Books that Dad will Love

To all of the dads, uncles, grandfathers, and father figures out there, wishing you all the happiest Father’s Day this weekend. In honor of the holiday, we’ve compiled a list of books highlighting the different aspects and perspectives on fatherhood. Hope you enjoy them!

A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger than Basketball
By Dwayne Wade

In this moving and triumphant memoir, Wade shares his inspiring thoughts about fathers and sons, the gratifying responsibilities of being a dad to his two sons, and recounts his growing up years and memorable rise to the top of professional basketball.

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Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey through His Son’s Addiction
By David Sheff

What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted David Sheff’s journey through his son Nic’s addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery.

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Hair Love
By Matthew A. Cherry

When Daddy steps in to style Zuri’s hair for an extra special occasion, he has a lot to learn. But he loves Zuri, and he’ll do anything to make her and her hair happy. Tender and empowering, Hair Love is an ode to loving your natural hair — and a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere.

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Make sure to add these books to your reading list!

A Father’s Law
By Richard Wright

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A Gathering of Old Men
By Ernest J. Gaines

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Between the World and Me
By Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Calico Joe
By John Grisham
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Dad’s Playbook
By Tom Limbert


Dreams from My Father
By Barack Obama
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Franklin Barbecue
By Aaron Franklin

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Good Talk, Dad
By Bill Geist

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Not My Father’s Son
By Alan Cumming
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Promise Me, Dad
By Joe Biden

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Rich Dad Poor Dad
By Robert T. Kiyosaki

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The Beautiful Struggle
By Ta-Nehisi Coates

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