The other day, I participated in a conversation about what sort of things we’d like to see more prevalent in children’s books. I wish I could have formed some better opinions, but honestly I don’t feel very in the loop when it comes to kids’ books. Ruthie’s collection is a mish-mash of my old books, hand-me-downs from friends, rummage sale finds, gifts from grandparents, and the occasional special book that Chalupa and I buy her for Christmas, her birthday, or some special occasion. I am not someone who goes out and buys current popular books, and right now I don’t even have a library card, as we live in the country. So in the interest of looking into what kind of books Ruthie is…