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Ms. Ashcraft from Albuquerque NM is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read Like Me

My students need books with diverse characters who they can relate to.

  • $746 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a second year teacher at a Title I school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. One hundred percent of the students at my school receive free breakfast and lunch. The community surrounding my school is extremely transient which can leave gaps in a student's education. My class is full of students who are eager to learn and challenge themselves. My students are creative, passionate, caring, and intelligent. I have seen the potential my students have, and I want to give them every opportunity to reach it!

My Project

My classroom is filled with students from all different backgrounds. This diversity makes our room a wonderful, welcoming community for anyone who walks in our door. We love to read and regularly do novel studies. These novel studies allow us to deeply analyze, discuss, and learn from the books we use. My students have expressed a need for books that feature characters who are similar to them. These books are high interest, feature characters from a variety of cultures and backgrounds, and cover different genres. My students need representation in the literature they are reading, and these books will give it to them.

Ms. Ashcraft
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Code Talker • AKJ Education $6.56 25 $164.00
Becoming Naomi Leon • AKJ Education $5.83 25 $145.75
Elijah of Buxton • AKJ Education $5.83 25 $145.75
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.58 25 $139.50

Materials cost

$595.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$633.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.87

Total project goal

$745.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$745.79

2 Donors

-$741.38

Donations toward project cost

-$633.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$107.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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