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Mrs. Rogers from Georgetown TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book-A-Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Help me give my students a #classroombookaday. They will get to listen to books like "President Taft is Stuck in the Bath", a literacy nonfiction picture book about President Taft. Read aloud books help grow fluency and comprehension!

  • $835 goal

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My Students

Do you remember your elementary school teacher reading books aloud? Do you remember being inspired by their voice? I love to read aloud to my students every day. I want to get more stories in to the hand of my students. Though we have a school library and I have a personal classroom library for student access, most of my students only access to books is at school. My students need a variety of books as they have reading abilities between K and 5th grade.

Pictures books are a great way to bridge gaps between students of a variety of reading abilities.

My students have conversations about content as well as conventions when reading fluency isn't a bump in the road. When my students sit to listen to books read aloud, they are all engaged. Even my most struggling students are inspired to ask questions and have conversations about the books.

My Project

I am looking to provide my students with a variety of books. I would like to have a new book for my students everyday. I have selected 50 read aloud books with a variety of topics. I have selected multicultural, gender, growth mindset, fiction, nonfiction, historical, as well as extracurricular topics.

Students don't just need reading, writing, math, and science, they need social emotional learning as well and these books bring that to them.

Students grow personally through conversations about strong characters in these stories. There is no limit to the lessons that can be taught and learned through reading good literature.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 46 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Breaking News • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Come On, Rain! • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Saturdays and Teacakes • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Be Kind • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Nerdy Birdy Tweets • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
A New School Year: Stories in Six Voices • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
The Hallelujah Flight • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
Just Kidding • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth • Amazon Business $15.85 1 $15.85
Give Bees a Chance • Amazon Business $15.75 1 $15.75
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
You Can Read • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
Picture Day Perfection • Amazon Business $14.76 1 $14.76
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors • Amazon Business $14.68 1 $14.68
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick • Amazon Business $14.42 1 $14.42
Misunderstood Shark • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
Festival of Colors • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
Her Right Foot • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
How to Code a Sandcastle • Amazon Business $13.54 1 $13.54
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Verdi • Amazon Business $13.09 1 $13.09
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore • Amazon Business $12.80 1 $12.80
Mixed: A Colorful Story • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Where Oliver Fits • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Mrs. Gorski I Think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs • Amazon Business $12.11 1 $12.11
Giraffe Problems • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Idea Jar • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
The Judgemental Flower (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $10.12 1 $10.12
Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy • Amazon Business $10.11 1 $10.11
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
It's Hard To Be a Verb! • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
My Mouth Is a Volcano Activity and Idea Book • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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