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  • 8 donors
  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Switzer
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Diverse Books for Little Readers

Help me give my students a classroom library filled with culturally diverse books!

My Students

I work with an amazing group of 20 kindergarteners. The kids come from all different backgrounds and speak six different languages! They love learning and come to school everyday excited to try new things. Some of my students have disabilities but that doesn't stop them. They work extra hard to keep up with their peers.

Our school is one of the largest and best elementary schools in Boston.

We work hard to help our students succeed and become independent learners. We want them to build a love for learning that will stay with them forever.

My Project

My students love reading. They need more culturally diverse books to look at. Children need to see themselves reflected in the pages of the books they read. It helps them become more confident and strengthens all of their learning experiences.

My students come from all different cultural backgrounds.

We need books that reflect all of them. They need to see families that look like their own. They need to hear stories that look and sound like experiences they've had in their own lives. Please help me fill my library with a beautiful selection of diverse books!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Señorita Mariposa • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Rainbow Weaver/Tejedora del Arcoiris • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Chocolate Me! • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Black Is a Rainbow Color • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Call Me Tree / Llamame arbol (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Dreamers • Amazon Business $12.86 1 $12.86
A Family Is a Family Is a Family • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
Grace for President (Grace Series (1)) • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Shades of People • Amazon Business $11.93 1 $11.93
Islandborn • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mommy's Khimar • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
And That's Why She's My Mama • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Iggy Peck, Architect (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Skin Like Mine (Kids Like Mine) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
My Family, Your Family (Cloverleaf Books ™ ― Alike and Different) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Dumpling Soup • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 7 other donors.

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