medical establishment — in a quest to save his children. Geeta Anand. 362.1967 ANA
  • Dad is fat. Jim Gaffigan. 814 GAF
  • Daddy daughter dinner dance: a father’s steps to a blended family that really works. Bill Quateman. 306.8742 QUA
  • The daddy guide. Kevin Nelson. 649.1 NEL
  • Daddy’s home at last: what it takes for dads to put families first. Mike Singletary. 248.842 SIN
  • Dads are the original hipsters. Brad Getty. 306.8742 GET
  • Dad’s book of awesome projects: from stilts and superhero capes to tinker boards and seesaws: 25+ fun do-it-yourself projects for families. Mike Adamick. 745.5 ADA
  • Dad’s pregnant too!: expectant fathers, expectant mothers, new dads, and new moms share advice, tips, and stories about all the surprises, questions, and joys ahead … Harlan Cohen. 618.2 COH
  • Dan gets a minivan: life at the intersection of dude and dad. Dan Zevin. 814 ZEV
  • Dashiell Hammett: a daughter remembers. Jo Hammett. B Hammett
  • Dear Chandler, dear Scarlett: a grandfather’s thoughts on faith, family, and the things that matter most. Mike Huckabee. 248.4 HUC
  • The death of Santini: the story of a father and his son. Pat Conroy. B Conroy, CD B Conroy
  • The deeds of my fathers: how my grandfather and father built New York and created the tabloid world of today: Generoso Pope, Sr., power broker of New York, and Gene Pope, Jr., publisher of the National Enquirer. Paul David Pope. B Pope
  • The divorced dad dilemma. Gerald S. Mayer. 306.856 MAY
  • Don’t make me stop this car!: adventures in fatherhood. Al Roker. 306.874 ROK
  • Dotter of her father’s eyes. Mary M. Talbot. Graphic B Joyce
  • Duty: a father, his son, and the man who won the war. Bob Greene. 940.54 GRE
  • Early morning: remembering my father, William Stafford. Kim Stafford. B Stafford
  • Echoes of eagles: a son’s search for his father and the legacy of America’s first fighter pilots. Charles Woolley. 940.44 WOO
  • Eden’s outcasts: the story of Louisa May Alcott and her father. John Matteson. B Alcott
  • Either you’re in or you’re in the way: two brothers, twelve months, and one filmmaking hell-ride to keep a promise to their father. Logan & Noah Miller. B Miller
  • The everything father-to-be book: a survival guide for men. Kevin Nelson. 618.24 NEL
  • Fairyland: a memoir of my father. Alysia Abbott. B Abbott
  • Faith of my fathers. John McCain. B McCain, Large Type B McCain, Audio B McCain
  • Familyhood. Paul Reiser. 306.8742 REI
  • Father Abraham: Lincoln and his sons. Harold Holzer. Y 973.7092 HOL
  • The father factor: how your father’s legacy impacts your career. Stephan B. Poulter. 158.6 POU
  • Father knows less, or, “Can I cook my sister?”: one dad’s quest to answer his son’s most baffling questions. Wendell Jamieson. 306.8742 JAM
  • The father of all things: a Marine, his son, and the legacy of Vietnam. Tom Bissell. 959.7043 BIS
  • Fatherhood: poems about fathers. 808.819 FAT
  • Fatherless sons: healing the legacy of loss. Jonathan Diamond. 155.937 DIA
  • Fathers and sons: the autobiography of a family. Alexander Waugh. B Waugh
  • Father’s day: a journey into the mind and heart of my extraordinary son. Buzz Bissinger. 306.8742 BIS
  • A father’s love: one man’s unrelenting battle to bring his abducted son home. David Goldman. 362.8297 GOL
  • FBI girl: how I learned to crack my father’s code. Maura Conlon-McIvor. B Conlon-McIvor
  • Fields of light: a son remembers his heroic father. Joseph Hurka. B Hurka
  • The film club. David Gilmour. B Gilmour
  • Flags of our fathers. James Bradley. 940.54 BRA
  • From father to son: a private life in the public eye.  Evan Bayh. B Bayh
  • Geek dad: awesomely geeky projects and activities for dads and kids to share. Ken Denmead. 507.8 DEN
