This #1 New York Times bestseller is Edelman's personal letter to her three sons--a inspirational work of love filled with wisdom and advice, such as don't feel entitled to anything you don't sweat for and don't be afraid to fail--it's the way you learn to do things right. The first African American woman admitted to the Mississippi bar, Edelman is founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund.
"A celebration of the family, a benediction to the young, and an invocation to the nation's conscience." -Jonathan KozolA
"Every parent and every child should read this book to each other." -T. Berry Brazleton, M.D.A