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Ms. Bengston from Leavenworth WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Understanding Differences

My students need books to help them share their differences with peers!

  • $182 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are special and enjoy sharing their interests with teachers and other staff every day. Some of my students spend time in a regular, general education classroom, some spend most of their time in a separate setting that allows them to have the quiet they need to focus on their academics and personal goals. All of my students need instruction that is tailored to their needs, so we are often learning 5 different things at once!

My students are special and want to share it with our school!

We work hard and play hard and each have something special about us. My students learn best through pictures and putting their hands on materials.

My Project

These books will help my students share their differences with peers and help our whole school understand our differences. Books are a great way to introduce kids to differences without putting anyone on the spot, and allow for powerful conversations.

My goal is to build a library that teachers can 'check out' books from in order to build awareness, understanding and acceptance!

So many students, not just those in the special education program can learn so much from books about kids with disabilities, and this book set will help us do that! Help make our school the best it can be!

Ms. Bengston
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes • Amazon Business $15.36 1 $15.36
Understanding Sam and Asperger Syndrome • Amazon Business $14.63 1 $14.63
We'll Paint the Octopus Red • Amazon Business $13.08 1 $13.08
My Friend with Autism: Enhanced Edition with FREE CD of Coloring Pages! • Amazon Business $12.47 1 $12.47
All My Stripes: A Story for Children with Autism • Amazon Business $12.16 1 $12.16
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
47 Strings. Tessa's Special Code • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
A Friend Like Simon - Autism / ASD (Moonbeam childrens book award winner 2009) - Special Stories Series 2 (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
All About My Brother • Amazon Business $7.09 1 $7.09
My Friend Has Down Syndrome (Let's Talk About It Series) • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85

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