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Ms. Serrano from Santa Barbara CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get a New Classroom Library

My students need high interest reading books for their curious minds!

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students at my school at very special. We are an ethnically, culturally and linguistically diverse school, approximately 50% of my students are English Leaners, 12% of the Student Population qualifies for Special Education Services and about 70% of the students qualify for free and reduced price lunch. About 1/3 of the students at my site are bussed in from a neighboring neighborhood and we are all learning about how our differences makes us great!

We host the Moderate to Severe Special Education Program for the District and all of our students are learning the importance of kindness, compassion, justice and friendship.

My Project

Having a new classroom library that contains high interest books will benefit my students because they will be more engaged in reading. My students love reading but often times have a difficult time finding books that reflect their culture and spark their interest within the library in our classroom.

All students deserve to be reflected in the curriculum and having a new library with characters that reflect my students culturally and books that reflect their interest and aspirations will spark in them a love for reading.

The books that I have selected are titles that the students have asked for and/or about topics they care about. Please help us in getting the classroom library that my students deserve.

Ms. Serrano
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dork Diaries Books 1-11 (Plus 3 1/2): Dork Diaries 1; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3; Dork Diaries 3 1/2; Dork Diaries 4; Dork Diaries 5; Dork Diaries ... Diaries 9; Dork Diaries 10; Dork Diaries 11 • Amazon Business $121.26 1 $121.26
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series Collection 12 Books Set By Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid,Rodrick Rules,The Last Straw,Dog Days,The Ugly Truth,Cabin Fever,The Third Wheel,Hard Luck • Amazon Business $68.99 1 $68.99
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • Amazon Business $5.69 2 $11.38
Dork Diaries: Crush Catastrophe • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is the Declaration of Independence? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is the Super Bowl? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Pele? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is the World Series? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Roberto Clemente? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was Hurricane Katrina? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was the San Francisco Earthquake? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Frederick Douglass? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is the Constitution? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Leif Erikson? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was the Holocaust? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was Ellis Island? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Were the Wright Brothers? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.77 1 $5.77
What Was the Great Depression? • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Where Is the Bermuda Triangle? • Amazon Business $5.68 1 $5.68
What Was the Titanic? • Amazon Business $5.68 1 $5.68
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
Who Was Thomas Jefferson? • Amazon Business $5.45 1 $5.45
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Babe Ruth? • Amazon Business $5.32 1 $5.32
Who Is Derek Jeter? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.15 1 $5.15
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $5.11 1 $5.11
What Was the Ice Age? • Amazon Business $5.10 1 $5.10
Where Is Machu Picchu? • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
What Were the Twin Towers? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Where Is Alcatraz? • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.87 1 $4.87
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $4.81 1 $4.81
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Alexander Hamilton? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Was the Underground Railroad? • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
What Was Pearl Harbor? • Amazon Business $4.28 1 $4.28
Who Was Isaac Newton? • Amazon Business $4.04 1 $4.04
What Were the Salem Witch Trials? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Who Was Jesse Owens? • Amazon Business $3.50 1 $3.50
Who Was Charles Darwin? • Amazon Business $3.47 1 $3.47
Who Was Muhammad Ali? • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

Materials cost

$430.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.26

Total project goal

$595.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.05

4 Donors

-$595.05

Donations toward project cost

-$505.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.26

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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