  • A good man: rediscovering my father, Sargent Shriver. Mark K. Shriver. B Shriver
  • Good talk, dad: the birds and the bees…and other conversations we forgot to have. Bill Geist, Willie Geist. 306.8742 GEI
  • Grand fathers: reminiscences, poems, recipes and photos of the keepers of our traditions. 810.8035 GRA
  • Great dads: a celebration of fatherhood. Jonathan P. Decker. 306.8742 GRE
  • Growing pains: learning to love my father’s faith. Randall Balmer. 248.2 BAL
  • Growing up Colt: a father, a son, a life in football. Colt McCoy, Brad McCoy. B McCoy
  • Hands of my father: a hearing boy, his deaf parents, and the language of love. Myron Uhlberg. B Uhlberg
  • Handy dad: 25 awesome projects for dads and kids. Todd Davis. 745.592 DAV
  • His father’s son: Earl and Tiger Woods. Tom Callahan. B Woods
  • The horse boy: a father’s quest to heal his son. Rupert Isaacson. Large Type 618.9289 ISA
  • Into the blue: a father’s flight and a daughter’s return. Susan Edsall. B Edsall
  • Lamentations of the father. Ian Frazier. 818 FRA
  • A legacy of faith: things I learned from my father. Ruth Graham. B Graham
  • Letters to my son: reflections on becoming a man. Kent Nerburn. 305.31 NER
  • Letters to Sam: a grandfather’s lessons on love, loss, and the gift of life. Daniel Gottlieb. 306.8745 GOT
  • Like father, like son. Hunter S. Fulghum; introduction by Robert Fulghum. B Fulghum
  • Live-away dads: staying a part of your children’s lives when they aren’t a part of your home. William C. Klatte. 306.874 KLA
  • Loss of innocence: a daughter’s addiction. a father’s fight to save her. Ronald B. Clem, Carren LeAnn Clem. Y 362.298 CLE
  • Made by Dad: 67 blueprints for making cool stuff: projects you build for (and with) your kids. Scott Bedford. 745.5 BED
  • Man enough: fathers, sons, and the search for masculinity. Frank S. Pittman. 155.332 PIT
  • Man made: a stupid quest for masculinity. Joel Stein. 818 STE
  • Man with a pan: culinary adventures of fathers who cook for their families. 641.5 MAN
  • The man within my head. Pico Iyer. 823 GRE
  • Manhood for amateurs: the pleasures and regrets of a husband, father, and son. Michael Chabon. B Chabon
  • Manning. Archie & Peyton Manning. B Manning
  • Memoir of the Sunday brunch. Julia Pandl. 641.5092 PAN
  • Messages from my father. Calvin Trillin. B Trillin
  • Monkey dancing: a father, two kids, and a journey to the ends of the earth. Daniel Glick. 910.41 GLI
  • My father at 100. Ron Reagan. B Reagan, CD B Reagan
  • My father, Daniel Boone: the Draper interviews with Nathan Boone. B Boone
  • My father, my president. Doro Bush Koch. B Bush
  • My father’s daughter: delicious, easy recipes celebrating family & togetherness. Gwyneth Paltrow. 641.5973 PAL
  • My father’s face: a portrait of the perfect father. James Robison. 248.842 ROB
  • My father’s footprints. Colin McEnroe. B McEnroe
  • My father’s ghost: the return of my old man and other second chances: a memoir. Suzy McKee Charnas. B Charnas
  • My father’s gun: one family, three badges, one hundred years in the NYPD. Brian McDonald. 363.2 MACD
  • My father’s secret war: a memoir. Lucinda Franks. B Franks
  • My grandfather’s blessings: stories of strength, refuge, and belonging. Rachel Naomi Remen. 291.442 REM
  • My old man and the sea: a father and son sail around Cape Horn. David & Daniel Hays. 910.45 HAY
  • Not my boy!: a father, a son, and one family’s journey with autism. Rodney Peete. 616.8588 PEE
  • One drop: my father’s hidden life– a story of race and family secrets. Bliss Broyard. B Broyard
  • Our fathers’ war: growing up in the shadow of the greatest generation. Tom Mathews. 973.92 MAT
