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Ms. Kittleson from Fulton NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Global Connections Through Art and Reading!

Help me give my students books for the gift of reading in the art room!

  • $472 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The Art Rooms is a special place in which all students are welcome to be who they want to be. Art allows students to come together and celebrate what makes them unique. In the world we live in today it is more important than ever to celebrate our individuality and splendor.

Henri Matisse stated "Creativity take courage," and these words could not be more true.

The students who enter the Art Room are tasked with sharing their stories and experiences bringing in a greater global perspective.

My Project

The books from the list have been carefully chosen to bring not only a global perspective but also introduce voices that students can relate to. They will be a great addition to our small classroom library!

Your donation will reach students in grades Kindergarten through 6th.

The books are for all different reading levels and will accompany various art projects to engage students in meaningful learning. Reading promotes creativity and understanding; these books will help my students find their voice and promote lifelong learning. Thank you so much!

Ms. Kittleson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 460 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
When Lola Visits • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Sometimes It's Bright • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Priya Dreams of Marigolds & Masala • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World: Famous Artists and the Children Who Knew Them (Anholt's Artists) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Magritte's Marvelous Hat • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Through the Window: Views of Marc Chagall's Life and Art (KNOPF BOOKS FOR) • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Your Name Is a Song • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
What If... • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
The Cat and the Bird: A Children's Book Inspired by Paul Klee (Children's Books Inspired by Famous Artworks) • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
Señorita Mariposa • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
The Masterpiece (One Big Canvas) • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
How to Fold a Taco: Como Doblar un Taco • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Sky of Afghanistan • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Zonia's Rain Forest • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa (ages 5-8, introduction to Japanese-American artist and sculptor, includes activity for making a paper ... and teaching tools for parents and educators) • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Out of This World: The Surreal Art of Leonora Carrington • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Dancing Through Fields of Color: The Story of Helen Frankenthaler • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
A Paintbrush for Paco • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
The Magic Hat Shop • Amazon Business $8.17 1 $8.17

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