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Mrs. Arce from Harlingen TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Diverse Library for Diverse Learners

Help me give my students access to a classroom library with diversity and inclusion.

  • $464 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a dual language classroom, and come from a low social economic background. Fifty percent of them are English Language Learners. Home life is not a literacy rich environment.

Most of my students struggle in reading, writing, science and math.

My kids work vary hard to overcome all the struggles that they are facing at such a young age. They will overcome the many challenges that they bring from home and outperform the expectations they have of themselves.

My Project

Diversity is an important concept to teach. There are so many teachable moments during the course of a school day about diversity and inclusion. The books in this project will allow my students to have access to literature on diversity and inclusion.

My students' love for reading will be fostered.

Based on research access to books improves children's ability and desire to read.

Students need to be taught that there is one world and many cultures that we can learn from. The books that I have chosen for this project will allow my students to read and understand books on diversity, inclusion and acceptance.

My students will have an opportunity to individually read, peer read, discuss the chosen books and then teach what they learned from them. They will also have the opportunity to take home and share this experience with their family.

Mrs. Arce
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Thank You, Mr. Falker • AKJ Education $13.49 1 $13.49
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Henry's Freedom Box • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Other Side • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Each Kindness • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
I Am Malala The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Marisol McDonald no combina (Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match) • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Double Down • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
Wonder • AKJ Education $9.99 1 $9.99
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Brown Girl Dreaming • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Amelia's Road • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
American Born Chinese • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
Mexican WhiteBoy • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Sold • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Tangerine • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Dreamer • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The One and Only Ivan • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Rules • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Hundred Dresses • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ramona the Pest (Ramona the Pest) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Boy Called Slow The True Story of Sitting Bull • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Name Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tar Beach • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Wall • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Elijah of Buxton • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Lemonade War • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Number the Stars • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Restart • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Who Was Rosa Parks? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
Ling & Ting Not Exactly the Same! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto • AKJ Education $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$358.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.50

Total project goal

$463.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$463.35

8 Donors

-$251.00

Donations toward project cost

-$215.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.40

Matching donations from our partners

-$209.71

Match offers toward project cost

-$178.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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