Mommy, Why Come?
Shirley Judge Blount wants children to know that they are special, and they do not have to look like or be like anyone else. She also wants them to be accepting of others’ differences because blessings and opportunities might come from someone different than them. It is for these reasons that she writes “Mommy, Why Come?” (published by WestBow Press), a book that encourages children to accept themselves first and then others who may be different.
This is a story about two little girls from different parts of the country, realizing that they are not so different after all. When 7-year-old Angela, an African-American girl, and her family move into the all-Caucasian neighborhood of 7-year-old Sarah, and her family, (more…)