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Boats for Papa


Author: Jessixa  BAGLEY
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Subject/Category:  K-2
Year Reviewed:: 2016
ISBN: 9781626720398
Review: Buckley processes the loss of his father by carving ever more beautiful and detailed boats and setting them adrift. If they don't return to shore, he believes his father received them along with the enclosed notes. Warm illustrations convey the quiet setting and tender love between mother and son, gently portraying their shared grief and gradual healing.

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