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Chocolate Me!

Title

Chocolate Me!

Authors

Taye Diggs

Illustrator

Shane W. Evans

Publisher

Feiwel and Friends

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780312603267

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Relates the experiences of a dark-skinned, curly-haired child who wishes he could look more like the lighter-skinned children in his community until his mother helps him realize how wonderful he is inside and out.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Racial Diversity; Multiracial; skin color; multiracial community

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

mother

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book

Keywords

teasing; bullying; mother-son relationship; individuality; self-acceptance; chocolate; insecurities

Diversity Impact

indirect

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