Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Our Commonality: Humanity

As the wait grows, I've had time to begin thinking about the repertoire of important books that I'd like to include in our daughter's library, books that address issues of transracial adoption, equality, race, diversity, culture and the like. My friend told me about Mem Fox's Whoever You Are. I checked it out from the library and decided it's a definite must-add, with its beautiful illustrations and its poignant message. For ages birth to 5 years (and even good for adults;).

Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. And their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are just like you.

3 comments:

Andrea said...

Courtney that book looks great I will have to check it out.

Lesley Grandstaff said...

I love this book, too! I have given it to a couple of new moms already!

elizabeth said...

glad you liked it coco!! love elizabeth