Help me give my students new books to read in 2020 that include diverse characters!
My students are an energetic, curious, and kindhearted group of individuals. They "Choose Love" by striving to be compassionate, grateful, courageous, and forgiving young men and women. The students in my class are a diverse group, representing many different cultures, religions, and backgrounds.
Our class works hard throughout the year to set high expectations for ourselves both academically and personally.
We work as a family to support one another through open and honest communication within our community circle meetings. Relationships matter in our class and are the foundation for all that we do at school.
My class this year has an insatiable desire to read! Having a classroom library full of high interest books has been a key factor in making this happen. The culture of reading in my classroom has evolved into mini book clubs forming on their own and more than half my class this year has read the Percy Jackson book series after enthusiastic book talks by students. Earlier this school year, a DonorsChoose.org project allowed me to add new books to my classroom, including the title The Land of Stories. This now worn copy has prompted my students to request the rest of the series.
The titles I have included in this project are based on requests from my students and include books that represent diverse characters and experiences.
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|The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set • Amazon Business||$31.33||1||$31.33|
|White Bird: A Wonder Story • Amazon Business||$16.59||1||$16.59|
|Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books (Nonfiction Books for Kids, Early Elementary History Books) • Amazon Business||$13.49||1||$13.49|
|Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business||$13.19||1||$13.19|
|Maybe Tomorrow? • Amazon Business||$12.99||1||$12.99|
|Real Friends • Amazon Business||$8.48||1||$8.48|
|The Red Pencil • Amazon Business||$8.38||1||$8.38|
|The Isle of the Lost (A Descendants Novel, Book 1): A Descendants Novel (The Descendants (1)) • Amazon Business||$7.99||1||$7.99|
|Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus • Amazon Business||$7.50||1||$7.50|
|Sunny (3) (Track) • Amazon Business||$7.49||1||$7.49|
|Rise of the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel (The Descendants (3)) • Amazon Business||$7.49||1||$7.49|
|The House on Mango Street • Amazon Business||$7.49||1||$7.49|
|• Amazon Business||$7.33||1||$7.33|
|The Honest Truth • Amazon Business||$7.33||1||$7.33|
|Lu (4) (Track) • Amazon Business||$6.89||1||$6.89|
|Long Way Down • Amazon Business||$6.79||1||$6.79|
|Nothing But The Truth • Amazon Business||$6.76||1||$6.76|
|Spirit Hunters • Amazon Business||$5.99||1||$5.99|
|Tales from the Odyssey, Part Two (The Gray-Eyed Goddess; Return to Ithaca, The Final Battle) by Mary Pope Osborne (Part Two of Two) • Amazon Business||$5.99||1||$5.99|
|Best Friends (Real Friends) • Amazon Business||$5.79||1||$5.79|
|Patina (Track) • Amazon Business||$4.63||1||$4.63|
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