Saturday, June 14, 2014

Five of the best dads in YA literature

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog, Dahlia Adler tagged five top fathers and father figures in Young Adult literature, including:
Ken Dietz (Please Ignore Vera Dietz, by A.S. King)

In one of the loveliest, most touching father-daughter relationships in YA, Vera and Ken Dietz may not always see eye to eye—particularly when their relationship is ruled by the fear that she will follow in his footsteps—but there’s no concern of the common “Missing Parent Syndrome” in YA here. When a teenage girl says about her father that she feels like “his equal, and his friend,” you know there’s something special there.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue