Dear Daughter

A Love Story

Non-Fiction - Parenting
57 Pages
Reviewed on 01/26/2022
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Author Biography

Dedrick Moone is a passionate individual with multiple roles and a heart for making a difference. As a devoted husband and proud girl-dad, he finds joy in his family and embraces the responsibilities that come with these cherished roles. Dedrick's journey as an author, philanthropist, humanitarian, book reviewer, international motivational speaker, and Toastmaster has allowed him to touch lives around the globe.

Driven by his desire to see others thrive, Dedrick has made it his life's mission to create a positive and enjoyable impact wherever he is given the opportunity. His presence has been recognized on television and various platforms, showcasing his expertise and inspiring others through his words and actions.

Beyond his personal achievements, Dedrick actively participates in professional organizations and serves as a spokesperson for nonprofit agencies. These affiliations further demonstrate his commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

With a genuine passion for helping individuals be their best selves, Dedrick L. Moone continues to leave a positive and lasting impact, using his diverse skills and experiences to uplift and empower those he encounters.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

There is a special, unique bond that exists between a father and his daughter. It’s not quite the same as between a father and son, because daughters look up to their fathers in a different way; they see them as superheroes, someone who will be there when needed and will fix things that need fixing. In a series of letters to his daughter, author Dedrick L Moone expresses his love for her in many different ways. He outlines his initial love, before she was even born, in the delivery room, when she first comes home, and the heartbreak when he and his wife separate and she takes his daughter far away. The letters continue and the bond strengthens. Dedrick finally obtains custody and becomes an exceptional single Dad as the father-daughter bond deepens. It’s amazing what can be expressed in a simple letter to someone you love.

Dedrick L Moone’s book, Dear Daughter: A Love Story, is a collection of letters, telling a story of a special bond between himself and his daughter. The plot unravels through a succession of poignant letters, written with care and compassion. Each letter begins with the appropriate salutation, “Dear Daughter.” And each letter reveals something special about their growing bond. The language is simple so young readers can follow along and the illustrations are bright and colorful and speak volumes about the compassion and love that exists between father and daughter. Like Robert Munsch’s Love You Forever, a similar story that follows the growing bond between a mother and her son, this story (in letters) is a gentle affirmation of the love between two special people. Have the tissues handy as, like Munsch’s story, there will be tears to shed as you read this compelling story of parental love.