Taken from his mother at age three, Steve Klakowicz lives in the clutches of a cruel foster family. He finds his only refuge in a box of books given to him by a kind stranger, books that take him to new worlds he can only imagine. He begins to hope that one day he might have a different life. As he grows, Steve is determined to unravel the mystery of his origins. A fair-complexioned boy with blue eyes, a curly Afro, and a Polish last name, he embarks on an extraordinary quest for his identity, armed with only one clue. Yet nothing is as it appears... Since its publication in 2012, Steve Pemberton's story has inspired thousands of people around the world. He has shared his story with millions on The Today Show and CBS News. This Young Readers' Edition teaches children - To begin each day with hope. - That there is goodness in the world and that it is possible to be a beacon of light for others. - How to apply, through age-appropriate prompts, Steve's inspirational message to their own lives as they find encouragement that they can overcome challenging circumstances. - And that everyone comes from different backgrounds and has value.