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Mr. O. from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Build Literacy

My students need books to build their literacy in English and Spanish.

  • $1,983 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are Spanish learners, both heritage and new to the language. They are a diverse, interesting, creative, and energetic group of young people.

They need materials and books to spark their interest in reading, and to feel proud of their language heritage.

These students are emerging bilingual students who will have a huge advantage in today's world, if they can develop high levels of Spanish literacy.

I am proud to work with these students and to support them in their language learning journey.

My Project

We will be using these books to help students build their vocabulary in English. My heritage learners need to develop reading skills in English and Spanish and they need to have a selection of different genres and topics and reading levels to choose from.

This project will fund graphic novels, fiction, and nonfiction.

Many students have a low reading level so this project provide them with low level readers designed for teens.

These books will help students find a book that they are interested in and capable of reading. I hope to foster a love of learning in Spanish and English this year in my school!

Mr. O.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Building with Poop • AKJ Education $18.72 1 $18.72
American Born Chinese • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
Buffalo Bird Girl A Hidatsa Story • AKJ Education $16.02 1 $16.02
Lewis & Clark • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Miracle’s Boys • AKJ Education $14.34 1 $14.34
Defiance Resistance Book 2 • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Giant Steps to Change the World • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Yes! We Are Latinos Poems and Prose About the Latino Experience • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Anya's Ghost • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Resistance Book 1 • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Victory Resistance Book 3 • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Nasreen's Secret School A True Story from Afghanistan • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Every Human Has Rights What You Need to Know About Your Human Rights • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Yummy The Last Days of a Southside Shorty • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Dear Mrs. Parks A Dialogue With Today's Youth • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Kids of Kabul Living Bravely Through a Never-Ending War • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
A Different Pond • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Banned Books • AKJ Education $11.42 1 $11.42
Democratic Republic of Congo • AKJ Education $11.42 1 $11.42
Mexico • AKJ Education $10.99 1 $10.99
Who Is AC? • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Be a Changemaker How to Start Something That Matters • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale My Father Bleeds History • AKJ Education $10.68 1 $10.68
Living on a Budget • AKJ Education $10.37 1 $10.37
Bullying Under Attack: True Stories Written by Teenage Victims, Bullies & Bystanders • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 2 • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 1 • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
33 Things Every Girl Should Know Stories, Songs, poems, and Smart Talk by 33 Extraordinary Women • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Nightschool, Vol. 1 The Weirn Books • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Good Neighbors #1: Kin Kin • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Eighth Grade Bites #1 The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Redwall: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Brown Girl Dreaming • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Popular How a Geek in Pearls Discovered the Secret to Confidence • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
The Displacement of Native Peoples • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Naruto, Vol. 2 The Worst Client • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Venezuela • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Three Cups of Tea • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Bleach, Vol. 1 • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Bleach, Vol. 2 • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Naruto, Vol. 1 The Tests of the Ninja • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Naruto, Vol. 3 Dreams • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Guatemala • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Skinhead Birdy • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Queen Of The Toilet Bowl • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Self. Destructed • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Most Beautiful Bully • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Hacked • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Area 51 • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Cannibal Animals • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Mexican Culture • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Unchained • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
In the Woods • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Plastic • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
I'm Just Me • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Sticks and Stones • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Running the Risk • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Planning to Save/ Something Big (Money Skills) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Opening a Bank Account/ The Guitar (Money Skills) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Managing Credit/ High Cost (Money Skills) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Employee Rights/ Not So Sweet (Job Skills) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Moving In/ Pack Up (Living Skills) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Pigboy • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Finding a Place to Live/ A Place of Our Own (Living Skills) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Yellow Line • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Way Back • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Middle Row • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Mirror Image • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Big Apple Effect • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
My Boyfriend Is a Monster 1: Love Him to Pieces • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Kiki: Bein' Good • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Hero • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Disconnect • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
High School High • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Spiral • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Tuskegee Airmen • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Marnyke: Keepin' Her Man • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Nishell: Holding Back • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Skate Freak • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Hacker • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Bungee Jump • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Hit Squad • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Kicked Out • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Living Rough • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Betting Game • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Gearhead • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Running Scared • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Tia: Fitting In • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Sherise: Blind Trust • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Afghanistan • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Population Patterns What Factors Determine the Location and Growth of Human Settlements? • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Cheat • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Bi-Normal • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Hold the Pickles 1 vol. • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Edge of Ready • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Agent Angus 1 vol. • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Above All Else • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Great Spies of the World • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
