Monday, June 14, 2010

A Father Daughter Story

I love this picture book. It is about a father and daughter reconnecting after he returns from World War II. The author remembers an adored over-sized flannel shirt from her own childhood. A similar shirt plays a pivotal role in Crow Call, as do slices of cherry pie and a crow call. With these simple elements a father and daughter begin to know each other again. The Andrew Wyeth like illustrations are stunning. This is a great selection for father's day.

Ages 6-12

Activity: Who will be the first in your family to spot a crow? How many crows will you spot before school starts again in the fall? Here's what to look for...

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