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Mrs. Lopez-Torres from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Students Keep Their Bilingualism Alive!

Help me give my students Spanish books to add to our Spanish classroom library!

  • $268 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 29 third graders who I enjoy teaching. What I love about my students is that they are very creative and each one of them have their own personality that makes them unique and special. They are all bilingual students that thrive for the best even though being bilingual could be challenging at times.

Despite the challenges they may face outside of the classroom, I am compromised to give them the best education so that they can reach their full potential academically, socially and emotionally.

My students come from low-income families and receive free breakfast and lunch every day. My third graders have too much to offer and dream about being professionals someday and support their community. With your help, these amazing students will accomplish their dreams!

My Project

This school year I was moved to teach in a 3rd grade classroom! I previously taught kindergarten for two years. As I was putting my classroom library together, I saw that I did not have many books for my students, especially in Spanish.

By donating to our project, you will help my students enhance their native language and improve their academic achievements throughout their education.

My students enjoy reading books but are getting kind of sad that they do not have many books to choose from. These books will make a big difference in my students lives because they will have the opportunity to read books they enjoy and that are in their native language.

Mrs. Lopez-Torres
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classic Tales Bilingual Books - Set of 12 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.76 1 $40.76
La Frontera: My Journey with Papa - Bilingual Hardcover • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.29 1 $15.29
Gracias, Sr. Falker (Thank You, Mr. Falker) • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
El color de mi piel (The Skin I'm In) • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Un Lugar En El Patio • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
La Colcha De Los Recuerdos • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
El Día de Muertos (The Day Of The Dead) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Entra al desierto (Step Into The Desert) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
¡Judy Moody se vuelve famosa! (Judy Moody Gets Famous!) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody va a la universidad (Judy Moody Goes To College) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody está de mal humor, de muy mal humor • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Doctora Judy Moody (Judy Moody, MD) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody y la Declaración de Independencia (Judy Moody Declares Independence) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody y la vuelta al mundo en ocho días y medio (Judy Moody Around The World In 8 1/2 Days) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody es Detective / Judy Moody, Girl Detective • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Stink y el gran expreso del cobaya (Stink And The Great Guinea Pig Express) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Stink: El increíble niño menguante (Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Stink y el increíble rompemuelas supergaláctico (Stink And The Incredible Super-Galactic Jawbreaker) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
El tiempo (Weather) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La vida marina (Sea Life) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La vida de una mariposa (A Butterfly's Life) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La vida de una rana (A Frog's Life) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

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