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Ms. W. from Dallas TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Libros & Books for Fun Reading!

My students need 17 popular kids books translated into Spanish for our classroom library.

  • $162 goal

This project expired on April 2, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Keep reading FUN!! My students have been learning in both Spanish and English in a dual language classroom, and our classroom library needs more books in Spanish.

Our school is in an urban setting where many of the students come from economically disadvantaged homes.

They have become so interested in books and reading this year, especially when given a chance to read the latest and greatest popular titles. They are learning, reading and writing in both English and Spanish in a unique opportunity through a dual language program in class. The classroom library is stocked with books in English, but Spanish titles have been harder to come by.

My Project

We would like some books in Spanish that are currently popular and are the types of books from Barnes and Noble and Borders, where the students may not otherwise read them because of a lack of access. The books would be used by several classes of students and would still be available to use in future school years.

This project will help to grow my students' interest in reading and seeking out new books.

The students need more access to different types of literature in order to increase their fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills. Having these additional books in their classroom library will provide them quick access to quality literature.

Ms. W.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 52 students.

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Una momia al amanecer (Mummies in the Morning) Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator), Marcela Brovelli (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $4.22 1 $4.22
La noche de las ninjas (Night of the Ninjas: Magic Tree House Series #5) Mary Pope Osborne • Barnes and Noble $4.22 1 $4.22
Dinosaurios al atardecer (Dinosaurs Before Dark: Magic Tree House Series #1) Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator), Marcela Brovelli (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $4.22 1 $4.22
Piratas despues del mediodia (Pirates Past Noon: Magic Tree House Series #4) Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator), Marcela Brovelli (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $4.22 1 $4.22
El Capit n Calzoncillos y la feroz batalla contra el Ni o Mocobi nico 2a Parte: La venganza de los Rid culos Mocorobots Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Miguel Azaola (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $4.26 1 $4.26
El Capit n Calzoncillos y la feroz batalla contra el Ni o Mocobi nico 1a Parte: La noche de los Mocos Vivientes Dav Pilkey, Miguel Azaola, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.12 1 $5.12
El Capit n Calzoncillos y la furia de la Supermujer Macroel stica (Captain Underpants and The Wrath of The Wicked Wedgie Woman) Dav Pilkey, Miguel Azaola • Barnes and Noble $5.12 1 $5.12
Un renacuajo (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #1) Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $9.56 1 $9.56
El Capit n Calzoncillos y el perverso plan del Profesor Pipicaca (Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants) Dav Pilkey, Miguel Azaola • Barnes and Noble $4.26 1 $4.26
La ley de Rodrick (Rodrick Rules: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #2) Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $9.56 1 $9.56
Diario de Greg 4: Dias de perros Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $9.56 1 $9.56
Esto es el colmo (The Last Straw: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #3) Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $9.56 1 $9.56
Ramona empieza el Curso (Ramona Quimby Age 8) (Ramona Series) Beverly Cleary, Louis Darling (Illustrator), Alan Tiegreen (Illustrator), Tracy Dockray (Illustrator), Gabriela Bustelo (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $5.12 1 $5.12
Cuando tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse (How Aunt Lola Came to (Visit) Stay) Julia Alvarez, Liliana Valenzuela (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $4.70 1 $4.70
The Hare and the Tortoise (La Liebre y la Tortuga) Chronicle Books, Max (Illustrator), Adapted by Maria Eulalia Valeri • Barnes and Noble $5.93 1 $5.93
Bellas Hijas de Mufaro (Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters) John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator), Clarita Kohen (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.83 1 $6.83
El Principito Antonie De Saint-Exupery • Barnes and Noble $4.70 1 $4.70

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