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Mrs. Hill from Fresno CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Diverse Classroom Library

Help me give my students literature that is as diverse as we are!

  • $449 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

We are located in southeast Fresno and are comprised mainly of second language learners and students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. We are a Title I school with 100% of our students receiving free breakfast and lunch.

Our students come from various backgrounds including Hispanic, Hmong, African-American, and Caucasian.

A large number of our students are exposed to violence, gangs, physical and emotional abuse, drugs, and poverty. Students often struggle to achieve grade-level academics because they come ill-prepared for the rigorous demands, and often the struggles they are facing at home interfere with academic progress.

Although these students face many struggles in their community, they still come to school with a passion for learning and a desire to better themselves. For some, school is the only place that they can see a glimpse of a different future for themselves.

My Project

We are working very hard to foster a love of reading in the 3rd grade! We have already made great strides in reading this year and are looking for ways to maintain and increase our enthusiasm for reading.

I want to make sure that our classroom library is diverse, inclusive, and representative of all students and the world in which we live!

This literature has been chosen to ensure our classroom library is filled with high quality literature that is as diverse as the world in which we all live!

Mrs. Hill
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
7 Book Bundle for Ages 4-8 • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $90.00 1 $90.00
Beautiful Curly Me Signed by Author • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $25.00 1 $25.00
Little People BIG DREAMS Black Voices Set • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $24.00 1 $24.00
The Magical Yet • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $20.00 1 $20.00
Fearless Trailblazers 11 Latinos Who Made US History • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 1 $18.00
The Proudest Blue A Story of Hijab and Family • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $17.00 1 $17.00
Milo Imagines the World • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $16.00 1 $16.00
Fry Bread A Native American Family Story • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $15.00 1 $15.00
Like Me Leaders • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $14.00 1 $14.00
Pride The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $14.00 1 $14.00
Our Class is a Family • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $13.00 1 $13.00
Islandborn • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $12.00 1 $12.00
All Are Welcome • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Native Americans in History A History Book for Kids • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Black Inventors 15 Inventions that Changed the World • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Malala My Story of Standing Up for Girls Rights • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $9.00 1 $9.00
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
The Story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
The Story of Ruby Bridges • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00

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