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Mrs. Rhine from Glenpool OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lighting Literature Fires for Lifelong Learning

Help me give my students a strong literacy base of culturally diverse and educationally rich books for our classroom.

  • $597 goal

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My Students

I am a Kindergarten teacher in a low income school where many students qualify to receive free and reduced lunches. Poverty is a reality for most of my students who come from varied backgrounds, cultural beliefs, races and ethnicities.

My students readily engage when presented with relevant and diversified literature and activities that meet them where they are and celebrate who they are.

They practice kindness, contribution, and determination on a daily basis and work together to make our classroom climate one of acceptance, safety, and optimal learning.

My Project

It's important that my students have rich, vibrant books that are both diverse and engaging as they develop critical thinking and learn about the world around them. My project is to provide 37 culturally diverse and engaging books for our classroom. That provides one book per week for the entire school year.

More than just read alouds, they will provide the base from which to build literacy skills and participate in cross curricular activities and learning projects.

We will read them together-accessing prior knowledge and making new connections--and infuse literacy into our learning all day long.

Mrs. Rhine
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
The Wish Tree • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $14.63 1 $14.63
This is My Book! • Amazon Business $14.60 1 $14.60
The Circus Ship • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Plenty of Love To Go Around • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Land Shark • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Blackout • Amazon Business $13.22 1 $13.22
The Way Home for Wolf • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
I Am a Cat • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
A Loud Winter's Nap (Fiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Quit Calling Me a Monster! • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Pick a Pumpkin • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Sumo Joe • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Little Red Ruthie: A Hanukkah Tale • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Giraffe Problems • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
The Rabbit Listened • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
The King of Kindergarten • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Very Impatient Caterpillar • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
A Stone Sat Still: (Environmental and Nature Picture Book for Kids, Perspective Book for Preschool and Kindergarten, Award Winning Illustrator) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hippos Are Huge! (Read and Wonder) • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
Night in the Country • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
One Tiny Turtle: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
A Turkey for Thanksgiving • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

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