Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
- Reading age: 8 to 12
A family car trip across Canada brings Megan and her dad face to face with how sad and happy growing up can be.
About the author
Brian Doyle is a four-time winner of the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award. His American honors include being selected for the Horn Book's Fanfare List, the ABA "Pick of the Lists" and the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age. He has also won the NSK Neustadt Prize, the Phoenix Honor Award, and he has been named a finalist for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives in Chelsea, Quebec.
We liked Hey, Dad! for its amusingly pungent view of contemporary life seen through the eyes of a disgruntled 13-year-old girl.
CBC Radio Children's Panel