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Ms. Sullivan from N Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books About Diversity

My students need a variety of books about diversity in our classroom library.

  • $295 goal

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My Students

Gilbert students participate in projects for the creative arts. Our school mission is to integrate creative arts into learning. The project literature posted here will be used by students to enjoy classroom with literature about a diverse group of activitists, community leaders and person from diverse cultures.

It is time for [adults] to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength - Maya Angelou.

A magical encounter occurs when using a variety of literature in the classroom. Picture books in the classroom are a vehicle for language and concept development, creative expression, and the development of higher thinking skills while promoting the joy of reading. These particular books were selected to make a diverse group of folks visible to my classroom students, as well as to provide experiences for a range of cultures. These books will broaden the horizons of all children in our 1st grade classroom.

My Project

Building a respect for differences and positive identities means integrating lesson on diversity into the fabric of children's classroom lives. Working with families is an important first step in helping children accept, understand, and value their rich and varied world.

Vegas is diverse and wonderful place!

Students should experience a wide variety of literature showing a diverse fabric of individuals who make the world a better place. Building a classroom library which students can access daily to read and enjoy picture books about a range of folks who improve and lead in our country is important to my students and families.

Ms. Sullivan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
eeBoo I Never Forget a Face Matching Game • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Stand Beautiful - picture book • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Melissa & Doug Children of the World Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 32 inches diameter) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
All the Colors We Are/Todos los colores de nuestra piel: The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color/La historia de por qué tenemos diferentes colores de piel • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
Same, Same But Different • Amazon Business $10.42 1 $10.42
Unique and Wonderful: A Rhyming Picture Book for Children about Diversity that encourages Tolerance and discourages prejudice and racism • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
I'm Like You, You're Like Me: A Book About Understanding and Appreciating Each Other • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
It's Okay To Be Different • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Happy in Our Skin • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
What We Wear: Dressing Up Around the World (Global Fund for Children Books) • Amazon Business $7.56 1 $7.56
Shades of People • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
The Family Book • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Cesar Chavez (On My Own Biography) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Chocolate Me! • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil Rights Leader and American Hero (Rookie Biographies) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Barack Obama: Groundbreaking President (Rookie Biographies) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Simone Biles: America's Greatest Gymnast (Rookie Biographies) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
George Washington Carver (Rookie Biographies) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Some Kids Use Wheelchairs: Revised Edition (Understanding Differences) • Amazon Business $5.83 1 $5.83
Mae Jemison (Rookie Biographies) • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
The Colors of Us • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Jackie Robinson (Rookie Biographies) • Amazon Business $4.51 1 $4.51
Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.39 1 $4.39
A Rainbow of Friends • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Whoever You Are (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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