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Mrs. Hernandez from Pleasanton CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literary Travels

Help me give my students book bins, Spanish graphic novels, poetry anthologies, and picture books.

  • $695 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inquisitive, curious, and studious individuals from diverse ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. They love learning about Spanish and Latin American culture and the Spanish language. Many of my students are self-starters and enjoy researching and learning independently inside and outside the classroom. They crave engaging learning materials like magazines and contemporary picture books, poetry, and novels to expand their vocabulary knowledge. Such texts help them understand the mechanics and application of grammar rules.

These students appreciate authentic resources by native Spanish speakers that demonstrate the beauty of the Spanish language.

Such writings expand their world views and expose them to cultures, customs, and identities that differ from their own, while making them understand that all people have shared experiences, emotions, and human trials.

My Project

These graphic novels, pictures books, and poetry anthologies will expose my students to some of the greatest contemporary Spanish authors of our time such as Georgina Lázaro León, Lucia Serrano, and César Arístides. Students will learn about the rich cultural traditions and customs celebrated throughout the Spanish speaking world through "El chupacabras" and "El mejor regalo del mundo: la leyenda de la Vieja Belén." Additionally they will read about major historical figures that helped shape various Latin American nations. The book bins will help to organize and categorize these resources according to genre, so that students can easily select what they would like to read based upon their personal interests. These bins will also help protect the covers and spines of the books so that they may be enjoyed for years to come.

Students will easily increase their vocabulary acquisition and improve their reading comprehension in Spanish while being entertained by lively and witty stories.

Students will travel to unfamiliar places through the power of beautiful narratives.

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This project will reach 170 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storex Book Bins, 11-Inch, Assorted Colors, 30 Bins (STX70105U06C) • Amazon Business $73.50 1 $73.50
Storex Large Book Bin, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7", Teal, Case of 6 (71107U06C) • Amazon Business $21.49 1 $21.49
Soñadores (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Orejas de mariposa / Butterfly Ears (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Pasando páginas: La historia de mi vida (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
El Chupacabras • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Cuando los grandes eran pequeños. Gabriel García Márquez (Gabito) (Spanish Edition) (Cuando Los Grande Eran Pequenos) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Cuando los grandes eran pequeños. Jorge Luis Borges (Spanish Edition) (Cuando Los Grandes Eran Pequenos/ When the Grown-ups Were Children) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Mocos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.12 1 $14.12
La Emperatriz de los Etéreos (Edicion ilustrada) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Papá, eres # ¡genial! / Dad, You Are Awesome! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Cuando los grandes eran pequeños. Julia de Burgos (Spanish Edition) (Cuando Los Grandes Eran Pequenos) • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
La matadragones: Cuentos de Latinoamérica: A TOON Graphic (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.83 1 $13.83
Mañanas de escuela (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
Cuando los grandes eran pequeños. Pablo Neruda (Spanish Edition) (Cuando los Grandes Eran Pequenos) • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
La fea durmiente / The Ugly Sleeper (Habia Otra Vez) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
El patito bello/The beautiful duckling (Habia Otra Vez) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
El lobo y Caperucita/ The Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
El mejor regalo del mundo: la leyenda de la Vieja Belén (Bilingual Edition) / The Best Gift of All: The Legend of La Vieja Belen (Bilingual Books) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Yo voy conmigo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Emocionario (Dime Lo Que Sientes) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Cuando los grandes eran pequeños .José Martí (Spanish Edition) (Cuando Los Grandes Eran Pequenos) • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
¡Azúcar! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mamá, eres ¡genial! / Mom, You Are Awesome! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
El camino de Sherlock (Sherlock's Path) Spanish Edition (Serie Azul) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Cuando los grandes eran pequeños.Federico García Lorca (Spanish Edition) (Cuando Los Grandes Eran Pequenos/ When the Grown-ups Were Children) • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
Un barrilete / Barrilete: para el Día de los Muertos / A Kite for the Day of the Dead • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Bajo las palmas reales/ Under the Royal Palms: Una Incancia Cubana / a Childhood in Cuba (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
El soñador (The Dreamer): (Spanish language edition of The Dreamer) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Camino a las estrellas (Path to the Stars Spanish edition): mi recorrido de Girl Scout a ingeniera astronáutica • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
De la A a la Z por Veracruz / From A to Z in Veracruz (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.44 1 $8.44
Cuentos que contaban nuestras abuelas (Tales Our Abuelitas Told): Cuentos populares Hispánicos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.43 1 $8.43
Mi Vecina Es Una Bruja? (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.34 1 $8.34
Frida, el misterio del anillo del pavo real y yo (Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Allie, ganadora por fin (Allie, First at Last): A Wish Novel (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$506.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$46.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$590.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.14

Total project goal

$694.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$694.29

3 Donors

-$670.29

Donations toward project cost

-$590.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.00

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$0.00

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