Small Great Things Author:Jodi Picoult A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned -- they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing in to perform CPR. When her i... more »ndecision ends in tragedy, Ruth finds herself on trial, represented by a white public defender who warns against bringing race into the courtroom. As the two come to develop a truer understanding of each other's lives, they begin to doubt the beliefs they each hold most dear.« less
I have read many of her books and I have to say this is my favorite. There were so many twists; some totally unexpected. As always when reading a book by Jodi Picoult, she challenges the reader to look at different viewpoints from different characters then form your own opinion as to what you think is morally right.