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Mr. Romeo from Tuscaloosa AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Children's Literature to Help Us Better Understand Disabilities!

My students need a collection of books that help them better understand and accept children impacted by disabilities.

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school each and every day ready to shine! Although many of them have special challenges, they persevere and overcome.

Children with special needs can reach incredible heights with the right combination of care, compassion, and creativity.

My goal is to create the best environment to provide each child with the opportunity to grow and learn.

Funding projects through DonorsChoose.org is a way to acquire the materials necessary to support these inspiring students to reach for the stars!

My Project

Adding books like "Andy and His Yellow Frisbee" or "Susan Laughs" to my classroom collection will be a wonderful step forward in helping my children appreciate all the members of our learning community. Chris O'Shea writes "At some point your kid will become curious about people who look and act different than them. And when confronted with this awkward curiosity, you may grasp for ways to talk about why Suzy came to school with a chair that has cool wheels on it. That’s where these books come in. Each feature characters living with physical or mental disabilities and teaches kindness and perseverance.

All while making it clear that folks affected by disabilities are just people like everyone else, except, they get cool wheels."

Mr. Romeo
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Views from Our Shoes Growing Up With a Brother or Sister With Special Needs • AKJ Education $14.36 1 $14.36
Andy and His Yellow Frisbee • AKJ Education $14.36 1 $14.36
Susan Laughs • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Pirate of Kindergarten • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
A Boy and a Jaguar • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Alphabet War A Story About Dyslexia • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
We'll Paint the Octopus Red • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64

Materials cost

$106.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.81

Total project goal

$172.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.05

2 Donors

-$166.16

Donations toward project cost

-$141.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.17

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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