You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Petersen from Delano MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Children’s Books

Help me give my students a variety of diverse books to read in the classroom.

  • $317 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Elementary has amazing students and families! I love that my students in third grade are coming from learning to read and are now ready to read to learn. I love that they soak up every bit of information and are able to see things from different viewpoints.

My Project

These books will help my students not only to learn more about diversity, but also to hopefully relate to many of their own lives and the lives of others around them. Every day we focus on kindness and showing the Tiger Way! These books would create positive classroom conversations and getting different perspectives. Students can reflect on their lives and also read books that share about lives that are different from theirs. These books will be great resources to help build a diverse classroom library where all students feel welcome.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Petersen is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Boy at the Back of the Class • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You • Amazon Business $14.48 1 $14.48
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
A Friend for Henry: (Books About Making Friends, Children's Friendship Books, Autism Awareness Books for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
A Different Pond (Fiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
My Brother Charlie • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Train Your Dragon To Do Hard Things: A Cute Children’s Story about Perseverance, Positive Affirmations and Growth Mindset. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Hair Love • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Who Do You See When You Look at Me? (Hardcover) – Inspirational Books for Kids, Teaches Lessons of Disability Awareness, Kindness and Acceptance, Perfect Gift for Birthdays, Holiday & More • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Introducing Sophia Firecracker • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Skin Like Mine (Kids Like Mine) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader's Edition • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Mystery of Meerkat Hill (Precious Ramotswe Mysteries for Young Readers) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Invisible String • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $4.29 1 $4.29

Materials cost

$235.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.43

Total project goal

$316.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$316.21

5 Donors

-$309.15

Donations toward project cost

-$268.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Delano","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[7484865],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":5135271,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":false,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/diverse-childrens-books/5135271/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Petersen","authorIds":{"7484865":{"owner":"Mrs. Petersen","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[5135271],"proposalHash":"1504887326","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21651999,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":7484865,"schoolCounty":"Wright","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MN","name":"Minnesota"}}