The Definitive Guide to

Chocolate Me!

Written by Taye Diggs & illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Published by Square Fish
1234567
5.0 / 7.0
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
Add to list
Prices as of Sep 18
$7.99
Retail Price
$6.79
Bookshop
$7.99
used $7.99
Amazon
Oct 6, 2015
Publication Date
40
Pages
4-8
Target Age

What's Chocolate Me! About

Publisher Summary

The boy is teased for looking different than the other kids. His skin is darker, his hair curlier. He tells his mother he wishes he could be more like everyone else. And she helps him to see how beautiful he really, truly is.

What Kind of Book is Chocolate Me!

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • The main character gets picked on because the of the way he looks (his skin color). What can you do if you experience racism or see it happening? How can you be antiracist?

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
1234567
5.0 / 7.0

When other children tease him for looking differently, he ends up crying inside because of their hurtful words. His wise and loving mother helps him realize how wonderful he his (love the touching, affirmative words from his mother). His newfound appreciation for his differences brings him confidence and forgiveness towards the children who teased him.

Book Lists That Include Chocolate Me!

Book Topics › antiracism
Children's Books About Antiracism
Book Topics › being yourself
Bold Children's Books About Being Yourself
Book Topics › belonging
Children's Books About Belonging
Book Topics › being different
Children's Books About Being Different
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote Chocolate Me!

author
Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs is an actor whose credits include motion pictures (How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Chicago), stage (Rent, Wicked), and television (Private Practice, The Good Wife, Murder in the First, Empire). He is also the author of Mixed Me! and Chocolate Me!, both published by F&F. He lives in Los Angeles and New York City with his son.

View Author

Who Illustrated Chocolate Me!

illustrator
Shane W. Evans

Shane W. Evans loves to dream. First he dreamed of opening his own art studio. He did that in 2007. Shane’s books include We March; Olu’s Dream; and Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, a 2012 Coretta Scott King Medalist. When he isn’t on the road, Shane dreams at home in Kansas City, MO. Visit him online at www.shaneevans.com.

View Illustrator

What Has Shane W. Evans Said About Chocolate Me!

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Shane know that you want more details about Chocolate Me!!

What Has Taye Diggs Said About Chocolate Me!

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Taye know that you want more details about Chocolate Me!!

Shane W. Evans's Book Dedication

Thank you, God, for always showing me ways to grow. I dedicate this book to ALL of my family, and the "sweetness" they have shown me. Chocolate cupcakes for you ALL!!!

Taye Diggs's Book Dedication

To my son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs. I love you.

More Books From These Creatives

Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, Shane W. Evans
Picture book
4.3
Add to list

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked Chocolate Me!

Book Details

ISBN:
9781250068019
Publication Date:
October 6, 2015
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2019296439
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1023132398
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1250068010
ATOS® Book Level:
2.1
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
148467
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 74%
This page is starting to look fantastic!
Depth Score - 21%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.