You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Swales from Denver CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Multicultural Fairy Tales

Help me give my students a variety of books about fairy tales which portray different cultures and different perspectives.

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is full of 40 energetic kindergarten students with big hearts and great minds. Located in a low socioeconomic area in Denver, students in this classroom are the most deserving group of hard workers!

The students work hard every day.

These kindergarten students are curious about the world around them and need the classroom space to explore things they may otherwise not have the chance to explore. Their minds are like sponges, and they are thirsty for knowledge in the classroom environment. It is a joy to work with such energetic students.

My Project

Our Kindergarten and first grade students will be learning about fairy tales in an upcoming literacy unit. The books I have found in our library portray original fairy tales that, at times, lack multiple perspectives and multiculturalism.

We want our students to see themselves in the books we read.

By exposing students to multiple versions of fairy tales from different cultural perspectives, we will be able to more successfully help our students engage in the text to reach the literacy outcomes we expect. This engagement will help our diverse group of students develop concepts and their love of literature for a lifetime.

Read More
Mrs. Swales
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Swales is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Three Ninja Pigs • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
Ninja Red Riding Hood • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
Not Quite Snow White • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Twinderella, A Fractioned Fairy Tale • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
La Princesa and the Pea • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
The Three Little Superpigs • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Egyptian Cinderella • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Frankly, I'd Rather Spin Myself a New Name!: The Story of Rumpelstiltskin as Told by Rumpelstiltskin (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Listen, My Bridge Is SO Cool!: The Story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff as Told by the Troll (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.77 1 $6.77
The Rough-Face Girl • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
No Lie, I Acted Like a Beast!: The Story of Beauty and the Beast as Told by the Beast (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten!: The Story of Little Red Riding Hood as Told by the Wolf (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks!: The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk as Told by the Giant (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Really, Rapunzel Needed a Haircut!: The Story of Rapunzel as Told by Dame Gothel (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Seriously, Snow White Was SO Forgetful!: The Story of Snow White as Told by the Dwarves (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
James Marshall's Cinderella • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Red Riding Hood (retold by James Marshall) • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
The Three Little Pigs (Reading Railroad) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$230.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.76

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.22

Total project goal

$328.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$328.11

5 Donors

-$328.11

Donations toward project cost

-$278.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.22

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Denver","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1997103],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CO","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":4709824,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":2,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/multicultural-fairy-tales/4709824/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":40,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Swales","authorIds":{"1997103":{"owner":"Mrs. Swales","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4709824],"proposalHash":"1435772133","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-2_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20533383,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":500,"proposalURL":"project/black-lives-in-literacy/5026237/","proposalTitle":"Black Lives in Literacy","proposalId":5026237},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzkyNjkxNw==","MTk5NzEwMw==","MzU0MDU0MQ==","NzA2NjQ4OA==","NTg2MzU1Ng=="],"teacherId":1997103,"schoolCounty":"Denver","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CO","name":"Colorado"}}