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Mr. Mac Comer from Knoxville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bilingual Books for the Kids - English and Spanish Readers

Help me give my students bilingual books so that they can learn how to read both English and Spanish!

  • $7,791 goal

This project expired on November 10, 2020.

This project expired on November 10, 2020.

My Students

The pandemic has hit us unlike anything that we've ever seen. Schools, businesses, and parks have all closed down leaving children nowhere to go to have fun, especially in urban areas. With school being closed, my students are stuck at home with nothing to read.

I teach at a Title I school in Knoxville, TN.

We have around 100 kindergartners who are almost all free or reduced lunch. The neighborhood loves their teachers, so let us show them a little love back.

My Project

English and Spanish are the most commonly used languages at my school. The problem is that our curriculum only uses books written in English. Unfortunately, this leaves out my ELL students during whole/small group instruction.

These materials will make a tremendous difference in the lives of my students because they will teach them how to read both English and Spanish!

Not only will the students learn both English and Spanish, but their parents will too! With your help, we can help close the language barrier between families in my community by providing them with bilingual books. We are all in this together.

Mr. Mac Comer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Love You Through and Through / Te quiero, yo te quiero (Bilingual) (Caroline Jayne Church) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $7.57 200 $1,514.00
The Cat in the Hat/El Gato Ensombrerado (The Cat in the Hat Spanish Edition): Bilingual Edition (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $12.95 100 $1,295.00
I Will Love You Forever / Te amaré por siempre (Bilingual) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $7.59 100 $759.00
The Kindergartener's Handbook: Bilingual (English / Spanish) (Inglés / Español) ABC's, Vowels, Math, Shapes, Colors, Time, Senses, Rhymes, Science, ... Children's Learning Books (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 80 $556.00
What Do I Feel? / Que Siento? (Small Senses Bilingual) (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 100 $499.00
Bright Baby Bilingual Touch & Feel: Numbers: English-Spanish Bilingual (Bright Baby Touch and Feel) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.95 100 $495.00
The Little Red Hen | La Gallinita Roja (Keepsake Stories, Bilingual) • Amazon Business $3.99 100 $399.00
Goldilocks and the Three Bears | Ricitos de Oro y los tres ojos (Keepsake Stories, Bilingual) • Amazon Business $3.99 100 $399.00
The Gingerbread Man (Keepsake Stories, Bilingual) • Amazon Business $3.99 100 $399.00
The Rainbow Fish/Bi:libri - Eng/Spanish PB (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 20 $179.80

Materials cost

$6,494.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$97.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$6,622.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$1,168.63

Total project goal

$7,790.85

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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