Buy a Book for a Classroom

Donate a copy of Selvas Tropicales to a local school or your local library. Several schools have already received copies of Selvas Tropicales. Other schools are interested in using Selvas Tropicales in the classroom, but still need a donor. Please select one or more schools listed under “Schools that want a copy of Selvas Tropicales” and follow the donation instructions below. If you would like to support this initiative, consider making a contribution of $48 and we will ship two copies to a school listed here or one specified by you. By making your donation, you will also receive a courtesy copy.*

Donation possibilities

  • $32 delivers 2 copies to a U.S. school of your choosing
  • $48 delivers 2 copies to a U.S. school of your choosing, plus a copy for yourself
  • $80 delivers 4 copies to a U.S. school of your choosing, plus a copy for yourself
  • $495 delivers 30 copies to a U.S. school of your choosing, plus a copy for yourself

You don’t need a PayPal account to make a donation. You can pay with a credit card using the button above. The PayPal link is managed by*

To make a donation, please copy the name and address of the school(s) of your choosing from the list below. You’ll need this information once you enter the PayPal page (click on the Donate link above). Once you review your donation information on the first Paypal page, go to the second Paypal page and paste the school information in the box labeled “Do you have a preferred school?” Alternatively, if you would like to donate a book(s) to a school not listed here, you may enter the name and address (and teacher name!) of that school in the Paypal page. Please let us know if you choose this option so we can update the list of schools that have received donations (below).


Schools that want a copy of Selvas Tropicales

  • Melrose Leadership Academy (Attn: Ms. Hilda Bucio),  4730 Fleming Avenue, Oakland, CA 94619

Schools that have received copies of Selvas Tropicales

  • Bridges Academy School (Attn: Ms. Lorna Baird), 1325 53rd Avenue, Oakland, CA 94601 (West Oakland)
  • Peralta Elementary School (Attn: Ms. Sonia), 460 63rd Street, Oakland, CA 94609
  • Markham Elementary School (Attn: Ms. Nikita Gibbs), 7220 Krause Avenue, Oakland,  CA 94605
  • Melrose Leadership Academy (Attn: Ms. Nessa Mahmoudi), 4730 Fleming Avenue, Oakland, CA 94619
  • North Ranchito Elementary (Attn: Ms. Elizabeth Barrera), 8837 Olympic Blvd., Pico Rivera, CA 90660
  • Mt. Diablo High School (Attn: Ms. Stina da Silva), Biology, 2450 Grant Street, Concord, CA 94520
  • San Francisco International High School (Attn: Mr. Marcel Degas), 1050 York Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
  • Orinda Intermediate School, 80 Ivy Drive, Orinda, CA 94563
  • Donald Lum Elementary School (Attn: Mr. Derek Douglas), 1801 Sandcreek Way, Alameda, CA 94501
  • Colegio C.E.P. 30488, La Aurora (Attn: Mr. Antonio Rivera), La Merced, Chanchamayo, Junín, Peru

* The money that you spend towards a donation will cover the cost of producing the books, delivering the books to the school(s) of your choice, and a very small fraction covers the maintenance of this website, associated with is a public charity focused on raising awareness about social and environmental issues relating to forests and other ecosystems.