Celebrate dads of all types with these preteen reads to get you thinking about that all-important father figure in your life.
Bud, Not Buddy: 10-year-old Bud has had a rough go of it as a black kid growing up in foster homes in Depression-era Flint, Michigan. He expects his luck to change when he meets his father, who he has decided is jazz musician Herman E. Calloway.
Hold Fast: The Early Pearl's life is disrupted when her father disappears from their Chicago home and she must move with her mother and brother into a city shelter. Early knows that Dash wouldn't just disappear, so she decides to solve the mystery.
Moon Over Manifest: As Abilene spends the summer of 1936 in Manifest, Kansas, with an old family friend, she discovers a box of keepsakes. Each one holds a secret she must unlock about her father, as well as other characters in the town of Manifest, and how they shaped the man Abilene adores.