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Mrs. Lozano from Madison WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Books for Dynamic Learning

Help me give my students diverse books for our classroom that represent them and help them grow empathy, compassion, and respect for other people in the United States and around the world!

  • $442 goal

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My Students

My classroom is filled with first graders who are excited to be at school every day and learn more about the world! My students are most engaged by beautifully illustrated, engaging books and hands on experiences. My students come to school ready to experience hands on learning and spread kindness. They come from all over the world, speak many languages, and are excited to share what they know with their classmates. I strive to provide exciting, inclusive, and culturally responsive learning opportunities for my students.

My Project

I teach a diverse group of students who are curious to learn more about the world and people around them. I want to surround them with beautiful, diverse, and engaging books that represent the world around us. These books will be mirrors students can see themselves represented in, as well as windows to see into another person's world. This project will help my class grow their empathy and compassion for people they have not met, or circumstances they have not experienced.

This project will provide my class with 27 new books that represent diverse kids and adults from around the world.

There are books about welcoming newcomers in our classroom, wearing the clothes you are comfortable in, loving the skin you're in, and about kids all over the world! There is truly a book in this project for every child due to the wide range of subjects. I know my students would read these books repeatedly and have deep conversations surrounding the topics in them. Thank you for helping bring these great books into my classroom!

Mrs. Lozano
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 19 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ho'onani: Hula Warrior • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Bilal Cooks Daal • Amazon Business $16.35 1 $16.35
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $15.79 1 $15.79
A Boy Like You • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Black Is a Rainbow Color • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Sparkle Boy • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
Franny's Father is a Feminist • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
A Moon for Moe and Mo • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Little Libraries, Big Heroes • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
Annie's Plaid Shirt • Amazon Business $13.27 1 $13.27
Maiden & Princess • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
I'm New Here • Amazon Business $13.02 1 $13.02
Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes (Islamic Book of Shapes for Kids, Toddler Book about Religion, Concept book for Toddlers) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Someone New • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Happy in Our Skin • Amazon Business $12.84 1 $12.84
Except When They Don't • Amazon Business $12.84 1 $12.84
Carter Reads the Newspaper • Amazon Business $12.73 1 $12.73
M Is for Melanin: A Celebration of the Black Child • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Adventures to School: Real-Life Journeys of Students from Around the World • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Don't Touch My Hair! • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Pink Is for Boys • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Dear Juno (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Bringing In the New Year (Read to a Child!) • Amazon Business $6.62 1 $6.62

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