Sasha Leigh Smith: Daddy Daughter Dance MINUS THE DADDY is the endearing story of a fun-loving, mix-match sock wearing, 2nd grader who’s father is absent from her life. After learning of her school’s upcoming Daddy-Daughter Dance, Sasha embarks on a stirring journey marked by difficult questions, disappointing discoveries and conquering resilience.
Authors Marea Michele and Kynnedy Rae, creatively navigates questions and dilemmas that arise in the lives of children with absent fathers. The imaginatively illustrated, 10 chapter book offers a youthful, humorous and tear jerking commentary on a subject where the child’s voice is rarely heard. This young author has opened a door for the dialog to begin, to address the disheartening epidemic of absent father families.