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

Diversity Lives Here!

Help me give my students diverse books that build life-long academic and social/emotional skills!

  • $544 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergartners are growing in the same, small rural community where I grew up, inside the same four walls that made me a teacher.

I have a classroom full of some of the best, kindest, bravest hard workers who have a love for learning.

We live in a rural area where many of my students face so many challenges before they even come to school, yet each and every one of my students come into our room every day ready to grow their minds and hearts. This year, we are working hard to become a team, giving our best effort, and learning that everyone's a teacher and everyone's a learner. I love that I have future America in my classroom and I want to give them the skills and tools they need to be successful.

My Project

I have requested these specific titles because it goes along with a year-long curriculum that meet academic requirements while still discussing topics about diversity and social/ emotional needs. In kindergarten, it is important for us to understand that everyone is different and everyone has value.

Reading books with diverse characters helps them create a kinder world around them through deeper understanding.

All of these titles have lessons that will help me teach to the Colorado State Standards while also keeping my class engaged, having fun, and using their imagination to create!

Ms. McCrary
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Dandy • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
The Wish Tree • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $14.63 1 $14.63
This is My Book! • Amazon Business $14.60 1 $14.60
Plenty of Love To Go Around • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Land Shark • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Blackout • Amazon Business $13.22 1 $13.22
The Way Home for Wolf • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
I Am a Cat • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Pick a Pumpkin • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Santa Bruce (A Mother Bruce book) (Mother Bruce Series (4)) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Sumo Joe • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Giraffe Problems • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
The Rabbit Listened • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
The King of Kindergarten • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
A Stone Sat Still: (Environmental and Nature Picture Book for Kids, Perspective Book for Preschool and Kindergarten, Award Winning Illustrator) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hippos Are Huge! (Read and Wonder) • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
Night in the Country • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
One Tiny Turtle: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
A Turkey for Thanksgiving • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
National Geographic Readers: Giraffes • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
A Loud Winter's Nap (Fiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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