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Ms. Payan from Fresno CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Proud to Read-Aloud!

Help me give my students awesome read-aloud books! This list of books will foster their growth mindset, clasroom culture, and lots of fun during special times of the year!

  • $290 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

What I love about my group of students is how much they have embraced a growth mindset when learning. They don't give up when they fail at something, and they understand that nothing is "easy".

They work so hard and have learned that making mistakes is how their brains grow!

I want them to keep having this awesome mindset for years to come. They will be unstoppable this way!

My Project

Since I am a first-year teacher, I did not have many books for my students coming into the classroom. I relied on donations and second-hand books, but many of them were coming apart and were not quality books.

Having these awesome read-aloud books for my students will foster their already existing love for reading and help it grow as well!

I plan to use these books as anchor texts to teach them different things such as the power of "Yet", having a safe and loving classroom family, and of course making it fun during our different holidays in the year.

Ms. Payan
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Ninjabread Man • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Tough Cookie: A Christmas Story • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
The Magical Yet • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Gingerbread Girl • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
How to Catch a Turkey • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Our Class is a Family • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Letter From Your Teacher: On the First Day of School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Bad Seed (The Food Group) • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
The Very Impatient Caterpillar (A Very Impatient Caterpillar Book) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky (The Food Group) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
How to Catch the Easter Bunny • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
The Cool Bean (The Food Group) • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
How to Catch a Snowman • Amazon Business $8.16 1 $8.16
How to Catch a Gingerbread Man • Amazon Business $8.04 1 $8.04
Squirrel's New Year's Resolution • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to Catch a Leprechaun • Amazon Business $7.51 1 $7.51

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