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Mrs. Tapio from Portland OR is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Diverse Books and Book Sets to Keep Students Reading!

Help me give my students more books to keep them reading all year long!

  • $290 goal

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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

My classroom is composed of a diverse group of students who are immensely creative, kind, and have a passion for service. At our Title I-funded school, 100% of our students receive free breakfast, lunch, and a government-provided​ snack. As a result, acquiring supplies can be quite challenging.

My hope is to provide the tools necessary for my students to be curious, find joy, and success in fifth grade!

My Project

My students absolutely LOVE reading! They are always sharing about what they have enjoyed reading, and I've been witness to several impromptu book talks between students. In order to maintain the reading momentum that we have established in our classroom, I would love to continue building our classroom library.

I would love to add several biographies to our library, particularly diverse biographies, because my students enjoy learning about the people that impacted our country in wonderful ways.

Additionally, students ask for more sports themed books and specific book sets that they are interested in reading.

Mrs. Tapio
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Baby-sitters Little Sister Graphic Novels #1-4: A Graphix Collection (Adapted edition) (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix) • Amazon Business $32.37 1 $32.37
Friends: The Series Boxed Set: Real Friends, Best Friends, Friends Forever • Amazon Business $27.37 1 $27.37
Little Freddy and the Ten Points • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Jason Reynolds's Track Series Paperback Collection: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Lu • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Panther in the Sky • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Story of John Lewis: A Biography Book for Young Readers (The Story of: A Biography Series for New Readers) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Shot Clock Slam (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Full Court Pressure (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Story of Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography Book for New Readers (The Story of: A Biography Series for New Readers) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Story of Misty Copeland: A Biography Book for New Readers (The Story of: A Biography Series for New Readers) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Who Were the Navajo Code Talkers? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Spotlight Soccer (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Quarterback Rush (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Muhammad Ali? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Rosa Parks? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Sojourner Truth? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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