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Ms. DeBonis from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fantastic Books for My Fantastic First Graders

Help me give my students a set of books in Spanish for our classroom library.

  • $441 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My wonderful first graders are eager to learn, to read and to discover new adventures and knowledge. It is a bilingual group, with students that speak English, Spanish or both at home. All of them are learning how to read in Spanish and having multiple sources to practise will enrich the process.

My mission is to bring more Spanish books to the classroom so I can elevate what is the first language for some of my students and families.

My Project

My bilingual classroom library has many English books but not enough Spanish ones. I would love to add more engaging and diverse books for my students so they have choice when practising their reading.

With this set of books I want to bring both fiction and non fiction resources to our Dual Language classroom.

All students in my classroom are learning how to read in Spanish, and most of them speak Spanish outside of the school.

La biblioteca de nuestra clase bilingüe tiene muchos libros en Inglés pero no suficientes en Español. Me gustaría añadir más libros diversos y atractivos para que mis estudiantes puedan practicar la lectura.

Con estos libros quiero traer recursos de ficción y no ficción a nuestro salón de Lenguaje Dual. Todos los estudiantes de mi clase están aprendiendo a leer en Español, y la mayoría de ellos hablan Español fuera de la escuela.

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

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Última parada de la Calle Market (Last Stop On Market Street) • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05
Marta! Big & Small • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Tocar la luna (Touching the moon) • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Ayobami and the Names of the Animals • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
What Can You Do with a Rebozo? (¿Qué Puedes Hacer con un Rebozo?) • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Clic, Clac, Plif, Plaf / Click, Clack, Splish, Splash • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Buenas noches, Gorila (Goodnight Gorilla) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
La vaca que decía OINK (The Cow That Went OINK) • AKJ Education $8.99 1 $8.99
La Senorita Runfio (Miss Rumphius) • AKJ Education $8.09 1 $8.09
Ya llegan los reyes magos (The Three Kings are Here!) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
La luz forma un arco iris (Light Makes a Rainbow) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
CRISANTEMO • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Clic, clac, muu: Vacas escritoras (Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
El Superzorro (Fantastic Mr. Fox) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Una extraña visita (Strange Visitors) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
El Beso De La Princesa / The Kiss of the Princess • AKJ Education $7.16 1 $7.16
El elefante del circo (The Circus Elephant) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
¿Ha visto a mi gata? (Have You Seen My Cat?) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Dona Flor (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A sembrar sopa de verduras (Growing Vegetable Soup) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Una casa para Cangrejo Ermitaño (A House for Hermit Crab) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Quienquiera que seas (Whoever You Are) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Sílbale a Willie (Whistle For Willie) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Adelita A Mexican Cinderella Story (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Hello Ocean (Hola Mar) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Trabajadores (Workers) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Terreno (Land) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
A dónde ir (Places To Go) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
En movimiento (On The Go) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Agua (Water) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
La vida de una abeja (A Bee's Life) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Tu mamá es una llama? (Is Your Mama a Llama?) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
¡Locos por insectos y arañas! (Going Buggy) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Este soy yo (This Is Me) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Madres animales y sus crías (Animal Mothers And Babies) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Grande y pequeño (Big And Little) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Haz un muñequito de jengibre (Make A Gingerbread Man) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
¡Corre, perro, corre! (Go Dog, Go) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Con mis sentidos (With My Senses) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Ojos de animales (Animal Eyes) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
El cabello rebelde de Maddy (Maddy's Mad Hair Day) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
El gran oso pardo (Big Brown Bear) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Perrazo y Perrito (Big Dog And Little Dog) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Conejo y Tortuga van a la escuela (Rabbit And Turtle Go To School) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Daniel y su mascota (Daniel's Pet) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Ponis (Ponies) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Dinosaurios (Dinosaurs) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
De la Oruga A la Mariposa (Caterpillar To Butterfly) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
¡A que no me alcanzas! (Catch Me If You Can!) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Algunas veces (Sometimes) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
El pollito que no quería salir del huevo (The Chick That Wouldn't Hatch) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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