Far from the Tree: A Dozen Kinds of Love by Andrew Solomon
Inspired by his own childhood, this new book from Andrew Solomon tells stories of exceptional children and their families. It deals warmly and profoundly with the reality of navigating difference; and illustrates many triumphs of compassion and love.
In the end, Solomon concludes that parenting is not a sport for perfectionists. A must-read for parents and those working with children.