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Mrs. Lux from San Ramon CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Books for the Classroom

Help me give my students books featuring diverse backgrounds, cultures, characters and reading levels. It is important to me that my students can see themselves in the books available in the library and in our read alouds.

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  • $476 goal

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My Project

I'm in my sixth year of teaching and have been collecting more and more books over the years and I would love to continue to add diverse books to my classroom library! Our classroom is full of a wide range of backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, interests and abilities. I want my students to be able to see themselves in the books they're reading and I also want us to learn about other cultures and holidays celebrated all around the world.

It's important that students learn about one another to build respect and interest in each others' similarities and differences.

We have designated independent reading time during our school day where my students are able to select books from our library to read and we also have time set aside for read alouds as a class. These books will provide so much learning and adventures for my students!

Mrs. Lux
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun's Thanksgiving Story • Amazon Business $16.92 1 $16.92
The Adventures of Qai Qai • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
I'm So Glad You Were Born: Celebrating Who You Are • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
I Am Whole: A Multi-Racial Children's Book Celebrating Diversity, Language, Race and Culture • Amazon Business $13.35 1 $13.35
Pepe and the Parade: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
What Do You Celebrate?: Holidays and Festivals Around the World • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
I Can Do Hard Things: Mindful Affirmations for Kids • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
We Are Water Protectors • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Dreamers • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga • Amazon Business $12.25 1 $12.25
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Moon Festival Wishes: Moon Cake and Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration (Fun Festivals) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Islandborn • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
Let's Celebrate 5 Days of Diwali! (Maya & Neel's India Adventure Series, Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Change Sings: A Children's Anthem • Amazon Business $9.31 1 $9.31
Ohana Means Family • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Living in . . . Around the World Collection: Living in . . . Brazil; Living in . . . China; Living in . . . India; Living in . . . Italy; Living in . . . Mexico; Living in . . . South Africa • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Skin Like Mine (2) (Kids Like Mine) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Dia de Los Muertos • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes (A Latino Book of Concepts) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ty's Travels: Lab Magic (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Soccer Day: Ready-to-Read Level 1 (After-School Sports Club) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Misty Copeland: Ballet Star: I Can Read Level 1 (I Can Read!, Level 1, 2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Love Being Me! (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pass the Ball, Mo! (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Want to Be an Engineer (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Parker Dresses Up: Ready-to-Read Level 1 (A Parker Curry Book) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Your Friend, Parker: Ready-to-Read Level 1 (A Parker Curry Book) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Want to Be a Doctor (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Together for Kwanzaa (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Ninja in the Kitchen (Moby Shinobi: Scholastic Reader, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Baseball Buzz (Sports Illustrated Kids Starting Line Readers) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95

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