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  • $337 goal

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Ms. Cummings
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Cinderella Around The World

The cost of 25 different Cinderella stories, including Gospel Cinderella and Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella, is $337, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach at Blythe Academy (an urban language school) in Greenville, South Carolina. Our students always enjoy our fairy-tale unit and get excited when we read fairy-tales from other countries of the world. Since our school is a language magnet school, students have been exposed to other cultures, but are often unfamiliar with the various versions of their favorite fairy-tales, such as Cinderella, that originated from these countries. During our fairytale unit, students read a different version of Cinderella each day as they chart the story elements on a graph for comparison. Students also create their own invitation to a ball and create story quilts about their favorite versions in order to write and publish their very own version of Cinderella! To complete this unit I need many different versions of Cinderella. In the past, we have checked these out from the local library, but we would like our own set for our classroom because the books are often-checked out when we need them. This is also a unit that our entire grade-level does (150 students), which makes it very hard to share the one copy found at the library. Another set of these Cinderella books would assure that all students have a chance to read all of the versions. By having them in our classroom at all times, I'm sure the students will enjoy these fairy-tale books over and over again throughout the school year. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

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The Gift of the Crocodile: A Cinderella Story Judy Sierra, Reynold Ruffins (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $16.15 1 $16.15
Cinderella Marcia Brown (Translator), Charles Perrault, Marcia Brown (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $16.15 1 $16.15
The Turkey Girl: A Zuni Cinderella Retold by Penny Pollock, Ed Young (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $16.15 1 $16.15
Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella Myrna J. De La Paz, You-shan Tang (Illustrator), Youshang Tang (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.25 1 $15.25
Gospel Cinderella Joyce Carol Thomas, David Diaz (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Jouanah : A Hmong Cinderella Jewell Reinhart Coburn, Tzexa C. Lee, Tzexa Cherta Lee, Anne Sibley O'Brien (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator), John L. Steptoe (Illustrator), Clarita Kohen (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Teaching With Cinderella Stories From Around The World Kathleen M. Hollenbeck • Barnes and Noble $11.65 1 $11.65
Cinderella Outgrows the Glass Slipper and Other Fractured Fairy Tale Plays: 5 Funny Plays with Related Writing Activities and Graphic Organizers That Motivate Kids to Explore Plot, Characters, and Settings Joan M. Wolf, J. M. Wolf, Marsha Burgeson Burgeson (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $10.75 1 $10.75
The Salmon Princess: An Alaska Cinderella Story Mindy Dwyer • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Persian Cinderella Shirley Climo, Robert Florczak, Robert Florczak (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China Ai-Ling Louie, Ed Young (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Korean Cinderella Shirley Climo, Ruth Heller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella Susan Lowell, Jane Manning (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella Robert D. San Souci, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Smoky Mountain Rose: An Appalachian Cinderella Alan Schroeder, Brad Sneed (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Egyptian Cinderella Shirley Climo, Ruth Heller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Rough-Face Girl Rafe Martin, David Shannon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Cinder Edna Ellen B. Jackson, Kevin O'Malley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Adelita: A Mexican Cinderella Story Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story Rebecca Hickox, Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Fair, Brown & Trembling: An Irish Cinderella Story Jude Daly • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Cinderella Skeleton Robert D. San Souci, David Catrow (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.40 1 $5.40
Irish Cinderlad Shirley Climo, Loretta Krupinski (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Cinderella Jane Werner, Retta Scott Worcester (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $2.69 2 $5.38

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