Saturday, June 14, 2014

Five top fathers and father figures in YA literature

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog, Dahlia Adler tagged five top fathers and father figures in Young Adult literature, including:
Sam (Then You Were Gone, by Lauren Strasnick)

Strictly speaking, Sam isn’t anyone’s dad, he’s the live-in boyfriend of main character Adrienne’s mother. That said, as a father figure, he’s one of the most present and caring I’ve seen in YA—a standout feature in its own right that’s magnified times infinity when you take into account how rarely nontraditional family structures receive a positive portrayal.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue