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Ms. Perez from Staten Island NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bilingual Books Help to Be Ready for a Competitive World

Help me give my students a Bilingual classroom library which allows them to strengthen the knowledge acquired and encourage their continuous bilingual development.

  • $348 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a 5 grade Dual Language classroom. My students come a long way since K to now in the Dual Language Program. They are part of a new generation eager to master their learnings in English and Spanish. My students are kids that are eager to learn more and more as well as challenging themselves. My students are passionate to read in English and Spanish which let them learn new things as well as reinforced what they already know.

My Project

These books will help my students to continue the growing of their strengthen on their bilingual skills and will also challenge them to incorporate new information and vocabulary to their own academic repertoires. My classroom library is a place that my students enjoy, there they can use their knowledge to understand and analyze specific situations, as well as feed their imagination and brains with new concepts. Every book is a learning tool for my students. Every book in our classroom library is treated as a treasure that give us power through knowledge. Every single title of our classroom library has been chosen with a purpose: help personal grow to each of my students.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of bilingual books at their own grade level to enjoy independent reading time.

They will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the bilingual printed word.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Favorite Author Study - Kate DiCamillo (5 Books) • AKJ Education $36.62 1 $36.62
Series Sampler - Wrinkle in Time (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $28.40 1 $28.40
Mr. Terupt (3 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $24.67 1 $24.67
Dreamers • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Sonia Sotomayor A Judge Grows in the Bronx (La juez que creció en el Bronx) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Marisol McDonald no combina (Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match) • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
What Can You Do with a Rebozo? (¿Qué Puedes Hacer con un Rebozo?) • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Amelia's Road • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
"Buenas noches, Luna (Goodnight Moon Board Book)" • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Too Many Tamales • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Judy Moody adivina el futuro (Judy Moody Predicts The Future) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
¡Judy Moody se vuelve famosa! (Judy Moody Gets Famous!) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody y la vuelta al mundo en ocho días y medio (Judy Moody Around The World In 8 1 (2 Days)) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody está de mal humor, de muy mal humor (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Becoming Naomi Leon • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Color of My Words • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Vacaciones al pie de un volcán (Vacation Under The Volcano) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Terremoto al amanecer (Earthquake In The Early Morning) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Una tarde en el Amazonas (Afternoon On The Amazon) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Love You Forever • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
My Name Is Maria Isabel • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
I Am Rosa Parks • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Child of the Civil Rights Movement • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50
As Good as Anybody • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50
La Nina Que Poncho a Babe Ruth (The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth) • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
No Shame, No Fear • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

Materials cost

$261.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.11

Total project goal

$347.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$347.38

4 Donors

-$342.96

Donations toward project cost

-$295.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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