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Mr. Grantham from La Puente CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book a Day Keeps the Illiteracy Away!

My students need high quality nonfiction books to access material that we are learning about.

  • $226 goal

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My Students

Many of my students come from single parent homes, some have been homeless, yet this does not stop them from possessing a strong desire to learn. Our school is a Title 1 school with 96% of students on free or reduced lunch, yet you would never know this from the attitude and strong spirt of the students.

We are a college-bound environment, all students are working towards the goal of going to college with support and help from all staff.

My Project

My students need a library that has high quality books, books that not only are of high interest but also books that are essential to their development as students. Reading is the foundation of a solid education. Unfortunately many of my students don't have access to books at home.

These wonderful books will inspire and empower my students to learn.

In our school, reading is a skill that is stressed and it is understood by our students that a good reader is a life long learner. My students will be so inspired by these books and it will bring the subjects to life.

Mr. Grantham
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 2 Nonfiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $58.98 1 $58.98
The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $18.89 1 $18.89
American History Activities • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
A Young People's History of the United States Columbus to the War on Terror • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Understanding Global Warming with Max Axiom, Super Scientist • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
The Constitution of the United States • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Finding the First T. Rex (Totally True Adventures) • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
African-Americans in the Thirteen Colonies • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
One Day in the Desert • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dinosaur Time • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I Wonder Why Greeks Built Temples • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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