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Ms. Hunter from Danville CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books That Students Can See Themselves In

Help me give my students read-a-loud books that will invite conversations about diversity and a place to store some of our flexible seating options!

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My Project

It is important for students to see characters that look like they do in books that we read. This helps motive all students to read more and learn about their classmates. This years class is very diverse and one way to learn about some of our differences is to talk about what makes every student in the class special.

Reading picture books is a great way to start the conversation.

I want to provide a classroom where every student feels safe and welcome. Coming back from remote learning has been very difficult for some students and I want to make sure they feel valued and are respected by all in the classroom.

As part of flexible seating we already have some surf desks, but we do not have a place to store them safely when not in use. The storage rack will help to solve this issue.

Ms. Hunter
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Storage Rack, Stores 10 Portable Lap Desks for a Flexible Classroom, Desk Cart with Heavy-Duty Rolling and Locking Casters (Surf Desk Sold Separately) • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
Always Anjali • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The Gift of Ramadan • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Not Quite Snow White • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Beautifully Me • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
The Nian Monster • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Black Is a Rainbow Color • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners • Amazon Business $14.38 1 $14.38
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Becoming Vanessa • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Shadow in the Moon • Amazon Business $13.16 1 $13.16
Laxmi's Mooch • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Your Name Is a Song • Amazon Business $12.83 1 $12.83
Amira's Picture Day • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Call Me Max (Max and Friends Book 1) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Our Favorite Day of the Year • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20

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