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Ms. Vejas from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Shaping the World of Students through Books

My students need books on compassion, mindfulness, and diversity to go along with the social-emotional lessons. These books will help my students understand the importance of mindfulness, compassion, and respect for all.

  • $225 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students learn best when they are fully engaged! My students thrive in a classroom environment that accesses their multi-modalities. They learn the most in a hands-on approach to learning. One of the best ways for my students to learn is to engage in the lesson by various methods.

My students are exceptional students!

They are enthusiastic learners and are ready for a challenge! I want to offer many ways for my students to stay engaged in my class by tapping into students' multiple intelligences.

My Project

The books chosen were carefully picked to inspire my students on the importance of mindfulness, kindness, acceptance and to respect diversity in school. I believe the more my students are exposed to social-emotional skills that focus on empathy, kindness, empowerment, and fairness they will be more equipped to make good choices, build positive relationships and have the skills needed for a successful future.

The books on diversity are essential to a culturally responsive classroom that celebrates the similarities and differences of all people of different ethnicities.

It is important to me that my students are represented in the books they read and feel empowered by it.

Ms. Vejas
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $15.41 1 $15.41
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Islandborn • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Happy Dreamer • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Think For Myself At School: Holistic Thinking Kids (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Dot • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
La Frontera / the Border: El viaje con papa / My Journey With Papa (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Look What Brown Can Do! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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