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Mrs. Biscocho from Cliffside Pk NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Battle Bullying Through Books

Help me give my students books that will make them realize that being kind is always the better option.

  • $342 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a class of students who are influenced by everything they see. Students often mimic behavior observed. Due to their age, many of them are not sure who they want to be. Therefore, they fall under peer pressure more often than not. Bullying is something that effects my students at some point in their life. I believe it is necessary to teach children what to do when put in a situation that they are made to feel vulnerable.

I teach in a Title I school, with a 80% free and reduced lunch rate.

My students depend greatly on the educational experience our school can give them. More than that, they feel confident in sending them to our school, because here, we teach to the "whole child". Many of their parents have sacrificed so much to bring their children to this country in order to give them a better life. They expect to have their child taught the grade standards, but more importantly, the right principals and values.

My Project

Recently, I have noticed a lot more bullying happening in our school. Many students are afraid to stand up for what they believe in their hearts is the right thing to do. Some students are bystanders, others are the students being bullied, and of course there are the actual bullies. I believe that through literature, children's eyes can be opened to the harshness of bullying.

In this project, I am requesting various picture books that will help students with bullying problems, friendship issues, and becoming better individuals.

I believe that students need to start with a good hard look at themselves, and truly understand how they can become the best version of themselves.

Mrs. Biscocho
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Just Kidding • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Sorry! • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Rumor Has It (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy • Amazon Business $10.11 1 $10.11
Lying Up a Storm • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I Can't Find My Whatchamacallit!! (Functioning Executive) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Cell Phoney • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Study Skilled...NOT!!! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Weird!: A Story About Dealing with Bullying in Schools (The Weird! Series) • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
What’s in It for Me? (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.11 1 $9.11
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Nobody!: A Story About Overcoming Bullying in Schools • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them (Dino Life Guides for Families) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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