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Mrs. Stahlecker from Boise ID is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Multicultural Equals Diversity

Help me give my students books to explore each others culture and validate the difference between those cultures.

  • $583 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at our school-wide Title 1 school are a diverse bunch of children. What I enjoy most about these great students is their curiosity of each others cultures. Within the population of our students we have Latino, Asian, Russian, Bosnian and refugees from around the world. While visiting the library the children inevitably will ask for a book(s) about their homeland, while others will want to learn where their new friend came from. When they find the perfect book the two are off to explore, experience and learn about each other and their cultural.

My Project

The books selected will enhance the library's multicultural collection. Our library is a place where students enjoy visiting and finding a just right book. Students visit the library once a week for a short lesson and checking out books. These multicultural books will supplement materials used for our cultural mini lesson.

With these new books, the students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently about their own uniqueness.

Students will also be able to find a books that represents their own cultural. When students have access to information about other cultural it builds tolerance and diversity. In today's world we all need to understand diversity and tolerance.

Mrs. Stahlecker
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 700 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
National Geographic Countries of the World: Egypt • AKJ Education $25.11 1 $25.11
Chato and the Party Animals • Amazon Business $18.80 1 $18.80
A Day's Work (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $18.40 1 $18.40
The Journey • Amazon Business $17.17 1 $17.17
La Princesa and the Pea • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Abuelo • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Too Many Tamales • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Abuela • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Freddie Ramos Zooms to the Rescue (Zapato Power) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Freddie Ramos Takes Off (Zapato Power) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Stepping Stones • AKJ Education $14.60 1 $14.60
Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Lost and Found Cat • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Teacup • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Africa Is My Home A Child of the Amistad • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Return to Sender • AKJ Education $12.56 1 $12.56
Lucky Broken Girl • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Round Is a Tortilla A Book of Shapes • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The First Rule of Punk • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Waiting for the Biblioburro • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash (Zapato Power) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta? • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
My Two Blankets • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Tomas and the Library Lady • AKJ Education $9.00 1 $9.00
What the Moon Saw • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29

Materials cost

$432.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$494.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.33

Total project goal

$582.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.22

1 Donor

-$582.22

Donations toward project cost

-$494.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.33

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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