Help buy books for Russell's kids!

My name is Russell! I teach Middle School Ethnic Studies and Spanish Reading and Writing in the Boston Public Schools in a fantastic Spanish/ English dual language program. My kids are amazing, and are doing great, despite the challenges of coronavirus.

One thing, though, is that they love to read, but are sick of staring at screens! They want and need books on paper, both in English and Spanish. I have asked them the specific books they want, and in this picture you can see some of the books they've requested that I've already purchased. But I need your help to get the rest!

I have 79 students, and I am committed to getting each of my students new, attractive, paper books that they can keep forever and bringing them to their homes. I also want to buy as many of the books as possible from Frugal Books, Boston's own Black-owned community bookstore. All this costs money!

Please give whatever you can to help me cover the costs of purchasing new books for my students!


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  • Rachel Himes 
    • $15 
    • 1 mo
  • Sonia Holar 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Zach Goldhammer 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Connor McSorley 
    • $40 
    • 1 mo
  • Todd M Zinn 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
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Russell Weiss-Irwin 
Boston, MA
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