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Ms. Algier from Dallas TX is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New Year, New Library!

Help me give my students new books and baskets to freshen our library for the new year.

  • $431 goal

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My Students

I work in a neighborhood where only 2.2% of the population has a college diploma and over 68% never completed high school. For the students in my room, 100% will graduate high school and 100% will have acceptance to a university when they receive their high school diploma. From day one of entering our school, the question is not if they will go to school but where! It is the love of reading that begins this journey from a young age.

My Project

The reality is, when you purchase stock classroom libraries many are 97% Anglo-Saxon, yet our school is only 1%. This huge gap leaves a library full of books where students do not see themselves reflected in the text they have access to. Today that stops!

We are requesting new and exciting books, that expose my students to different cultures, nationalities, and ideas and organizational bins to keep them in!

With your support we can create classroom libraries that mirror the community my school is in creating JOY! Students can find heroes and stories that they can relate to because they can find themselves in the pages! Beyond the students who find themselves in the pages, my students can find empathy and understanding for other cultures and communities- an amazing gift to give our next generation!

Ms. Algier
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Square Canvas Toy Storage Bins Basket with Handle Collapsible Toy Organizer for Nursery Storage, Kid's Toy & Laundry, Gift Baskets (Geometric) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
NYT. 36 Hours. World. 150 Cities from Abu Dhabi to Zurich • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
NYT. 36 Hours. USA & Canada. 3rd Edition • Amazon Business $27.49 1 $27.49
Who Did It First? 50 Politicians, Activists, and Entrepreneurs Who Revolutionized the World • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Tomorrow I'll Be Kind • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Book of Gutsy Women: FavoriteStories of Courage and Resilience • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
Wonders of the World • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Apple Cake: A Gratitude • Amazon Business $16.46 1 $16.46
Jean-Michel Basquiat (Little People, BIG DREAMS (56)) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Wild Animals of the World: 50 Postcards • Amazon Business $15.53 1 $15.53
Alan Turing (Little People, BIG DREAMS (46)) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
David Attenborough (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bob Dylan (Little People, BIG DREAMS (47)) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Through Georgia's Eyes • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Mother Teresa (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $11.42 1 $11.42
Astrid Lindgren (Little People, BIG DREAMS (43)) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Martin Luther King, Jr. (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Harriet Tubman (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Anne Frank (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
A Thank You Walk: A story about gratitude (Bright Start) • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78

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