Everybody is afraid of something, whether it is spiders, heights, or the dark. A young boy is too afraid to try things because of his size, but a good friend helps him feel better. In the same way a diverse group of characters get over their fears with a letter from a loved one. This endearing tale about common fears and caring for each other reaches out to the insecurities of young children and makes it clear that those around them will keep them safe. The rhyming prose imparts an empowering story of overcoming fears and helps children both recognize and embrace the world's expanding ethnic diversities.