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Mrs. Diaz from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Non-Fiction Books Wanted!

My students need non-fiction books, racks, and totes to organize them by reading levels.

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Reading and Language Arts to 44 sweet, excited, energetic and diverse learners. All my students belong to low income families.They receive free breakfast and lunch. Some of them are still missing personal belongings due to Hurricane Harvey.

Despite obstacles, they are always eager to learn and do their best, by coming to school with a happy face.

My students are at different reading and writing levels, but they are working together to grow and keep on learning every day.

My Project

My students need nonfiction books to expand our classroom library. Having these books will certainly motivate them to read more, and therefore, they will improve their fluency and comprehension skills. These nonfiction books will be a great tool to increase their knowledge on history, science, and a definite improvement of their vocabulary. I am also requesting racks and totes to organize their books on individual levels. Having these personalized totes will allow them to read independently at school and at home.

My students come from very poor families who are struggling to make ends meet.

So, it is difficult for them to purchase books for their children.

Mrs. Diaz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Store More Hang-Up Totes And Sturdy Rack • Really Good Stuff $35.26 4 $141.04
Animales del mar en peligro (Endangered Animals Of The Sea) • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Increíble pero real: Anatomía asquerosas (Strange But True: Gross Anatomy) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
¡Supervivencia! Desierto (Survival! Desert) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Un día de trabajo: Médico de emergencias (All In A Day's Work: ER Doctor) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Anne Frank: Una luz en la oscuridad (Anne Frank: A Light In The Dark) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
CRISANTEMO • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Jane Goodall • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Las Cuatro Estaciones (The Four Seasons) • AKJ Education $6.83 1 $6.83
Conoce a la Señora Libertad (Meet Lady Liberty) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
¿Sabes algo sobre anfibios? (Do You Know About Amphibians?) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
En la charca (At The Pond) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
¿Sabes algo sobre reptiles? (Do You Know About Reptiles?) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Thomas Jefferson • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Estadounidenses asombrosos: Rosa Parks (Amazing Americans: Rosa Parks) (Spanish Version) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
George Washington Carver • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
¿Quién fue Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was Abraham Lincoln?) • AKJ Education $6.39 1 $6.39
Polar Bears • AKJ Education $5.95 1 $5.95
¡La señorita Nelson ha desaparecido! (Miss Nelson Is Missing!) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Stink y el gran expreso del cobaya (Stink And The Great Guinea Pig Express) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Judy Moody va a la universidad (Judy Moody Goes To College) • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Serpientes de cerca (Snakes Up Close) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mis cinco sentidos (My Five Senses) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Trabajadores que me cuidan (Workers Who Take Care of Me) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Como crecen las plantas (How Plants Grow) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Cuando sea grande (When I Grow Up) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Tiburones (Sharks) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

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