  • The perfect Nazi: uncovering my grandfather’s secret past. Martin Davidson. B Davidson
  • Playing through: straight talk on hard work, big dreams, and adventures with Tiger. Earl Woods. B Woods
  • The prince of Frogtown. Rick Bragg. B Bragg
  • Raising Cubby: a father and son’s adventures with Asperger’s, trains, tractors, and high explosives. John Elder Robison. 616.8588 ROB, CD 616.8588 ROB
  • The reading promise: my father and the books we shared. Alice Ozma. 028.9 OZM, Large Type 028.9 OZM
  • The real James Herriot: a memoir of my father. Jim Wight. B Herriot
  • Renovations: a father and son rebuild a house and rediscover each other. John Marchese. 690.837 MAR
  • The return of the prodigal son: a meditation on fathers, brothers, and sons. Henri J.M. Nouwen. 248.842 NOU
  • Roommates: my grandfather’s story. Max Apple. B Apple
  • Schuyler’s monster: a father’s journey with his wordless daughter. Robert Rummel-Hudson. 616.855 RUM
  • Scout’s honor: a father’s unlikely foray into the woods. Peter Applebome. 369.43 APP
  • A secret gift: how one man’s kindness–and a trove of letters–revealed the hidden history of the Great Depression. Ted Gup. B Stone
  • Sh*t my dad says. Justin Halpern. 818 HAL, CD 818 HAL
  • Six lessons for six sons: an extraordinary father, a simple formula for success. Joe Massengale. 650.1 MAS
  • Solo dad survival guide: raising your kids on your own. Reginald F. Davis. 649.1 DAV
  • The souvenir: a daughter discovers her father’s war. Louise Steinman. B Steinman
  • Stations of the heart: parting with a son. Richard Lischer. 248.866 LIS
  • The story of my father. Sue Miller. 616.831 MIL
  • Strong fathers, strong daughters: 10 secrets every father should know. Meg Meeker. 306.8742 MEE
  • Tales from the dad side: misadventures in fatherhood. Steve Doocy. 306.8742 DOO
  • Tell my sons: a father’s last letters. Mark M. Weber. B Weber, CD B Weber
  • There when he needs you: how to be an available, involved, and emotionally connected father to your son. Neil I. Bernstein. 649.108 BER
  • The thing about life is that one day you’ll be dead. David Shields. 818 SHI
  • Things I learned about my dad (in therapy): essays. 306.8742 THI
  • Tip of the iceberg. Larry O’Connor. B O’Connor
  • To own a dragon: reflections on growing up without a father. Donald Miller. 248.8421 MIL
  • To see every bird on earth: a father, a son, and a lifelong obsession. Dan Koeppel. 598.072 KOE
  • Tommy’s honor: the story of old Tom Morris and young Tom Morris, golf’s founding father and son. Kevin Cook. 796.352 COO
  • The treehouse: eccentric wisdom from my father on how to live, love, and see. Naomi Wolf. B Wolf
  • A twist of Lemmon: a tribute to my father. Chris Lemmon. B Lemmon, Large Type B Lemmon
  • Two for the summit: my daughter, the mountains, and me. Geoffrey Norman. B Norman
  • Two kisses for Maddy: a memoir of loss & love. Matthew Logelin. 155.937 LOG
  • Walking wisdom: three generations, two dogs, and the search for a happy life. Gotham Chopra, Deepak Chopra. 173 CHO
  • What a difference a daddy makes. Kevin Leman.  649.1 LEM
  • What to expect when your wife is expanding: a reassuring month-by-month guide for the father-to-be. Thomas Hill. 618.24 HIL
  • Wisdom of our fathers: lessons and letters from daughters and sons. 306.8742 WIS
  • The wolf and the watchman: a father, a son, and the CIA. Scott C. Johnson. B Johnson
  • A wolf at the table: a memoir of my father. Augusten Burroughs. B Burroughs
  • Wrong about Japan: a father’s journey with his son. Peter Carey. 915.2 CAR
  • The year we disappeared: a father-daughter memoir. Cylin Busby, John Busby. Y 363.209 BUS
  • “You’ll never know”. Book 1. “A good and decent man”. C. Tyler. Y 741.5 TYL

