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Mrs. Jain from San Ramon CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books are fun!

Help me give my students high interest and diverse books like Pedro, Alvin Ho, Mindy Kim that include characters from different cultures and ethnicities.

  • $391 goal

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My Students

My second graders are awesome. In our classroom we strive to build a community that is engaging, empowering, and fun. Each student brings their own unique voice, interests, and learning style into the classroom and we work to value every individual for who they are. I strive to help support students in feeling comfortable and motivated within the classroom and within the community as a whole.

I am a new teacher and want to make sure I give the best learning environment to my students.

We have a very engaging, exciting, hands-on learning environment. I want all of my students to be the best they can be. We make every day a fun learning experience.

My Project

I want my students to want to read. In order for this to happen, they must have books that they are interested in. This project will give my students book series like Desmond Cole, Alvin Ho, Mindi Kim, Yasmin the great, Pedro etc. These are high interest books that are perfect for seven and eight year olds.

Help give my students high interest and diverse books that include characters from different cultures and ethnicities.

This project will fill my library and my Read Aloud's with books that are high interest and books that feature characters from diverse backgrounds. They will also be used during book clubs for engaging discussions.

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mindy Kim Collection Books 1-4: Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business; Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade; Mindy Kim and the Birthday Puppy; Mindy Kim, Class President • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
The Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol Collection #2: The Scary Library Shusher; Major Monster Mess; The Sleepwalking Snowman; Campfire Stories • Amazon Business $18.79 1 $18.79
Yasmin Boxed Set • Amazon Business $18.67 1 $18.67
The Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol Collection: The Haunted House Next Door; Ghosts Don't Ride Bikes, Do They?; Surf's Up, Creepy Stuff!; Night of the Zombie Zookeeper • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Mia Mayhem Collection: Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero!; Mia Mayhem Learns to Fly!; Mia Mayhem vs. The Super Bully; Mia Mayhem Breaks Down Walls • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Eerie Elementary, Books 1-4: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
The Notebook of Doom, Books 1-3: A Branches Box Set: A Branches Book • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Kung Pow Chicken Collection (Books #1-4) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ruby Lu, Brave and True • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ruby Lu, Star of the Show • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
The Cloud Kingdom: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #7) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mindy Kim and the Big Pizza Challenge (6) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Silver Swamp: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #8) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Ember Stone: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #1) (1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Golden Temple: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #9) (9) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Pedro's Tricky Tower • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Pedro's Big Goal • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Pirate Pedro • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
The Crystal Caverns: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #2) (2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Whispering Oak (The Last Firehawk #3) (3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
On Top of the World (Pedro) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Pedro on the Go • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Pedro, First-Grade Hero • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
School Freezes Over!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #5) (5) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Whack of the P-Rex: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #5) (5) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74

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