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Mrs. Kennard from Pleasant Plains AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Multi-Cultural Books For Teacher Cadet Classroom

Help me give my students access to a collection of multicultural children's books as resources for learning about diversity in the classroom.

  • $378 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a small community with high expectations, but limited resources. Students are expected to look beyond the classroom and into the world to develop solutions to everyday problems. Students take on this challenge with rigor and purpose in developing projects that address issues in their families, communities, state, and nation. They are the solution seekers of the future and deserve all the support they can get.

I endeavor to make learning experiences in the classroom both enjoyable and memorable.

By providing students with the opportunity to take their learning beyond the classroom and developing partnerships with community stakeholders, I can provide the best learning environment possible. Such experiences not only improve the livelihood of the students themselves, but also improve their families and the community in which they live.

My Project

My students are learning to become teachers. As part of this process, they are expected to develop lessons that are relevant to all students in the classroom regardless of their needs. My students must evaluate the challenges that limit successful learning and determine how best to address those challenges.

As part of the teacher cadet curriculum, students work with a diverse group of learners and must be able to create a respectful classroom, and they must be able to successfully determine how individual needs affect the learning process.

By providing books that illustrate diverse groups of people, my students will be able to develop lessons that enhance the classroom experience.

Mrs. Kennard
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Native American Animal Stories • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
What a Wonderful World (Jean Karl Books) • Amazon Business $14.21 1 $14.21
The Rainbow People • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
The Tree Is Older Than You Are: A Bilingual Gathering of Poems & Stories from Mexico with Paintings by Mexican Artists (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
The Skin You Live In • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom • Amazon Business $12.21 1 $12.21
Big Hair, Don't Care • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Through My Eyes • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message (Reading Rainbow Book) • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
Baseball Saved Us • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Library Book: Grandfather Counts (Avenues) • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Bud, Not Buddy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems (Reading Rainbow Series) • Amazon Business $7.91 1 $7.91
Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mirandy and Brother Wind (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Hairs/Pelitos • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Family Pictures, 15th Anniversary Edition / Cuadros de Familia, Edicixf3n Quinceaxf1era • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Margaret and Margarita / Margarita y Margaret • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
John Henry (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World • Amazon Business $6.52 1 $6.52
Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Shades of People • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
I Love My Hair! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
My Name Is Maria Isabel • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Birchbark House • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
A Rainbow of Friends • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Whoever You Are (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Very First Americans (All Aboard Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$261.16

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$21.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$320.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.58

Total project goal

$377.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$377.20

3 Donors

-$253.82

Donations toward project cost

-$250.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$83.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$40.38

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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