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Mrs. Brisendine from Pell City AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Immigrants We Get the Job Done

My students need picture books about immigration to integrate diversity and the contributions of immigrants into my classroom.

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second graders are ready to learn once they walk into my classroom each and every morning. They are eager to see what each day holds, and they are always ready to give the day their best work.

I teach in a Title I School in Alabama where a majority of our students receive free or reduced price meals.

My students are caring and compassionate learners ready to make a difference in the world around them. Each day is an amazing adventure.

My Project

The picture books I am requesting will offer my students a chance to learn about immigration throughout the history of the United States of America. My students will be able to learn of the diverse cultures within our nation.

Students will learn about the strength, struggles, and perseverance of those who immigrated to the United States of America from other countries.

Students will be able to read, write, and discuss immigration throughout the history of the United States. Students will be able to compare and contrast their life to the life of immigrant children. Students will tell the story of immigrants who made sure to take their shot.

Mrs. Brisendine
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Coming to America: The Story of Immigration • Amazon Business $14.76 1 $14.76
One Green Apple • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
We Came To America • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
At Ellis Island: A History in Many Voices • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale (Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Shooting Kabul (The Kabul Chronicles) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
Grandfather's Journey • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Story of the Statue of Liberty (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Here I Am • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Lowji Discovers America • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
The Keeping Quilt • Amazon Business $5.86 1 $5.86
Ellis Island (True Books) (A True Book) • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
What Was Ellis Island? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Alexander Hamilton? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
National Geographic Readers: Ellis Island • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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