The list author says: "Here are some books I've read and loved. I'm interested in finding books that feed my interest in other people, languages, and cultures and that help me introduce them to my son. I write about introducing children to other people and cultures at www.kidculture.wordpress.com."
"If you don't love this book you have a heart of stone. Sorry, that's a bit strong, but it touches a nerve with parents, I think. Once you're a parent, you'd go to the ends of the earth to get your child to eat a carrot. That is the moral of the story, right?"
"It's the 50th anniversary in 2010 of Ruby Bridges' - and her parents' - commitment to gaining equal access to education for every child. She faced more at 6 years old than most of us will in our entire lives. She is one of our greatest living heroes."