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“So much for us to consider as we go through this extraordinary book-- how fate and chance determine the circumstances of our lives-- all told in wonderfully affecting and summoning language by a thoughtful and introspectively energetic father and writer who shares with us a family's life and in so doing helps us to become his companions in human understanding.” ―Robert Coles, best-selling author of The Moral Intelligence of Children and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Children of Crisis
“Dan Kennedy writes in a friendly, trustworthy voice about difficult topics: difference, prejudice, and disability. Little People has the form of memoir and the effect of social commentary. Its power is cumulative. Using his own parental anxiety and curiosity as a bridge, Kennedy makes unfamiliar experience accessible.” ―Peter D. Kramer, best-selling author of Listening to Prozac and Spectacular Happiness
My husband and I are average height with a daughter who has achodronplasia. It was not only very informative, but also a good read. Read morePublished on February 11, 2013 by C. Mcgee
I love this book, As a parent of a 14 month old boy with dwarfism, recently adopted from Liberia ( not yet home unfortunately) I've been trying to learn and read as much as I can... Read morePublished on September 25, 2006 by Kelley Stevens
I found Dan Kennedy's story about the joys and challenges of his daughter's life to be honest, compelling and thought-provoking. Read morePublished on October 19, 2003 by Esther
I have not identified more with an author as I have with Dan Kennedy. As a little person, I found that Dan was right on the mark in his documentation of the way society view... Read morePublished on October 18, 2003 by Amazon Customer