My Food, Your Food
From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different
It’s food week in Manuel’s class. Each student tells about something special his or her family eats. Manuel learns that families have different food traditions. Some eat noodles with chopsticks. Others use a fork. Some families eat flat bread. Others eat puffy bread. What kind of food will Manuel share with his class? Join him to find out how deliciously different and alike food can be.
Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they’re unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore similarities and differences among people and cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends’ and neighbors’ lives. Kid-friendly text and appealing illustrations make these informational fiction books fun.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Fiction, Social Studies|
|Category||Diverse Books: Celebrating Differences , Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Cloverleaf Books ™|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.1|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JUV039090, JUV074000, JUV050000|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 9.75|
|Guided Reading Level||L|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||170585|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“[The text] is clear and straightforward yet also nuanced and culturally sensitive…emphasizes that it’s best not to ignore differences but to learn more about them….All students can benefit from this series.”―School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Lisa Bullard
Lisa Bullard is the award-winning author of more than 60 books for children, including You Can Write a Story: A Story-Writing Recipe for Kids. She teaches writing classes at the Loft Literary Center and regularly visits schools to talk with students about story-writing.
Illustrator: Christine M. Schneider
Christine M. Schneider owns Yellow Pencil Studio, Inc., an illustration and design studio, and has illustrated a number of picture books. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, with her husband and daughter.
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different
Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they’re unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore similarities and differences among people and cultures by… View available downloads →