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Ms. Dick from Salt Lake City UT is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books We Want To Read

Help me give my students books they want to read and ones that reflect their lives and experiences.

  • $1,010 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Maya Angelou said “In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” You will see this beauty in my students as they come running through the doors in their mismatched shoes and brightly colored hijabs. You'll hear it in their words as they say goodbye to their parents in Spanish, Karen, Bosnian, Burmese, and Somali. (Our students speak 13 different languages.) You'll feel their strength as you watch them translate for their parents, walk their siblings home and care for them.

My students are diverse, beautiful, and strong!

They also love books and can't wait to discover the new arrivals at our library. They love to see themselves in books and find ones that include their languages so parents can read to them at home.

My Project

All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. Some books are requests directly made by my students and some books will reflect my students and their experiences in the world.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

They will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

Ms. Dick
Grades 3-5

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Avatar, The Last Airbender Series 9 book sets (The Promise Part 1,2,3;The Search Part 1,2,3; The Rift, Part 1,2,3) • Amazon Business $110.99 1 $110.99
Miles Morales: Shock Waves (Original Spider-Man Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
The Crossover (graphic Novel) (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $16.39 3 $49.17
The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1) • Amazon Business $18.50 2 $37.00
The Okay Witch and the Hungry Shadow (2) • Amazon Business $17.39 2 $34.78
Fast Pitch • MahoganyBooks $16.19 2 $32.38
Tristan Strong Keeps Punching (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 3) (Tristan Strong, 3) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Tristan Strong, 1) • Amazon Business $11.78 2 $23.56
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
New Kid • MahoganyBooks $11.69 2 $23.38
The Okay Witch (1) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Gaither Sisters Trilogy Box Set • MahoganyBooks $21.57 1 $21.57
The Magical Yet • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $20.00 1 $20.00
Fearless Trailblazers 11 Latinos Who Made US History • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 1 $18.00
Be Bold Be Brave 11 Latinas Who Made US History • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 1 $18.00
Calvin • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 1 $18.00
Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #2): From the Creator of Dog Man • Amazon Business $8.68 2 $17.36
Tristan Strong Destroys the World (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 2) (Tristan Strong, 2) • Amazon Business $8.28 2 $16.56
When You Trap a Tiger • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $16.00 1 $16.00
Where Are You From • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $16.00 1 $16.00
Wings of Fire: The Brightest Night: A Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #5) (Wings of Fire Graphix) • Amazon Business $7.78 2 $15.56
Black Boy Joy • MahoganyBooks $15.29 1 $15.29
Ikenga • MahoganyBooks $15.29 1 $15.29
Something Happened in Our Town A Childs Story About Racial Injustice • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $15.00 1 $15.00
Cat Kid Comic Club: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #1): From the Creator of Dog Man • Amazon Business $7.20 2 $14.40
Pride The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $14.00 1 $14.00
Harbor Me • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Native Americans in History A History Book for Kids • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Amal Unbound • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 1 $9.00
The Invisible String • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 1 $9.00
Malala My Story of Standing Up for Girls Rights • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 1 $9.00
The Name Jar • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 1 $9.00
Merci Suarez Changes Gears • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 1 $9.00
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
The Story of Ruby Bridges • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
The Story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
Like Me SPANISH Edition • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
The Story of Simone Biles • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
Feyi Fay and the Case of the Mysterious Madam Koi Koi Volume 1 • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $7.00 1 $7.00
Feyi Fay and the Disappearance of Captain Nosa Volume 2 • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $7.00 1 $7.00
Spotlight Soccer (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95

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