FICTION

  • Archipelago. Monique Roffey. Fic ROF
  • The chosen. Chaim Potok. Y Fic POT
  • Courageous: a novelization. Randy Alcorn. Rel. Fic ALC, Spanish Lang. Fic ALC
  • Curveball: the year I lost my grip. Jordan Sonnenblick. Y Fic SON
  • Father’s Day murder. Leslie Meier. Mystery MEI
  • The first part last. Angela Johnson. Y Fic JOH, Large Type Fic JOH, Y AUDIO CD JOH
  • A fraction of the whole. Steve Toltz. Fic TOL
  • Gonzalez and Daughter Trucking Co. Maria Amparo Escandon. Fic ESC, Spanish Lang. Fic ESC
  • The good father. Noah Hawley. Fic HAW, Large Type Fic HAW
  • The great wide sea. M.H. Herlong. Y Fic HER
  • Hanging on to Max. Margaret Bechard. Y Fic BEC
  • Little star. Andi Watson. Graphic Fic WAT
  • Lost men. Brian Leung. Fic LEU
  • My dad’s a punk: 12 stories about boys and their fathers. Y Fic MYD
  • Responsible men. Edward Schwarzschild. Fic SCH
  • Secret father. James Carroll. Fic CAR, Large Type Fic CAR
  • The underwater welder. Jeff Lemire. Graphic Fic LEM

MUSIC CDS / AUDIOBOOKS

  • Eat every bean and pea on your plate. Daddy A Go Go. CD ZM DADD EEB B-69
  • My daddy is scratchy. Jamie Broza. CD ZM BROZ MDI G-02
  • Reading my father: a memoir. Alexandra Styron. CD B Styron

DVDS

  • The boys are back. DVD Drama B
  • 8 simple rules. DVD Comedy E
  • Nebraska. DVD Drama N
  • Two bits. DVD Drama T

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • The apple pie that Papa baked. Lauren Thompson. Pic THO
  • Are we there yet, Daddy? Virginia Walters. Pic WAL
  • Atomic Ace: (he’s just my dad). Jeff Weigel. Pic WEI
  • The Barefoot Book of father and son tales. Retold by Josephine Evetts-Secker. J 398.27 EVE
  • Big Daddy, frog wrestler. Maribeth Boelts. Pic BOE
  • Celebrating Father’s Day. Shelly Nielsen. E 394.26 NIE
  • Dad, Jackie, and me. Myron Uhlberg. Pic UHL
  • The dad of the dad of the dad of your dad. Jeff Moss. J 811 MOS
  • Daddy all day long. Francesca Rusackas. Pic RUS
  • The daddy mountain. Jules Feiffer. Pic FEI
  • Daddy, Papa, and me. Leslea Newman. Board Book NEW Parenting
  • Daddy poems. E 811.008 DAD
  • Day out with Daddy. Stephen Cook. Pic COO
  • Didi and Daddy on the Promenade. Marilyn Singer. Pic SIN
  • Driving Daddy. Hope Vestergaard. Pic VES
  • The evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Jacqueline Kelly. J KEL, Sp. Lang. J KEL, J AUDIO CD KEL
  • The father who had 10 children. Benedicte Guettier. Pic GUE
  • Father’s Day. Laura Alden. E 394.26 ALD
  • Grandad’s prayers of the earth. Douglas Wood. Pic WOO
  • Grandpa Green. Lane Smith. Pic SMI
  • Grandpa never lies. Ralph Fletcher. Pic FLE
  • Grandpa’s magic tortilla. Demetria Martinez, Rosalee Montoya-Read. Sp. Lang. J MAR
  • Happy Father’s Day. Steven Kroll. Pic KRO
  • Hey, daddy!: animal fathers and their babies. Mary Batten. E 591.56 BAT
  • Hooray for Father’s Day! Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. Pic SHA
  • How to babysit a grandpa. Jean Reagan. Pic REA
  • Hunting the daddyosaurus. Teresa Bateman. Pic BAT
  • I already know I love you. Billy Crystal. Pic CRY
  • I lost my dad. Taro Gomi. Pic GOM
  • I love Daddy. Lizi Boyd. Pic BOY
  • I love my daddy. Giles Andreae. Pic AND
  • If: a father’s advice to his son. Rudyard Kipling. J 821 KIP
  • In daddy’s arms I am tall: African Americans celebrating fathers. J 811.008 IND
  • Just like daddy. Megan E. Bryant. Pic BRY
  • A little at a time. David A. Adler. Pic ADL
  • Me and my dad! Alison Ritchie. Board Book RIT
  • My dad. Anthony Browne. Pic BRO, Sp. Lang. Pic BRO
  • My daddy and me. Jerry Spinelli. Pic SPI
  • My daddy is a pretzel: yoga for parents and kids. Baron Baptiste. Pic BAP, Sp. Lang. Pic BAP
  • Night shift daddy. Eileen Spinelli. Pic SPI
  • Papa and me. Arthur Dorros. Pic DOR
  • Papa’s song. Kate McMullan. Pic MACM
  • A perfect Father’s Day. Eve Bunting. Pic BUN
  • Piggy and Dad go fishing. David Martin. Pic MAR
  • Razzamadaddy. Linda Walvoord. Pic WAL
  • Sam’s ride. Becky Citra. J CIT
  • Slog’s dad. David Almond. J ALM
  • Tell me one thing, Dad. Tom Pow. Pic POW
  • The very best daddy of all. Marion Dane Bauer. Pic BAU
  • What dads can’t do. Douglas Wood. Pic WOO
  • What’s happening to Grandpa? Maria Shriver. Pic SHR
  • When Daddy prays. Nikki Grimes. E 811 GRI
  • Where is Grandpa? T.A. Barron. Pic BAR
  • A wild Father’s Day. Sean Callahan. Pic CAL

