Fathers and Daughters

Finding Days Bottom

By Candice Ransom

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After her father dies, eleven-year-old Jane-Ery slowly finds healing through her relationship with her grandfather and their rural Virginia home. J Fic Ran
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The Princess Diaries

By Meg Cabot

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Fourteen-year-old Mia, who is trying to lead a normal life as a teenage girl in New York City, is shocked to learn that her father is the Prince of Genovia, a small European principality, and that she is a princess and the heir to the throne. 

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The Sick Day

By Patricia MacLachlan

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"Emily complains she has a stomach ache in her head and a headache in her throat, so Father puts down his writing to take care of Emily in her sickbed. He jokes about her outrageous demands and becomes irritated when he cannot find the thermometer anywhere. The next day he has caught Emily’s bug and now Emily is taking care of him-while Mama is home from work picking up things from the day before." JE Fic Mac

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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At Daddy's On Saturdays

By Linda Walvoord Girard

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Although her parents' divorce causes her to feel anger, concern, and sadness, Katie discovers that she can keep a loving relationship with her father even though he lives apart from her. JE Fic Gir

Suggested for ages 5 - 8

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After Charlotte's Mom Died

By Cornelia Spelman

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Because her mom's death causes six-year-old Charlotte to feel sad, mad, and scared, she and her dad visit a therapist who helps them acknowledge and express their feelings. JE Fic Spe

Suggested for ages 5 - 7

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Rowan Hood, Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest

By Nancy Springer

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In her quest to connect with Robin Hood, the father she has never met, thirteen-year-old Rosemary disguises herself as a boy, befriends a half-wolf, half-dog, a runaway princess, and an overgrown boy whose singing is hypnotic, and makes peace with her elfin heritage.

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