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Mrs. Podolny from Syracuse NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Multicultural Books

Help me give my students diverse books that reflect multiculturalism! I know they will love these books!

  • $213 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 29 amazing students! Many of my students are refugees from all around the world. 90 percent of my students live in poverty. We are a diverse group, who love learning, our community school, reading books, learning American history and making connections. Our favorite thing is to play soccer and incorporate it into our learning!! We would love a listening center to help with literacy and Social studies. My ELL (English Language Learners) students can listen to books and develop language.

My Project

These books will support my mission of getting more multicultural books in the hands of diverse students. These books will offer support to our social studies unit on immigration. Learning about the Mexican civil Rights movement will help students see the struggle for Latinos. Also, the comic book Arrival, is a comic with no words about immigration. Many of my students are refugees, who can't read, this will be a great book to practice language and comprehension. The powerful visuals tell an amazing story of struggle, that many of my students can relate to. Thank you for your consideration in my project.

Mrs. Podolny
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Booked • AKJ Education $12.40 5 $62.00
Dancing Home • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Mexican American Civil Rights Movement • AKJ Education $7.30 3 $21.90
The Arrival • AKJ Education $10.91 2 $21.82
Yes! We Are Latinos Poems and Prose About the Latino Experience • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83

Materials cost

$148.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$180.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.93

Total project goal

$212.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$212.86

4 Donors

-$212.86

Donations toward project cost

-$180.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.93

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$0.00

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