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Mrs. Davis-Foxworth from Norfolk VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Hispanic Culture and Language

Help me give my students books that celebrate Hispanic and Latino culture and language.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been teaching at the same Title I school for the last 17 years and every year is better than the last. If I had to describe my students in one word, it would be amazing! They are determined, dedicated, enthusiastic, and engaged. We have just begun a year long journey of learning full of new experiences and challenges. I know that they are willing to work hard, take risks and make incredible progress.

Every year I teach my students important information like how to read and write and do math problems but in the end, they teach me some pretty important things, too.

Like how to enjoy the moment, show empathy and understanding for each other during difficult times, be flexible, conquer challenges, power through difficult situations and how to be resilient. I am lucky to have them!

My Project

Our school is full of students for whom English is their second or even third language! Many of our students come to school without access to books in their native language and about their culture.

This project would allow my students to learn more about Hispanic culture and language through quality picture books and it will allow my Hispanic students to see themselves represented in the books we read.

My students love to read. Picture books are part of how they learn more about the world and how they see themselves in our world. Because of this, diverse representation in our classroom library is one of our main goals this year. My Hispanic students need to see themselves in the books in our classroom library and we all need to learn more about Hispanic culture and language.

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Mrs. Davis-Foxworth
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $15.79 1 $15.79
One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers (Learn to Count Books, Numbers Books for Kids, Preschool Numbers Book) • Amazon Business $12.63 1 $12.63
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
In My Family/En mi familia • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Mi Abuela and My Grandma (Equally Eva) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Día de los Muertos (Celebrate the World) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Niño Wrestles the World • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors (Color Books for Kids, Hispanic Books for Kids, Early Reader Books) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta? • Amazon Business $6.17 1 $6.17
ISLA English Edition with Spanish phrases (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59

Materials cost

$106.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.44

Total project goal

$162.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.96

2 Donors

-$162.96

Donations toward project cost

-$138.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.44

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$0.00

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