This webpage says that books "can be “windows” that show us real places we haven’t yet visited, or introduce us to new ways of thinking and living through characters that are different than we are. They can also be “mirrors” to help us feel less alone in the world by reading about people who struggle with the same issues we do."
It goes on to say "Here are eight books that the young readers on Bookopolis.com highly recommend as books that build empathy and understanding of our diverse world by allowing kids to walk in someone else’s shoes for a while."
"Books That Help Kids Walk in Someone Else's Shoes." Brightly, www.readbrightly.com/books-that-help-kids-walk-in-someone-elses-shoes/?linkId=40214119.