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Ms. Ragghianti from Sandy Springs GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Can Read In Spanish

Help me give my students more Spanish books and give them many more choices.

  • $351 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school in Sandy Springs, Georgia has over 600 students currently enrolled! Our students are so sweet and engaging, but some don’t have the same foundation as others. We have really hardworking families; however, a majority don’t have much flexible income.

I’m the librarian in our media center and I see how hard the students and teachers work each and every day!

We are a Title I school which means we have a large concentration of low-income families with children attending our school. We have a 24% mobility rate. About ¼ of our student population transfers out or in sometime during the school year. We have a 39% Hispanic population with 31% showing as English being their second language. Our college and career ready performance index (CCRPI) score is currently a D which is not where we hope to be! These are some of the reasons that our students need your support.

My Project

I would really like more Spanish books for my school's library. We have a small collection of Spanish books, but I would like to grow that collection. We have many Spanish speaking/reading students in our school so our Spanish book sections needs an upgrade.

Our students would love more choices.

Students use the Spanish book section mostly for "independent reading". We have some ESOL teachers that have asked for more choices for this group. The students love to read new books and show their friends books that are Spanish or bilingual books. Students really like engaging books! They also like to share that they know more than one language. This would let them see more options in our library. They deserve more choices.

Ms. Ragghianti
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Un Paseo de Compras Problematico (A Shopping Trip Problem) • AKJ Education $15.56 2 $31.12
Red Hot Salsa Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States • AKJ Education $17.09 1 $17.09
Adios, Ratoncito! (Goodbye, Mouse!) • AKJ Education $14.40 1 $14.40
Nate el grande ataca de nuevo (Big Nate Strikes Again) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Nate el grande único en su clase (Big Nate In A Class By Himself) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Waiting for the Biblioburro/Esperando el Biblioburro • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
La Princesa and the Pea • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Si le das un panecillo a un alce (If You Give a Moose a Muffin) • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Si le haces una fiesta a una cerdita (If You Give a Pig a Party) • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Modales (Manners) • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
¡Pío Peep! (Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes) • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (La oruga muy hambrienta) • AKJ Education $10.99 1 $10.99
What Can You Do with a Rebozo? (¿Qué Puedes Hacer con un Rebozo?) • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Historia de una cucaracha (Story Of A Cockroach) • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Clic, Clac, Plif, Plaf / Click, Clack, Splish, Splash • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
La vida de una abeja (A Bee's Life) • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
¡Locos por insectos y arañas! (Going Buggy) • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
¡Hoy volaré! (Fly Today!) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
¡Estamos en un libro! (We Are In A Book!) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Ojos de animales (Animal Eyes) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Trabajadores (Workers) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La Nina Que Poncho a Babe Ruth (The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth) • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85

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