This book not only defines the term godparent; it provides current parents and future parents advice on how to properly select godparents for their children. With a master's degree in social work, the book's author has many years of experience working with families, children, and youth. The author explains why it is important to appoint a godparent as a legal custodial guardian. The author's writing style is personable and in a conversational tone. The book is brief but packed with a lot of vital information.