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Night Job - Cover
Night Job
Karen Hesse, Candlewick Press 2018
Dad and son ride their motorcycle to the school where Dad works the night shift cleaning and polishing all the rooms for the next day. The child helps with small tasks, they eat their lunch from home at midnight, and then the child sleeps on the couch in the library while Dad works. At dawn, they get back onto the motorcycle to head home, where Dad falls asleep in the big chair and the child climbs up into his arms and snuggles down. A beautiful book about a loving working class single Dad and the honorable work he does.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Single Parent, Non-Stereotypical Males, White/Euro-American
Special Topics: Bedtime/Nighttime, Work
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others