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Mrs. Garcia from Carteret NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

One Book, Two Books, Hindi Books, Spanish Books

My students need multicultural books in our lending class library to promote reading at home.

  • $288 goal

This project expired on January 6, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is a place where students are eager to learn every day. I have 15 wonderful 3-4-year-old students who love to explore using their Tools of the Mind curriculum.

My students all come from low-income families and receive free breakfast and lunch through our program.

As part of our program, students and teachers/ teacher's assistant sit in 2 groups in a "Family Style dining​." Students are encouraged to serve their food and pass the bowl of food to their friend. We never eat until all of our friends at our table have all their food and milk.

My students are very curious and love to explore different things everyday. As their teacher I want to provide opportunities that they may not have access to at home.

My Project

In my classroom, we have a lending library where parents can take out a book to read with their child on a weekly basis. This encourages them to read together every night for about 15-20 minutes. This year, I have a more diverse group of students. In order to promote reading, I would like to have Spanish and Hindi books in my library. This will allow the students as well as their families to read books that they can relate to. My families have expressed that they do not want their children to forget their native language and by having these books, I can help them achieve that goal.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA770 - Spanish Paperback Classics Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
I Love to Keep My Room Clean: English Hindi Bilingual Edition (English Hindi Bilingual Collection) (Hindi Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I Love to Share (hindi childrens books, hindi books for kids, hindi books for children): hindi bilingual, hindi baby books (English Hindi Bilingual Collection) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I Love to Brush My Teeth (English Hindi Children's Book): Bilingual Hindi Book for Kids (English Hindi Bilingual Collection) (Hindi Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I Love My Dad (hindi kids books, hindi childrens books): hindi baby books, hindi for kids (English Hindi Bilingual Collection) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Mi máma es la mejor madre del mundo / My Mom is the best Mom in the World (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
I Love to Help (English Hindi Children's book): Bilingual Hindi Book for Kids (English Hindi Bilingual Collection) (Hindi Edition) • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
La oruga muy hambrienta/The Very Hungry Caterpillar: bilingual board book (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
I Love My Mom (English Hindi children's book): Hindi book for kids (English Hindi Bilingual Collection) (Hindi Edition) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
El ratón de la ciudad y el ratón del campo (The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse) (Fiction Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Qué rico se ve, ¡a comer! (It's Good Enough to Eat!) (Spanish Version) (Fiction Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
¿Eres Mi Mama? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.53 1 $4.53

Materials cost

$211.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.16

Total project goal

$287.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.75

1 Donor

-$143.88

Donations toward project cost

-$122.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.58

match offer

-$143.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.58

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$0.00

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