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  • 7 donors
  • $295 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Slate
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Diversity and Inclusion Books

Help me give my students these books to support their learning about diversity, inclusion, and connections to human kind.

My Students

My students live in a beautiful small town community in the Rocky Mountains where art and outdoor recreation is our primary lifestyle. They come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. Despite the many opportunities for art and outdoor recreation, some students do not get these opportunities outside of school. For some students, school is the primary place where they are offered consistent meals, expectations, and nurturing. This is due to the high cost of living and the need for many parents to work several jobs. The majority of my students (>90%) are white, non-Hispanic.

My students come to school happy and eager to learn.

My students love to learn about the world outside of our small community and exploring and learning about the natural world. The students in my classroom form new friendships each day and encourage one another to strive to do their best.

My Project

With the current Black Lives Matter movement I am doing my part to learn more and to take opportunities to create change. One way I can contribute is to offer my students - who live in a predominantly white community - opportunities that promote diversity education, inclusion, and connection to all of humankind.

By donating to this project, you will be supplying my classroom with a variety of fiction and nonfiction books which will engage learners in conversations about inclusion, books about understanding differences, and books that expose students to a variety of cultures.

As a classroom teacher I have seen the power of stories for children. Each day we read books aloud and it is the best part of our day. These books have lasting impacts on my classroom culture, students understanding of the world, and their application of social skills.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Red Lollipop • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Ganesha's Sweet Tooth • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Giant Steps to Change the World • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Shaking Things Up • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
One Word from Sophia • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Big Umbrella • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Strictly No Elephants • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Youngest Marcher • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Maybe Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
The Princess and the Warrior • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Salt in His Shoes • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Round Is a Tortilla A Book of Shapes • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
To Be a Kid • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Games Around the World • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Schools Around the World • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Very First Americans • AKJ Education $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$198.97

Vendor shipping charges

$6.00

State sales tax

$12.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.24

Total project goal

$294.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$294.92

7 Donors

-$294.92

Donations toward project cost

-$250.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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