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Ms. Barraza from Irving TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book Is a Dream You Hold in Your Hands

My students need new and engaging books to cultivate their love for reading as well was folders to keep have an organized form of communication between myself and parents.

  • $590 goal

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My Students

I teach at a Title I school where students face several challenges at school and at home. The majority of the students at the school are on free or reduced lunch. Although my students have many educational gaps and struggles, they are always excited to be at school. I would love to provide a my students with a rich learning environment.

My students are inquisitive and always excited to learn something new.

I would love to provide my students with many learning opportunities, because they truly deserve it. I am lucky to spend my days with such an amazing group of kids.

My Project

This project will make a huge difference in my students' lives. One of the areas that my students struggle with is reading. The majority of the school is made up of ELL students. Having a variety of interesting chapter books and graphic novels in my classroom will help improve my students' fluency and their interest in reading. During independent reading time, students will have the opportunity to read amazing books that they can choose from. This year I have such an amazing group of kids who have requested books to read. I want to be able to cultivate their love of reading in my classroom.

These books have sparked reading interest in my dormant readers.

My ELL students especially benefit from graphic novels. It has been amazing to see my students move from graphic novels to chapter books series such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Phoebe and Her Unicorn.

Ms. Barraza
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12 Books Complete Collection Set Box of Books NEW 2018 Edition • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Blue Summit Supplies 50 Two Pocket Folders with Prongs, Designed for Office and Classroom Use, Assorted 5 Colors, 50 Pack Colored 2 Pocket 3 Prong Folders • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
AmazonBasics Twin Pocket Folders with Fasteners, 25-Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Owl Diaries, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $16.39 1 $16.39
Hilo Book 5: Then Everything Went Wrong • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Unicorn Crossing (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 5): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Phoebe and Her Unicorn in Unicorn Theater: Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 8 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Howl at the Moon: A Branches Book (Haggis and Tank Unleashed #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Hilo Book 2: Saving the Whole Wide World • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Principal Strikes Back (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #6) • Amazon Business $9.10 1 $9.10
Bird & Squirrel on the Edge! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Supernova (Amulet #8) • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
Bird & Squirrel On Ice (Bird & Squirrel #2) • Amazon Business $8.04 1 $8.04
Unicorn on a Roll (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 2): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Unicorn vs. Goblins (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 3): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Snap of the Super-Goop: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #10) (Notebook of Doom, The) • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Phoebe and Her Unicorn in the Magic Storm (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 6) • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
Bird & Squirrel On Fire (Bird & Squirrel #4) • Amazon Business $7.92 1 $7.92
Rainy Day Unicorn Fun: A Phoebe and Her Unicorn Activity Book • Amazon Business $7.05 1 $7.05
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
Unicorn of Many Hats (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 7) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Razzle Dazzle Unicorn (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 4): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Charge of the Lightning Bugs: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #8) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Eva's Big Sleepover: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #9) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Digging for Dinos: A Branches Book (Haggis and Tank Unleashed #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Art Show Attacks!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #9) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
All Paws on Deck: A Branches Book (Haggis and Tank Unleashed #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Rumble of the Coaster Ghost: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #9) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
March of the Vanderpants: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #12) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Battle of the Boss-Monster: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #13) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pop of the Bumpy Mummy: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #6) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Flurry of the Snombies: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #7) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sneeze of the Octo-Schnozz: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #11) • Amazon Business $4.67 1 $4.67
Jack and the Snackstalk: A Branches Book (Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe #4) • Amazon Business $4.67 1 $4.67
Moldylocks and the Three Beards: A Branches Book (Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe #1) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Little Red Quacking Hood: A Branches Book (Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe #2) • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38
Eva and the Lost Pony: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #8) • Amazon Business $4.35 1 $4.35
The Three Little Pugs: A Branches Book (Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe #3) • Amazon Business $4.24 1 $4.24
The Hall Monitors Are Fired!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #8) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Wildwood Bakery: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #7) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Baxter is Missing: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #6) • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93

Materials cost

$464.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.42

Total project goal

$589.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$589.45

3 Donors

-$589.45

Donations toward project cost

-$501.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.42

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$0.00

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