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Mrs. Pentico from Fremont CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Build Healthy Peer Relationships

Help me give my students a variety of titles for their classroom library!

  • $527 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Everyday my students enter the classroom, they know that each of them has a place and a purpose. Each student can offer something to enrich others' lives. We create a safe environment by using the motto, "Everyone makes mistakes, it helps us learn!"

My classroom is made up of 28 inquisitive and diverse children.

My students are diligent, hardworking and always trying to exceed expectations. I want to be able to support their social/emotional needs and build a classroom library that includes a variety of titles.

My Project

The book titles I've selected all focus on social, emotional, gender and race related topics. My students need materials that are relatable and easy to understand.

By building a classroom library with these books, my students will have access to topics that can lead to thought provoking discussions and possibly help them answer questions they may have.

I intend to use these books for in-class lessons. They will remain in our classroom library when school opens, but while we are distance learning, I will be reading these books to students via video conferencing.

Mrs. Pentico
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 28 students.

15 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Responsible Me! "Noodle" Series Teacher Activity Guide • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Sometimes People March • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Julián at the Wedding • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Thunder Boy Jr. (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards)) • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice • Amazon Business $14.35 1 $14.35
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Julián Is a Mermaid • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
What Can You Do with a Paleta? (Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Neither • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Pink Is for Boys • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.38 1 $10.38
Love Makes a Family • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Rumor Has It... (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
I Can't Find My Whatchamacallit (Functioning Executive) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Herman Jiggle, Say Hello! How to talk to people when your words get stuck (Socially-skilled Kids!) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Grandma and Me at the Flea / Los Meros Meros Remateros (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Uniquely Wired: A Story About Autism and Its Gifts • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
I Can't Believe You Said That! (BEST ME I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Making Friends Is an Art! • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! (BEST ME I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
The Judgmental Flower (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Blueloon • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Lying Up a STORM • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Mango, Abuela, and Me • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
It's Hard To Be A Verb • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Cactus Soup • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
The Anti-Test Anxiety Society • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Wilma Jean - The Worry Machine • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $6.90 1 $6.90
A Bad Case of Stripes (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69

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