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Mrs. Pérez-Barba from La Habra CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Diversity!

Help me give my students multicultural literature that will help my students learn about diversity, inclusion and equity.

  • $761 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

I have a class full of amazing & fabulous first graders! We are a Title I school, which means that many of our students are at or below the poverty line. But my young scholars have inquiring and creative minds that can't wait to learn! They are truly the kindest, sweetest and most empathetic group of kiddos you will ever meet!

We focus on building relationships, whether we are learning in class or from home.

My Fabulous First Grader’s faces light up when they explore new learning! Although the Early Development Index has shown that students in La Habra come to school less prepared than anywhere else in the county, my Fabulous First Graders come to school ready to learn every single day!

My Project

Celebrating diversity is an integral component in creating a classroom environment that promotes inclusion, equity and acceptance.

There are many things things going on in our world today & now more than ever, my students need these books.

This literature will help me teach my students about inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism through literature. These books will help me with my lessons on diversity and will be used to help guide my students in their understanding about diversity. The characters in these books include people of all colors and will help my students feel represented, included and seen.

The books I chose for this project will enrich both our IB classroom an our classroom discussions greatly!

Mrs. Pérez-Barba
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What If We Were All The Same!: A Children's Book About Ethnic Diversity and Inclusion • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
The Light Within Me • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Be Who You Were Meant To Be • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Every So Often A Zebra Has Spots • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
How Our Skin Sparkles: A Growth Mindset Children's Book for Global Citizens About Acceptance (Sparkling Me) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Sparkles of Joy: A Children's Book that Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion (Sparkling Me) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Small or Tall, We Sparkle After All • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Skin Like Mine (2) (Kids Like Mine) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
The Colors of Us • Amazon Business $17.74 1 $17.74
Bilal Cooks Daal • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
Shubh Diwali! • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Gustavo, the Shy Ghost • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $16.87 1 $16.87
Kindness is My Superpower: A children's Book About Empathy, Kindness and Compassion • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Binny's Diwali • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $15.78 1 $15.78
Scribble Stones • Amazon Business $15.65 1 $15.65
What Do You Celebrate?: Holidays and Festivals Around the World • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Same, Same But Different • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $14.47 1 $14.47
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $14.42 1 $14.42
Your Name Is a Song • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
It's Okay To Be Different • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Joey: The Story of Joe Biden • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
I Promise • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Celebrations Around the World: The Fabulous Celebrations you Won't Want to Miss • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
Pacho Nacho • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World (Easy Reader Books, Children Around the World Books, Preschool Prep Books) • Amazon Business $12.33 1 $12.33
You Matter • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Superheroes Are Everywhere • Amazon Business $12.11 1 $12.11
Our Favorite Day of the Year • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Think Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Shades of People • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Happy in Our Skin • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19

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