There were tiny revelations that had Leigh Anne upset for days, for what they implied about his (Michael Oher's) childhood. She took Michael with her and Sean Junior to a Barnes & Noble. As they walked through the store, Sean Junior spotted Where the Wild Things Are and said, "Look, Mom, you used to read that to me when I was little." To which Michael replied, in the most detached tone, "I've never had anyone read me a book." p78
This passage from The Blind Side by Michael Lewis pulls at my maternal instincts. I just want to run out in the street and grab some unsuspecting child and read to him/her!