I would use something I do with other students. I would read a few pages or a chapter and have them discuss and quickly sketch what they learned from the reading. It can even be stick figures as long as they can show that they understand what was read. Between the listening, the discussion and the drawing the students will get a great sense of the books idea.
I would like to have my students do more. We already collect for families in need and the animal shelter. I want to find ways that they can do more for our community. I think this book would
Lead to this discussion and them being inspired.