My Dad's a Punk

12 Stories About Boys and Their Fathers

Tony Bradman

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This superb collection of original stories by twelve contemporary male writers explores the relationship between fathers and sons with thoughtfulness, comedy, and wisdom. There are stories about a boy who wants a different father and others with fathers who are demanding, loving, and absent. There is even a digital father from the future. This unique collection will give boys food for thought on a subject that is close to home.

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Praise for My Dad's a Punk

 Books for Growing Minds

"Thought-provoking, humorous, and wise."
 
Publishers Weekly
Presents wisdom for all.

VOYA
Overall the collection is a good choice for libraries and father-son book clubs.
 
School Library Journal
The stories are funny, truthful, poignant, and bittersweet...This book gives teens a realistic picture of the variety of father/son relationships.



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About the Author

Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman was a pop music journalist before becoming a children's book writer and reviewer in 1980. He has written fiction, poetry, and edited a number of highly successful anthologies. He also compiled The Kingfisher Treasury of Pirate Stories.

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My Dad's a Punk
12 Stories About Boys and Their Fathers
Tony Bradman

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NYPL Books for the Teen Age

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Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
May 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753458709
ISBN10: 0753458705
Middle-Grade Fiction
7 3/10 x 5 1/10 inches, 271 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$7.95
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