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Ms. Menswar from Manchester NH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Tomorrow's Leaders Through Literacy!

Help me give my students books that will help promote social and emotional learning!

  • $930 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school consists of an amazingly diverse student population represented by 28 countries and 21 languages. We have a free and reduced lunch percentage of 84%. They are enthusiastic about learning, polite, and strive to be the best version of themselves they can be.

Our students persevere through adversity and lack of opportunity with character and grit.

Our school is continually striving to give our students opportunities to become leaders. Of the 389 students, 44% of students are English Language Learners and SPED. We continually aspire to offer them the best education that our resources allow us to. Our students are continually striving to improve their lives and community.

My Project

My students come from around the world and they all have their own unique story. As an educator, it is my job not only to teach my students academics but to make sure they are responsible, kind, cooperative, respectful, etc while they are at school.

Books are an excellent way to teach children social and emotional skills while fostering a love of reading!

In today's society, we are seeing a lack of these essential skills. Building a classroom library with books that promote character education is critical to learning for today's students and tomorrow's leaders.

Thank you for considering a contribution to my amazing students!

Ms. Menswar
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior: Practical, Ready-to-Use Interventions That Work (Grades K-8) • Amazon Business $18.12 1 $18.12
Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Book of Mistakes • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Way I Feel • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Drama Llama • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Big Tree is Sick: A Story to Help Children Cope with the Serious Illness of a Loved One • Amazon Business $14.83 1 $14.83
The Invisible String • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
My Friend Maggie • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
The Heart and the Bottle • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Heart and the Bottle • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still • Amazon Business $14.27 1 $14.27
My Body Belongs to Me from My Head to My Toes (The Safe Child, Happy Parent Series) • Amazon Business $14.01 1 $14.01
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
The Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of Feelings • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
There Might Be Lobsters • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
Bernice Gets Carried Away • Amazon Business $13.62 1 $13.62
Train Your Angry Dragon: Teach Your Dragon To Be Patient. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Emotions and Anger Management. (Dragon Books for Kids) (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family when a Loved One is Incarcerated • Amazon Business $13.14 1 $13.14
Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family when a Loved One is Incarcerated • Amazon Business $13.14 1 $13.14
Better Than You • Amazon Business $13.09 1 $13.09
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $12.54 1 $12.54
The Memory Box: A Book about Grief • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $11.91 1 $11.91
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $11.91 1 $11.91
Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
I Said No! A Kid-to-kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Rulers of the Playground • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages • Amazon Business $11.17 1 $11.17
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.84 1 $10.84
Cool Down and Work Through Anger (Learning to Get Along®) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $10.57 1 $10.57
My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Say Something • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Tough!: A Story about How to Stop Bullying in Schools (The Weird! Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Nobody!: A Story About Overcoming Bullying in Schools • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Weird!: A Story About Dealing with Bullying in Schools (The Weird! Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dare! (The Weird! Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Worry Says What? • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Lying Up a Storm • Amazon Business $9.53 1 $9.53
Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
A Terrible Thing Happened • Amazon Business $9.02 1 $9.02
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts) • Amazon Business $8.87 1 $8.87
A Flicker of Hope • Amazon Business $8.81 1 $8.81
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
She's Got This • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
Bully B.E.A.N.S. • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Crabby Pants (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $7.94 1 $7.94
Too Shy for Show-and-Tell (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
A Bike Like Sergio's • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Don't Feed The WorryBug (Soft Cover Edition) • Amazon Business $6.02 1 $6.02
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $5.23 1 $5.23

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