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Ms. Tera from Providence RI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Spark Imagination Through Reading

Help me give my students a classroom library that they are excited to use!

  • $272 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember your favorite chapter books from elementary school? My experience with reading these books in school helped to spark my interest in reading and writing. I would like to help my students to do the same. I teach 25 bilingual fourth grade students in Providence who would love access to a variety of chapter books in both English and Spanish. They are inquisitive and enthusiastic learners and deserve a library that meets their needs.

A classroom library of chapter books in both languages would be an essential resource to my students in sparking creativity, fueling imagination, and reading about topics that interest them.

Giving students access to other worlds, characters, and story lines would enrich their fourth grade experience.

My Project

This book library will spark imagination by adding more contemporary and interesting books to our small and dated collection. These books are also available in languages that my bilingual students can access and come in a variety of topics that will interest these curious learners.

The books I have chosen have characters that many of my students will be able to empathize with due to similar experiences.

I want students to enjoy reading and begin a lifelong relationship with books, so adding titles that they are able to relate to and are interested in will be essential in order to begin that relationship.

Ms. Tera
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, 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.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
La Casa en Mango Street • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Juana and Lucas • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Viaje a la Tierra del Abuelo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
ISABELITA LA EXPLORADORA • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
El Coraje de Sarah Noble (Courage of Sarah Noble) • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Sarah, sencilla y alta (Sarah, Plain And Tall) • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Este campamento es una ruina (This Camp Is A Wreck) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Devolver al Remitente (Return to Sender Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Los Cien Vestidos (The Hundred Dresses) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Women Who Changed the World • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Secret Garden (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
El Color de mis Palabras (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse (The Tia Lola Stories) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92
The Hundred Dresses • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Island Treasures Growing Up in Cuba • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Amelia Bedelia (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Nacer bailando (Dancing Home) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Me llamo María Isabel • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Dona Flor A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
A Little Princess • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
EL VERANO DE LA SERPIENTE MARINA #31 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Tormenta de Nieve en Luna Azul • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
"Buenos Días, Gorilas (Good Night Gorilla)" • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La Estación de Las Tormentas de Arena • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
Adventures of Don Quixote • AKJ Education $2.19 1 $2.19

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