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Ms. Greenaway from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diversify Classroom Library!

Help me give my students a variety of diverse books and outlooks from different cultures and places around the world!

  • $467 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are silly, goofy, fun loving children who work hard to make the important people in their lives proud of them! They are learning their best to be good students, good friends and good people in the world and in our school. We are a self-contained special education 2nd and 3rd grade bridge class. Each student has come into this classroom with their own sets of needs and have rallied around each other to help each other attain their goals. In trying to build a great classroom community we need more access to diverse resources and points of view to help my students learn more about people outside of their neighborhood community!

My Project

These books will be a start to opening conversation about the diverse people, cultures and communities my students may not have ever come intocable contact with. To avoid the continuous problem of implicit biases that we all carry opening students eyes and perspectives to include those around them is the first step to full inclusion. In order to offer these experiences diverse literature showing students and characters that both resemble and look different from my students will be a low stakes starting point for diverse and meaningfully conversations! To push my students understandings of others and to promote diverse thinking these new books will be a welcome and necessary starting point.

Ms. Greenaway
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chocolate Me! • AKJ Education $16.19 2 $32.38
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation • AKJ Education $13.83 2 $27.66
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
Henry's Freedom Box • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
Wangari's Trees of Peace A True Story from Africa • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
The Librarian of Basra A True Story from Iraq • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
Malala's Magic Pencil • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
I Love My Hair! • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Cendrillon A Caribbean Cinderella • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
The Name Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Korean Cinderella • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Rough-Face Girl • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
My Name Is Yoon • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.59 2 $11.18
Those Shoes • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Two Homes • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Love You Forever • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34

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