All About My Selfie • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Screaming Quietly • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Cloning • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Ink Me • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Beneath a Meth Moon An Elegy • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Cultures Around the World - TCM# 18361 • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Nations of the Southwest • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Rebel • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
China - the culture (revised, ed. 3) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
China - the people (revised, ed. 3) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Israel - the people (revised, ed. 2) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Japan - the culture (revised, ed. 3) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Explore Asia • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Explore Europe • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Explore Australia and Oceania • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Spotlight on Canada • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Spotlight on Mexico • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Explore South America • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Explore North America • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Spotlight on Peru • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Behind the Mask • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
DNA EVIDENCE • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Spotlight on the United States of America • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Life of the California Coast Nations • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Nations of the Plains • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Holocaust • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
A Dream of America • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Emoji of Doom • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Robinson's Hood • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Grind • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Blast • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Goodbye • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Samurai • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Searching for Answers • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Trippin' Book 1 • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Friends? • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Celebrity Cases • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Cold Cases • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Dumped • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Mexico - the culture (revised, ed. 3) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Mexico - the people (revised, ed. 3) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Cultural Traditions in Brazil • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Nelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom" • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Dear One • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger #1: The Rescue • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
India • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Clothes From Furs to Fair Trade • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Jumping Tree A Novel • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Boy of Their Dreams • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Worst Year Ever • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Sail • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Cat Whisperer • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Forever Boy • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
What We Wear Dressing Up Around the World • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Blackout • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Line Up • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Handoff • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Australia • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Antarctica • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Africa • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Boneyard (Suspense) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Best Week Ever • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Back-Up Quarterback • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Stones • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Crash • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Camp • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
No Limits • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Wings • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Home Planet • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Worlds Ugliest Dog • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Twister • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Score • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
No Easy Race • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Fighting the Legend • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Hit Just Right • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Taking Control • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Down and Out • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Before the Snap • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
A Second Shot • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Tsunami • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Blizzard • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Clothing of the World • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
One Date Too Many • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Heist • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Creature • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Wild • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Too Late • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Space Trip • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Jump • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
It Is Not a Date • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Right Kind of Win • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Easy Way • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Double-Cross • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Job Interview Basics/ Job Ready (Job Skills) • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
How to Act Right on the Job/ Choices (Job Skills) • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
Preparing a Resume/ Not Her Job (Job Skills) • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
If You Lived With The Sioux Indians • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Fireboat The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Let's Talk About Race • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger #2: Beyond the Code • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
If You Lived With The Cherokees • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
China • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Can You Survive Antarctica? • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Mexico • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Tug-Of-War • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Afghanistan • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The 75-Cent Son • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Accuser • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Blood and Basketball • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Fat Boy • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The House on the Hill • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Eye of the Hurricane • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Mountain Disasters (Disasters) • AKJ Education $4.99 1 $4.99
Where Is Mount Everest? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
10 True Tales: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina (Ten True Tales) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Schools Around the World • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Games Around the World • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
One Thousand Paper Cranes The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Last Summer with Maizon • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Trail of Tears • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59

Materials cost

$1,630.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$24.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,685.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$297.43

Total project goal

$1,982.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,982.88

17 Donors

-$1,101.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,041.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.00

match offer

-$758.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$644.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$113.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$123.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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