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Ms. Murowski from Fort Myers FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

See the World Through Books

Help me give my students books to promote the diversity of the world they live in.

  • $417 goal

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My Students

This school year, my group of first-grade students are ages 6 and 7. These students live in an area of southwest Florida that is often lacking empathy for the diverse populations who live here. My classroom demographic is made up of diverse ethnicity and economic status. The students I teach speak many languages and come from many different places. By promoting different types of learning, including visual learning, these students will shine. I want to offer as many different types of learning to help my students succeed.

I want my students to have opportunities that promote learning and success.

My Project

In this project, there are books with diverse characters, authors, and subjects. In the selection there are books with topics that are academic such as science and math, as well as, social emotional skills. By reading about these experiences and ideas it opens the students eyes to people who may live different lives from their own. This year my group of students are avid readers and love sharing classroom books with friends and family.

Providing my students with a large assortment of books that meets their needs and opens their eyes to the world is my goal.

Having representation through books encourages students to envision their futures as doctors, dancers, or astronauts regardless of gender, culture, nationality, or sexuality.

Ms. Murowski
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Peter Reynolds Creatrilogy Box Set (Dot, Ish, Sky Color) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $17.34 1 $17.34
Max's Words • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Boy Who Loved Words • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
Why Are They Kneeling? (Courageous Kid Series) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $14.83 1 $14.83
Why Am I Me? • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Julián Is a Mermaid • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice • Amazon Business $12.37 1 $12.37
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Exclamation Mark • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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