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Ms. Holt from Cedar Hill MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Our First Classroom Library in Spanish!

Help me give my students Spanish novels that are designed for their reading level. These novels will be used in our classroom library. During our reading time students can choose a book and enjoy while learning Spanish!

  • $543 goal

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My Students

My students have a special place in my heart because I have returned to teach at the district that I grew up in. My students come from various backgrounds due to our large district. Most students live in rural parts of our district where knowing two languages isn't the norm.

My students are respectful, responsible, resilient life-long learners who are ready for the world.

They have goals and futures that can be impacted by learning another language. Most of my students have said, "learning Spanish will help me with my future career.¨

My students are excited to learn and consistently amaze me by their capabilities to grow and become a better person every day. I love teaching them and they bring me so much joy!

My Project

These novels will be used during our Free Voluntary Reading time, 1-2 times a week. Reading provides multiple opportunities for students to learn a foreign language in a stress free space and at their own pace. Students will be able to read what they choose and enjoy their options. These novels are specifically created and designed for beginning Spanish learners who are in middle or high school.

My goal is to provide as many different opportunities to explore books in Spanish that interest my students.

With this opportunity student can explore culture and other Spanish speaking places as well as make so many connections with the characters and story lines that interest them. I can´t wait to see their faces when our class library is filled with these various types of novels.

Ms. Holt
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EL ratón Pablito (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
La familia de Federico Rico (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Peter va a Colombia (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
El Silbón de Venezuela (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
El Pombero: Una leyenda paraguaya (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
La piñata de Renata (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Fiesta fatal • Amazon Business $8.50 2 $17.00
La perezosa impaciente (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.50 2 $17.00
Tumba (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.50 2 $17.00
El escape cubano (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.50 2 $17.00
El capibara con botas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.29 2 $16.58
Las sombras: Corre y no mires atras (Las apariencias enga?an) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.00 2 $16.00
El mensaje (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 2 $15.90
La chica nueva (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 2 $15.90
El viaje dificil (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 2 $15.90
La isla más peligrosa (Lo m?s peligroso) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
La Bella Mentira: La clase de confesiones 2 (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
Cómo salir de la zona de amigos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
Las Apariencias Engañan: Todos tenemos secretos (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
El Armario (Las apariencias engañan) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
La clase de confesiones: Carlos hace el peor error de su vida (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
El Escape: Casi me mata el celular (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
Juliana (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
EL CAMINO DEL CAFÉ (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Los tres amigos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Cinco pesos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Ahorita (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00

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