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Ms. Murowski from Fort Myers FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diversity Through Picture Books

Help me give my students a diverse classroom library. These books will complement our current selection with even more diversity including new people, places, and subjects.

  • $469 goal

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My Students

This school year, my group of first-grade students are ages 6 and 7. These students live in an area of southwest Florida that is often lacking empathy for the diverse populations who live here. My classroom demographic is made up of diverse ethnicity and economic status. The students I teach speak many languages and come from many different places. By promoting different types of learning, including visual learning, these students will shine. I want to offer as many different types of learning to help my students succeed.

I want my students to have opportunities that promote learning and success.

My Project

In this project, there is a variety of books with diverse characters, authors, and subjects. There are also books including STEM-related topics and multi-cultural readings from all over the world. From a previous project including books, my students have enjoyed reading about the diversity about women, civil rights, and immigrants. We created a list of classroom book suggestions my students would like to read. I have spent time researching and speaking with other teachers about the books they have included in their classroom collections and have added some of those as well. As our library continues to grow I would like to add more books to match the students in the class.

Ms. Murowski
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What You Do Matters: What Do You Do With a Chance?, What Do You Do With a Problem?, What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $38.25 1 $38.25
Ordinary People Change the World Gift Set • Amazon Business $34.73 1 $34.73
Strong Girls Gift Set (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $29.52 1 $29.52
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Cece Loves Science • Amazon Business $14.96 1 $14.96
Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library • Amazon Business $14.38 1 $14.38
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
Mixed: A Colorful Story • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg • Amazon Business $12.70 1 $12.70
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Pink Is for Boys • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy • Amazon Business $10.11 1 $10.11
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Festival of Colors • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Dot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

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