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

Diversity Makes Us Stronger

Help me give my students new and diverse books that they can relate to.

  • $233 goal

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My Students

My second grade ICT students are lively and willing to learn. They are diverse learners who love to laugh and they care deeply about each other. My class is developing lifelong skills by talking and working together.

My school is Title I school and all students come from a low income households, so I am always looking for ways to support my students' growth, development and learning styles.

My Project

Diversity makes us stronger! One of my goals this year is to promote diversity within my classroom library.

Representation matters and it is important that my students see themselves in the books we read together as a class.

I would like to have picture books that showcase diverse characters that look like my students and stories that share their unique life experiences.

Please help me add books that will offer a diverse representation in my classroom library and allow my students a greater access to high quality books with diverse characters.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 16 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Saturday Is Swimming Day • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Magical Yet • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Girl with Big, Big Questions (The Big, Big Series, 2) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
Saturday • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Boy with Big, Big Feelings (The Big, Big) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
My Body Sends a Signal: Helping Kids Recognize Emotions and Express Feelings • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
The Do-Over Day • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky (The Food Group) • Amazon Business $8.46 1 $8.46
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
I Am Thankful: A Thanksgiving Book for Kids • Amazon Business $7.83 1 $7.83
Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Bradford Street Buddies: Backyard Camp-Out (Green Light Readers Level 3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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