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Ms. Warren from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Culturally Responsive/Anti-Racist Texts

My students need texts that are culturally responsive and reflect their own identities.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My co-teacher and I feel so lucky to teach such enthusiastic and excited learners who want to understand the world around them. Our students, who are primarily from Manhattan's Lower East Side, are learning about how people are similar and celebrating differences. We enjoy reading books as a class and having discussions about the world and how to make our community more equitable.

2nd graders are learning about how they can take social action and make a difference at any age.

My Project

After doing inventory of the texts that are currently in our classroom library, our students found that the majority of them don't reflect their own identities. Through much discussion, our students communicated with us that they would like to see books with characters of color, who live in urban settings and are reflective of their daily lives.

Our goal is to raise student engagement which will allow our students to think critically through questioning, book clubs, discussions, and exposure to multiple perspectives.

We also hope this will increase stamina and instill a life long love of reading for our students.

Ms. Warren
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
No Mush Today • Amazon Business $17.23 1 $17.23
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $15.41 1 $15.41
The Other Side • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
Woolbur • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Zapato Power Boxed Set #1-3 • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
First Day in Grapes • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Willie Wins • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Anyone Can Eat Squid! (Simply Sarah series) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
The Hula-Hoopin' Queen • Amazon Business $8.41 1 $8.41
The Can Man • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta? • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Cuckoo Feathers (Simply Sarah series) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Case of the Haunted Haunted House (Milo and Jazz Mysteries) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Case of the Stinky Socks (Milo and Jazz Mysteries) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Nikki and Deja: The Newsy News Newsletter: Nikki and Deja, Book Three • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Tomas and the Library Lady (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Nikki and Deja: Birthday Blues • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mystery of the Disappearing Dolphin (Pack-n-Go Girls Adventures) (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mystery of the Secret Room (Austria #2) (Pack-n-Go Girls Adventures) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
My Name Is Maria Isabel • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70
The Skirt (McDougal Littell Library) • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
Bobby the Brave (Sometimes) (Bobby Vs Girls) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra • Amazon Business $5.31 1 $5.31
Nikki and Deja: Nikki and Deja, Book One • Amazon Business $5.15 1 $5.15
Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel (A Dyamonde Daniel Book) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
My Family Adventure (Sofia Martinez) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Starring Grace (Puffin Chapters) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Almost Zero: A Dyamonde Daniel Book • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Halfway to Perfect: A Dyamonde Daniel Book • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
The Secret Recipe (Sofia Martinez) • Amazon Business $4.76 1 $4.76

Materials cost

$279.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.38

Total project goal

$369.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.21

2 Donors

-$344.21

Donations toward project cost

-$292.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.63

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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