Emelia Understands Equity

Follow along with Emelia as she learns that Fair Doesn't Always Mean Equal

Author: Jeff Tucker
Illustrator Miranda Morrissey
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Winner of the Counselor's Choice Award!

The students at Chicorée Elementary are back and this time Emelia is feeling stressed. She has some big tests and is nervous about having time to finish. So imagine her reaction when Sammy gets an extra few minutes to finish his test, and Cecelia gets to use a calculator for hers!

It’s just not fair!

When her big belly breaths aren’t helping her calm down, Emelia goes to visit the school counselor, Mr. Collins. Mr. Collins uses keen listening, positive relationships, and wonderful illustrative examples to help Emelia see that fair does not always mean equal.

Readers of all ages, adults included, will find this timely teaching tale valuable and relevant.

This is the second story in the Chicorée Elementary Stories for Success book series. Included are tips for parents and educators to help teach the concept of equity to children.

Extend the learning with the accompanying downloadable activities: Grades K-3 & Grades 4-6!

This series also includes:

Watch for a sneak peek into the book!

About the Author

JEFF TUCKER is the author of the popular Chicorée Elementary Stories for Success book series. He is a licensed professional counselor with experience providing mental health services to students of all ages. An avid reader and writer since childhood, he believes in the power of books to help young people thrive. Jeff holds a master's degree in counseling and is currently pursuing a doctorate in counselor education and supervision from Adam's State University.

Published by Boys Town Press
ISBN: 978-1-944882-76-1
Juvenile Fiction
Full Color Illustrations
31 pages
Softcover, 9"x9"
Grades K-5; Ages 5-11
Lexile Measure: 530L