You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. H. from Richmond CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books in Spanish for Newcomers

Help me give my students books in Spanish so the can successfully complete AR tests.

  • $201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all newcomers to this wonderful country. 70% speak Spanish, and 30% speak Mayan languages like Mam and Poqomchi. They are eager to perfect their English and they soak up vocabulary and grammar like sponges.

What a gift it is to be able to contribute to the education of these newcomer students.

Having a classroom filled with pictures, books, and fun supplies eases their transition to the American School System. Our newcomer students are in three primary groups here. One group is 2nd and 3rd graders, one group is 4-6th graders, and the final group is the more advanced second-year students of multiple grade levels. We were the first newcomer class in our district of 30,000 students and are delighted that this much-needed​ program has begun expanding during the last three years. But we need you to ensure it's a continued success.

My Project

All students are motivated by AR (Accelerated Reader) tests. Maybe you remember them from when you or your children were in school. Kids read a book and take a quick comprehension test. They get immediate feedback and accumulate points in exchange for classroom prizes. They love it. However my Newcomer students who are recent arrivals from other countries cannot participate in this. They are eager to participate, however we need books in their native language.

Will you provide books in Spanish so my Newcomers could participate in our AR program?

This gives them a chance to feel like part of their classroom communities and also allows them to continue reading at their level for continued developmental growth. They will be able to earn AR points along with their classmates. Thank you so much for your support.

Read More
Ms. H.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 55 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. H. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
La oruga muy hambrienta/The Very Hungry Caterpillar: bilingual board book • Amazon Business $8.66 2 $17.32
La gallina Cocorina (Clucky the Hen) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Coleccion de oro Jorge el curioso/A Treasury of Curious George (bilingual edition) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47
La hormiguita (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Amelia Bedelia (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Huevos verdes con jamón (Green Eggs and Ham Spanish Edition) (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Dragones y Tacos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
Un Pez Dos Peces Pez Rojo Pez Azul (One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Spanish Edition) (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Drama (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
¿Eres Mi Mama? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Los Animales Mas Mortales (Deadliest Animals) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Jorge el curioso visita el acuario /Curious George at the Aquarium (bilingual edition) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Los Osos Berenstain demuestran respeto / Show Some Respect (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Jack and the Beanstalk | Juan y los frijoles mágicos (Keepsake Stories, Bilingual) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Qué cosas dice mi abuela (The Things My Grandmother Says): (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
LEGO DC Super Heroes: ¡Amigos Y Enemigos! (Lego Dc Comics Super Heroes) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Gingerbread Man (Keepsake Stories, Bilingual) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
La Peppa Pig: La jornada escolar de Peppa / Peppa's School Day (Bilingual) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Richmond","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4678786],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":4711102,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":55,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. H.","authorIds":{"4678786":{"owner":"Ms. H.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4711102],"proposalHash":"-1108481360","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20984314,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":116,"proposalURL":"project/jorge-el-curioso-comes-to-zoom/5085687/","matchingFund":{"matchImpactMultiple":2.0,"matchingKey":"FY20SINGMO","multipleForDisplay":"2X","donorSalutation":"A Generous Donor","ownerRegion":null,"name":"A Generous Donor","type":"AUTO_DONATION_MATCH","amount":0.00},"proposalTitle":"Jorge el Curioso comes to Zoom","proposalId":5085687},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzEyMTI5Mg=="],"teacherId":4678786,"schoolCounty":"Contra Costa","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}