This book is just amazing on so many different levels. Horace is adopted and he feels like he stands out far too much with his spots in a family of stripes. His family loves him very much but he has a hard time feeling like he fits in. One day he runs away to find a family like him but he finds out what true family is instead. This book is perfect for kids who are dealing with being adopted or for kids who feel different from others in their family or others around them.