In a tale spanning twenty-five years, a doctor delivers his newborn twins during a snowstorm and, rashly deciding to protect his wife from their baby daughter's affliction with Down Syndrome, turns her over to a nurse, who secretly raises the child.
Corduroy by Don Freeman is the first in a long series of picture books about little teddy bear. In this one he's living in an apartment store, forgotten on a shelf long enough he's lost one of his buttons. This book is part of my childhood!
I absolutely love this quote about reading and having a fulfilling life. Books can provide amazing adventures that we would otherwise be unable to experience. - "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.