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Ms. Hunter from Denver CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Classroom Library for Diverse Group of Kids

My students need a bookshelf and 16 books covering topics like women in science, Hispanic leaders, and African-American engineers as well as books on race and culture.

  • $489 goal

This project expired on October 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve a truly diverse group of learners. Although they are all so different, what they do have in common is their commitment to succeed. Every child feels personally responsible for their success in my class and sets their own academic goals.

My kids are truly exceptional.

They have established such a strong and caring community within our classroom, and they come in every day motivated to learn without excuses. Every student holds themselves and their peers accountable for doing their best work. They are amazing and inspiring.

My Project

Have you ever walked into a bookstore and picked a book right off the spinner? I want my students to have that experience of "finding themselves" in a book. I want my students to feel the power of being able to pick a DIVERSE book from a revolving bookshelf.

We are an international school.

There are over 30 languages spoken, and, in my classroom alone, there are 8 different languages spoken.

Students need a bookshelf spinner that can feature new, interesting, and diverse books, and they need books that represent them and feature stories from their lives in our library.

Ms. Hunter
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG377 - Classroom Revolving Bookstand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $15.41 1 $15.41
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Mixed Me! • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Black Pioneers of Science and Invention • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
100 Hispanic-Americans Who Shaped American History • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott (Graphic History) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott (Graphic History) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Let's Talk About Race • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93
My Family, Your Family (Cloverleaf Books - Alike and Different) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Women Who Launched the Computer Age (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $3.08 1 $3.08

Materials cost

$357.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$415.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.33

Total project goal

$488.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$488.86

2 Donors

-$423.03

Donations toward project cost

-$415.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$65.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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