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Mrs. Thompson from Yorktown VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Classroom Books

Help me give my students diverse books for our classroom library--to encourage reading!

  • $474 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students represent a wide variety of interests and backgrounds! These students are curious learners who are interested in a wide variety of literature genres. Every student has unique interests and our classroom should represent each student's interests!

Each student deserves the opportunity to fall in love with reading all over again with our classroom library.

My students deserve a classroom library that will represent their own diversity. These students will increase their love of reading through being exposed to a wide variety of genres that they find interesting.

My Project

These books will add to our classroom library by providing diverse reading material. These students are a diverse group and deserve diverse reading material! I would like for my students to be exposed to a variety of reading material so that they can grow as readers while also gaining a broader understanding of the world they live!

Our classroom is a diverse group of young learners who are learning about each other and the world around them!

These books will help provide my students with a broader perspective of the world around them. Please consider helping provide these books for my students.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set (Books 1 to 7) • AKJ Education $40.83 1 $40.83
D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
A Young People's History of the United States Columbus to the War on Terror • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
The Lion & the Mouse • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Emmet’s Storm • AKJ Education $12.00 1 $12.00
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
The Great Fire (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Things Fall Apart: A Novel • AKJ Education $8.45 1 $8.45
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
El Deafo • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
American Born Chinese • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
Anne Frank - Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $7.67 1 $7.67
All About: The Tudors • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
You Wouldn't Want to Explore With Lewis and Clark • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Across America on an Emigrant Train • AKJ Education $7.12 1 $7.12
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
The Split History of Westward Expansion in the United States • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Chains: Seeds of America • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Walk Two Moons • AKJ Education $5.93 1 $5.93
The Graveyard Book • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Crossing the Wire • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
How the Stars Fell into the Sky A Navajo Legend • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Great Wall of China • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The One and Only Ivan • AKJ Education $5.58 1 $5.58
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
A Grain of Rice • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Mummies Made in Egypt • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Rosa Parks My Story • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Tiger Rising • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89
Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass • AKJ Education $4.40 1 $4.40
Where Are the Great Pyramids? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Milton Hershey? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Every Living Thing • AKJ Education $3.89 1 $3.89
Aesop's Fables • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Aesop's Fables • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

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