ACERCA DE PADRES EN ESPAÑOL / ABOUT FATHERS IN SPANISH

  • El libro de papá: guía sobre el embarazo, el nacimiento y la paternidad. Spanish Lang. 618.2 LIB
  • Porqué un hijo necesita un papá: 100 razones. Gregory E. Lang. Spanish Lang. 306.8742 LAN
  • Porqué una hija necesita un papá: 100 razones. Gregory E. Lang. Spanish Lang. 306.8742 LAN
  • El regalo del tiempo: cartas a mis hijos. Jorge Ramos. Spanish Lang. 170.44 RAM
  • Superpapá: cientos de sugerencias para sorprender a tus hijos y conectar con ellos. Giovanni Livera y Ken Preuss. Spanish Lang. 649.5 LIV
  • Transportes González e Hija. María Amparo Escandón. Spanish Lang. Fic ESC
  • El abuelito ha cambiado. Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso. Sp. Lang. Pic POL
  • Adivina cuanto te quiero. Sam McBratney. Sp. Lang. Pic MACB
  • A gift from papá Diego = Un regalo de papá Diego. Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Sp. Lang. E SAE
  • Lupita’s papalote = El papalote de Lupita. Lupe Ruiz-Flores. Sp. Lang. Pic RUI
  • El mejor es mi papá. Georgina Lazaro Leon. Sp. Lang. Pic LAZ
  • Mi papá. Anthony Browne. Sp. Lang. Pic BRO
  • Mi papá es un pretzel: yoga para padres e hijos. Baron Baptiste. Sp. Lang. Pic BAP
  • Mi papi. Mathew Price. Sp. Lang. Board Book PRI
  • Muffler man = El hombre mofle. Tito Campos. Sp. Lang. E CAM
  • My diary from here to there = Mi diario de aquí hasta allá. Amada Irma Pérez. Sp. Lang. E PER
  • My tata’s guitar = La guitarra de mi tata. Ethriam Cash Bramar. Sp. Lang. Pic BRA
  • Querido dragon pasa el dia con papa = Dear dragon’s day with father. Margaret Hillert. Sp. Lang. E HIL
  • Superabuelo. David M. Schwartz. Sp Lang E SCH
  • A walk with Grandpa = Un paseo con abuelo. Sharon Solomon. Sp. Lang. Pic SOL
  • Ya sé que te quiero. Billy Crystal. Sp Lang Pic CRY
  • You can always count on Daddy = Siempre puedes contar con papá. Mireille d’Allance. Sp. Lang. Pic ALL

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