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  • 11 donors
  • $432 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Gehndyu
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

Multicultural Character Education Library

Help me give my students a Multicultural Character Education Library where they can learn more about character development through rich text.

My Students

Our energetic, all-boy, black and hispanic population of under-privileged students have a need of exceptional character development. Our students have such a huge heart for learning despite their circumstances. They come from disadvantaged situations and we provide a safe and loving place for them to learn.

Through, I hope to provide the proper mentor texts to guide them through their character development.

This set of texts will impact the entire school in our endeavor to teach core values to impact them the rest of their lives.

My Project

Our boys need a Multicultural Character Education Library to enhance our character education program. We are in the process of creating an amazing character development curriculum at our school. However we need rich, engaging mentor text to grab the attention of our students.

These books will help us to create a Multicultural Character Education Library that will guide the instruction of our teachers and engage the students.

The books that I have chosen represent mostly black and hispanic boys as this is the greater population of our school. Our boys need to see themselves in the characters of the books we read in school and will help them better connect with the stories.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am Every Good Thing • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
You Matter • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Patricia's Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight (Volume 7) (People Who Shaped Our World) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Ohana Means Family • Amazon Business $14.33 1 $14.33
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
Most People • Amazon Business $13.01 1 $13.01
Follow Chester!: A College Football Team Fights Racism and Makes History • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Freedom Soup • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Paper Kingdom • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Southwest Sunrise • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Carter Reads the Newspaper • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Let the Children March • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Undefeated (Caldecott Medal Book) • Amazon Business $10.74 1 $10.74
When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Cherries and Cherry Pits • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Something Beautiful • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Fly Away Home • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Tight Times (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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This project will reach 120 students.

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