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Mrs. k. from Fremont CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We are Readers!

Help me give my students amazing picture books to read and build our classroom community.

  • $502 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most of my students are from low-income households. Yet despite the obstacles they face, they remain eager learners with a desire to absorb as much as they can from their surroundings. As a teacher, I want to create an enriched environment that provides them with a wide range of opportunities.

They are a bright group of students who look forward to school each day.

Sometimes they do have difficulty in controlling their emotions and managing their behavior. I want them to have the skills needed to recognize and be successful not only in school but also in their everyday life.

My Project

My students do love to read, even the ones with behavior problems. Unfortunately I don’t have many picture books for them to read. The diverse books that I have chosen shall help them learn about being considerate and caring for each other. They will learn about developing empathy and to deal with anger and frustrations. After reading these books I envision many productive discussions about the topic. They will be able to recall their learning and act accordingly, in case they come across a situation that they had read and discussed in classroom.

Picture books are also handy tools to easily teach language arts curriculum, such as reading and writing.

These books will help my kids develop their interest and be strong readers.

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Should Danny Do? School Day (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Today I'm a Monster • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
If I Built a School • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Lottie & Walter • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Linus The Little Yellow Pencil • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
Verdi • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons • Amazon Business $11.26 1 $11.26
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $11.22 1 $11.22
We Are Not Friends (You Are Not Small) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Lubna and Pebble • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
Stephen Curry: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
I Will Be Fierce • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Little Guys • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Undefeated • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Sweetest Kulu • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal: A Tale of Tattletales • Amazon Business $8.70 1 $8.70
Perfect • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Four Funny Potatoes! • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
LeBron James: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Became King • Amazon Business $6.31 1 $6.31
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

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