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Mrs. Akright from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Books for Diverse Learners!

My students need diverse books to add to our classroom library!

  • $249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a departmentalized reading and language arts teacher, I am so lucky that my classroom can be shared with so many students throughout the day! My students come from all types of backgrounds and experiences, ranging from middle class backgrounds to those who are economically disadvantaged. Our school is not considered Title I, but we are about 58% economically disadvantaged.

However, while many of my students are economically disadvantaged, their outstanding creativity and passion for knowledge is their advantage!

By creating a space where collaboration and teamwork is encouraged, my students' third grade year will build the foundation for their love of learning.

My Project

We are ready to jump back into a new school year with wonderful new books in our classroom library! I have a classroom full of diverse learners who would benefit from diverse books. Our classroom library is full of choices, but these books will add even more choice for my students. These incredible students are from all types of backgrounds and cultures. I want to make sure that every student is represented in picture books that we read together. The books selected have been found to be great additions to any classroom library. I am hopefull that my students will also be able to enjoy them with your kind donations.

Mrs. Akright
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dude! • Amazon Business $14.54 1 $14.54
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Daniel Finds a Poem • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
I Got the Rhythm • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
A Piece of Home • Amazon Business $13.23 1 $13.23
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Noodle Magic • Amazon Business $11.08 1 $11.08
Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

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