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Ms. Leonard from Manassas VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Learning!

Help me give my students opportunities to learn through reading books such as the Who Was series.

  • $194 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school I work at is a Title I school where over 80% of the population is economically disadvantaged and English Language Learners. My students come to school every day and work hard to learn and overcome many of their obstacles. Their parents are very supportive and provide the necessities, however extra supplies or experiences are provided through the school and teachers.

My students are very curious about things that happen around the world.

I want to give them the opportunity to learn as much as they can.

My Project

My students learn the most about the world around them through learning. They have become interested in nonfiction books like the Who Was series. This gives them a chance to learn about famous people and their life. I also want to increase the amount of authors that my children experience that are Hispanic or different ethnicity that represent them. My students like to see authors that look like they do. There are a limited amount of children's books available from diverse authors. When I do read a book to my students that includes some Spanish, they become so excited and engaged in the book.

Ms. Leonard
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was...? Children’s Biography Series Set of 12 books • Amazon Business $69.96 1 $69.96
Listening with My Heart: A Story of Kindness and Self-Compassion • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $13.21 1 $13.21
Merci Suárez Changes Gears • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72

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