I realize the ideas in Growing Up Global may seem painfully naïve to the bus driver quoted above, but I have to hold up the hope that if the youngest among us are nurtured with a mindset based on humanity’s oneness and connectedness – and the profound implications that follow – a true solution lies deep inside there, somewhere.
PTO’s, school book fairs, libraries, local media, book groups and like-minded organizations are a great beginning for an event around the release of Growing Up Global.
“Global is where the opportunities are.”
Our daughter Layla is spending 6 weeks this summer in Shanghai. She called us on Skype the other day (amazing in itself), very excited about two things: going to see the new Harry Potter movie (I believe it premiered the same day as in US) and even better than Harry Potter, if you can believe…
As several friends texted, told, and posted to me that they ordered the book, we watched the amazon.com sales ranking begin improving dramatically: Around 260,000 on Fri; 104,000 on Sat; 28,000+ on Sunday morning, to the current #9,590.