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Mrs. Reyes from Bunkerville NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literature to Reflect Our World 2

Help me give my students multicultural books to reflect the world we live in.

  • $543 goal

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My Students

My students are part of a very large school district. However, due to our rural location we have limited access to district and community provided services. Many of the museums and other cultural opportunities are too far away for us to participate in.

While geography has restricted access to many of the resources that are available for other students in the district, my students still deserve to experience the many cultures, experiences, and lifestyles present within our district.

The best way for me to ensure this can happen is through authentic text and literature from within these diverse cultures.

My Project

I need literature to provide my students access to the various cultures and life experiences of people around the world. My students need access to rich literature written by authentic voices to expose them to the vast cultural differences and similarities that cover the great expanse of our world.

It is so important to allow students windows and mirrors through literature.

Windows provide students a peek into the past, or other cultures, while mirrors reflect their own cultures and lives giving them a sense of belonging. Both are necessary for my young students to begin to find their sense of self in our global society.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
From a Small Seed - The Story of Eliza Hamilton • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Saturday • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Paloma Wants to be Lady Freedom • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $16.38 1 $16.38
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $15.79 1 $15.79
Islandborn • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dreamers • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Under My Hijab • Amazon Business $13.92 1 $13.92
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln • Amazon Business $13.73 1 $13.73
Trombone Shorty • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
Nonni's Moon • Amazon Business $13.54 1 $13.54
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Not Quite Snow White • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Double Bass Blues • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Sulwe • Amazon Business $11.14 1 $11.14
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Sky of Afghanistan • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Julián Is a Mermaid • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hair Like Mine (Kids Like Mine) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
A Big Mooncake for Little Star • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Carmela Full of Wishes • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39

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