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Ms. Urquhart from San Ramon CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Diverse and Wonderful Library

Help me give my students a robust, diverse, and fantastic classroom library.

  • $568 goal

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My Project

As a second year teacher, I am still in the process of building a diverse and robust classroom library for my incoming first graders. My classroom serves a wide range of backgrounds, ethnicities and cultures. I would love for my classroom library to represent all of these amazing students and their families. Everyday there is a built-in time for a read aloud and for students to read independently during readers workshop. Access to diverse books at different reading levels that my students find interesting is one of my main priorities for my class library. This is where my students find the most joy. Through books my students are able to escape to new adventures and explore the world without having to leave class. My students also get the opportunity to learn that our world is made up of beautifully different people from different places.

These books will continue to enhance our class library by adding more diversely rich books.

The books selected are books about diverse characters, backgrounds, and reading levels. It is important to me that my students can see themselves in the books available in the library and in our read aloud.

Ms. Urquhart
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rainbow Weaver/Tejedora del Arcoiris • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
My Magical Dreams - The Magic of Me Series - The Number 1 Personal Growth Series for Confident, Happy, and Healthy Children! • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Paletero Man/¡Que Paletero tan Cool!: Bilingual Spanish-English • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Mommy's Khimar • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Jalapeno Bagels • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Alfie: (The Turtle That Disappeared) • Amazon Business $17.74 1 $17.74
The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
When Lola Visits • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
That's Not My Name! • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Pink Is for Boys • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
My Magical Words (The Magic of Me Series) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Ating and the Magic Carabao • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Bilal Cooks Daal • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
I Am Golden • Amazon Business $14.44 1 $14.44
The Water Princess • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
I Am Whole: A Multi-Racial Children's Book Celebrating Diversity, Language, Race and Culture • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
My Magical Foods - The Magic of Me Series - The Number 1 Personal Growth Series for Confident, Happy, and Healthy Children! • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
My Magical Gifts - The Magic of Me Series - The Number 1 Personal Growth Series for Confident, Happy, and Healthy Children! • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Rocket Says Look Up! • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Celebrations Around the World: The Fabulous Celebrations you Won't Want to Miss • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Whoever Heard of a Flying Bird? • Amazon Business $12.73 1 $12.73
All Hair Best • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Cora Cooks Pancit • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
That Thing about Bollywood • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hanukkah Bear • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Don't Touch My Hair! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Sari for Ammi • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Meeting Mimi: A Story About Different Abilities, Guided Reading Level F (Playing and Learning Together) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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