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Ms. Halton from Los Angeles CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Learning Through Picture Books!

Help me give my students books for Asian American History Month and Pride Month!

  • $822 goal

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My Project

Second graders LOVE to learn about the world around them, and there's no better way in the classroom than through beautifully illustrated, well-written, age-appropriate picture books. Each month my class learns about groups and cultures through stories.

This spring we realized we didn't have enough books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Month or Pride!

These books will go in a special classroom display in the room. Students can select them for teacher read-alouds or to look through on their own. Discussions, questions and learning about the world only grow and deepen from there.

Ms. Halton
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Kids Book About Pride • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $20.00 1 $20.00
The Tray of Togetherness • Amazon Business $18.68 1 $18.68
I love BOBA! (The first children's book about bubble tea) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Amazing: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Inspire Us All • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Kind Like Marsha: Learning from LGBTQ+ Leaders • Amazon Business $16.73 1 $16.73
Tomorrow Is New Year's Day: Seollal, a Korean Celebration of the Lunar New Year • Amazon Business $16.10 1 $16.10
This Day in June • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Eyes That Speak to the Stars • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Grumpy New Year • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
A Sweet New Year for Ren • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Someone Builds the Dream • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
My Shadow Is Pink • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
Sparkle Boy • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
The ABCs of Asian American History: A Celebration from A to Z of All Asian Americans, from Bangladeshi Americans to Vietnamese Americans • Amazon Business $13.16 1 $13.16
Let's Go Yum Cha: A Dim Sum Adventure! • Amazon Business $13.06 1 $13.06
ABC Pride • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
This is Tet: Rhyming story about Lunar New Year in Vietnam (translated from Vietnamese) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Pele and Poliahu • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
My Shadow Is Purple • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Cinderelliot: A Scrumptious Fairytale • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
I Am a Bold Asian Boy: A Positive Affirmation Book for Asian Boys (Asian Family Series) • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
Asian Adventures A-Z Foods: Delicious Asian Foods From A-Z • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Eugene The Unicorn: A Kid's Book To help Start LGBTQ Inclusive Conversations • Amazon Business $11.56 1 $11.56
I Am An Amazing Asian Girl: A Positive Affirmation Book For Asian Girls (Asian Family Series) • Amazon Business $11.10 1 $11.10
Chinese New Year Wishes: Chinese Spring and Lantern Festival Celebration (Fun Festivals) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Tet Together • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
I Am Golden • Amazon Business $10.42 1 $10.42
Twas the Night Before Pride • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Playing with Lanterns • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dim Sum, Please!: A Bilingual English & Cantonese Children's Book • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pride: An Inspirational History of the LGBTQ+ Movement • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Julián Is a Mermaid • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
My First Vietnamese Book. Vietnamese-English Book for Bilingual Children: Vietnamese-English children's book with illustrations for kids. A great ... Educational Books for Bilingual Children) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Juneteenth Story: Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Pink Is for Boys • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dolls and Trucks Are for Everyone • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Ohana Means Family • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
And Tango Makes Three (Classic Board Books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
It's Your Year, Baby Rabbit (1) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
All Kinds of Families • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Families Can • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Thank You, Mama (Grey & Mama) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Celebrating Chinese New Year: History, Traditions, and Activities – A Holiday Book for Kids (Holiday Books for Kids) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Love Makes a Family • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Bringing In the New Year (Read to a Child!) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Lunar New Year (Celebrate the World) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
We Are the Rainbow! – The Colors of Pride - Learn the Meanings Behind the Colors of the LGBTQ+ Pride Flag • Amazon Business $6.38 1 $6.38
The Night Before Lunar New Year • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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