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Mrs. Kremnitzer from Frederick MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hablando De Lectura (Speaking of Reading)

Help me give my students a chance to read a book in a language they can access more easily or share with their family.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are hardworking individuals from a diverse community who deserve to see themselves in the texts they read. They get excited when a character has a similar background to their own. Being able to relate to a character because of those traits or because of context really allows the students to build the meta-cognition needed to develop a greater understanding of the world around them.

Diversity in literature will diversify our learners' experiences further, thus building a stronger foundation of community.

Our students deserve to understand one another more and these books will do that.

My Project

My shelves are stocked with books of all kinds of genres, subjects, structures, etc. But a recent inventory brought the fact that there are no novels in Spanish on these shelves.

I know that some of my students read, translate, and reread the books they hold in their hands, but why can't they just read in their home language?

They can still write and discuss in English, but the time spent on the actual reading process could be cut in half.

The reading could also be shared with family who may not be as strong in English. After all, isn't reading designed to build community?

Mrs. Kremnitzer
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alguien estxe1 mintiendo / One of Us is Lying (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Aristxf3teles y Dante descubren los secretos del universo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.41 2 $26.82
Prohibido nacer: Memorias de racismo, rabia y risa. (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.39 2 $26.78
Una educacixf3n / Educated: A Memoir (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.89 2 $25.78
El odio que das (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.59 2 $23.18
Una arruga en el tiempo: La novela grxe1fica / A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.69 2 $15.38
A cinco pies de ti / Five Feet Apart (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$177.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.04

Total project goal

$260.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.24

1 Donor

-$130.12

Donations toward project cost

-$110.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.52

match offer

-$130.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.52

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$0.00

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