If I Were in Charge of the World and Other Worries: Poems for Children and Their Parents by Judith Viorst is today's featured book with excerpted poem.
And while we're here, more great books by Viorst. Some of these would make great Mother's Day gifts actually.
And if you know a little girl begging for an ear-piercing or earrings in general, this is a superb book:
And Viorst contributed to What the Dormouse Said: Lessons for Grown-ups from Children's Books