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Ms. Bartz from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Fund an Inclusive, Global Library for Young Minds!

Help me give my students a multicultural library of books to represent what makes each child unique and special.

  • $715 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students that will benefit from this project are located in the San Diego area. Our charter school focuses on growth mindset, kindness, and above all, respect for one another.

Our school is a beautiful blend of cultures and experiences.

Our students learn the languages of Hebrew and Spanish. We value global mindedness and form a strong community of lifelong learners.

My Project

Please help provide "mirrors and windows" through a multicultural library for elementary school students. I want my students to be able to see themselves in the literature I read to them. I also want to provide them with meaningful opportunities to explore lives that are different from their own.

The books I have compiled display many cultures, address gender identity, family representation, and allow us to "travel" far beyond the walls of our classroom-- or our computers during this time!

I look forward to facilitating important discussions with my students as they continue to explore the world around them.

Ms. Bartz
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 • Amazon Business $11.48 2 $22.96
School Days Around the World • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
It's Back to School We Go!: First Day Stories From Around the World • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Sulwe • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
You Matter • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
My Footprints • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
Stella Brings the Family • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Julián Is a Mermaid • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Under My Hijab • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $14.41 1 $14.41
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Water Princess • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
My Brother Charlie • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
How to Read a Book • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Papa, Daddy, and Riley • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Common Threads: Adam's Day at the Market • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Islandborn • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
Mary Wears What She Wants • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
If I Built a School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I Can Do Hard Things: Mindful Affirmations for Kids • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Hair Love • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Bringing Asha Home • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World (Easy Reader Books, Children Around the World Books, Preschool Prep Books) • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Masked Ninja: A Children’s Book About Kindness and Preventing the Spread of Racism and Viruses (Ninja Life Hacks) • Amazon Business $10.83 1 $10.83
Lucy's Mask • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
Busing Brewster • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $10.20 1 $10.20
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
A Concert in the Sand • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The ABCs of AOC: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from A to Z • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sick Simon • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Junebug • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Germs vs. Soap • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$521.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$47.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$607.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.18

Total project goal

$714.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$714.52

6 Donors

-$454.61

Donations toward project cost

-$417.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$223.81

Match offers toward project cost

-$190.24

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.11

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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