Chocolate Milk, Por Favor by Maria Dismondy is a book written to help us understand empathy and diversity. Gabe moves into a classroom and Johnny doesn't treat him very well. Gabe doesn't speak the language and is trying hard to fit in. Read this book to your class and they will gasp when they see how he feels.
This product offers vocabulary words, their meanings, comprehension, some thought provoking questions, and a way to discuss how your class is alike and different.
In our nation, we believe it's a good time to think about being nicer to each other and that we need to reach out and help others no matter who they are. This book will be a good example to your students.