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Mrs. Buchanan from Aurora CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

4th Grade Rockin' Readers!

Help me give my students interesting, authentic, and engaging books to read from our classroom library!

  • $289 goal

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My Students

I teach in Aurora, CO. Our school could really benefit from some financial help. We are a Title I school. Students would be so appreciative if you could help provide them with tools that will further their learning.

The students at our school are one of a kind.

Every year, I learn to love a different group of kids, but every year, my classes have one thing in common, they are there to learn and grow. If the following items were funded, these kids would be able to grow and learn far beyond what I can financially can provide for them.

My Project

These books will provide students with rich, authentic, engaging texts in our classroom library. The classroom library is a place where students will "book shop" every week in order to choose books that they can read independently and learn to love reading.

Every book that is placed in our library is treated with love and care while being read by students.

All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind.

I am currently moving to a different school that is Title I in the Cherry Creek School District. My background is teaching primary grades, so my library is in need of some upper, intermediate grade level text!

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of text that will allow them to read independently at their own level. Students will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow as a reader. If this project is funded, it will provide so much joy to my students!

Mrs. Buchanan
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.00 2 $20.00
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.00 2 $18.00
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Short • Amazon Business $8.54 2 $17.08
Girl's Best Friend (A Maggie Brooklyn Mystery) • Amazon Business $7.59 2 $15.18
The Secret Zoo • Amazon Business $7.59 2 $15.18
Pax • Amazon Business $7.37 2 $14.74
The Magician's Elephant • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
As Brave As You • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures • Amazon Business $5.76 2 $11.52
Ghosts • Amazon Business $5.51 2 $11.02

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