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Ms. Fargo from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Classroom Library that Represents My Students Needs and Interests

Help me give my students a classroom library that represents their interests as well as their backgrounds.

  • $626 goal

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My Students

My students come to school everyday with such a joy for learning through reading, that I am encouraged to always put my best foot forward. They enjoy reading as an avenue of exploring life through books that they may not encounter outside of school. My students face challenging obstacles on a daily basis, but when they come to school, I can see them transform into their authentic selves as their faces glow with every page they turn. When students independently read, that is their opportunity to practice skills and strategies covered in class.

My students have such a love and passion for reading, which inspires me every day to be the best teacher I can be.

My Project

My students are avid readers and I want to create a classroom library that not only peeks their interests, but also fosters their needs. When my students open up a book, they are unlocking an unlimited amount of possibilities and it is my job to ensure that they have what they need to tap into those possibilities. Adding new books to our classroom library will not only enhance my students love for reading, but help them to continue practicing necessary skills and strategies needed to become great readers. The more practice my students get reading, the better readers they become.

Seeing students who face challenges and obstacles on a daily basis, come to school with the exception and anticipation to read, encourages me to do all I can to ensure that they have the necessary tools they need to success, which in this case are more books for our library.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Last Kids on Earth: The Monster Box • Amazon Business $28.35 1 $28.35
Berrybrook Middle School Box Set • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
Epic Zero Series: Books 1-3: Epic Zero Collection • Amazon Business $17.32 1 $17.32
Sunny Side Up and Swing It, Sunny: The Box Set • Amazon Business $17.19 1 $17.19
Black Is a Rainbow Color • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Red at the Bone: A Novel • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul: Stories of Changes, Choices and Growing Up for Kids Ages 9-13 (Chicken Soup for the Soul) • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2: Stories About Facing Challenges, Realizing Dreams and Making a Difference • Amazon Business $13.83 1 $13.83
Adventures in Middle School 2-Book Box Set: Invisible Emmie and Positively Izzy (Emmie & Friends) • Amazon Business $13.09 1 $13.09
Becoming Brianna (Emmie & Friends) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Act (A Click Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Just Jaime (Emmie & Friends) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Giver (Graphic Novel) (1) (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Beautiful: Living with the Frenemy • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Karen's Roller Skates (Baby-sitters Little Sister Graphic Novel #2): A Graphix Book (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood, Revised and Expanded Edition (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) • Amazon Business $9.56 1 $9.56
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Swing It, Sunny • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Miracle's Boys • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
Peace, Locomotion • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
Making Friends: Back to the Drawing Board (Making Friends #2) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Karen's Witch (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Guide to Creating Comic in 3-D (Dog Man) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Unicorn Whisperer (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 10): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure (Volume 10) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
The Diamond of Darkhold (The City of Ember Book 3) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
The Prophet of Yonwood (The City of Ember Book 4) • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
The People of Sparks (The City of Ember Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
If You Come Softly • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal • Amazon Business $7.13 1 $7.13
Fitting Out: The Friendship Experiment • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Diary of a Wimpy Harry Potter: The Cowardly Wizard: Humorous Story of a Wimpy Harry Potter For Kids Ages 9-12(Unofficial & Unauthorized) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Diary of a Wimpy Harry Potter: Toilet Town Monkey Trouble: Humorous Story of a Wimpy Harry Potter For Kids Ages 9-12(Unofficial & Unauthorized) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Diary of a Wimpy Harry Potter: School Daze: Humorous Story of a Wimpy Harry Potter For Kids Ages 9-12(Unofficial & Unauthorized) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Locomotion • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Diary (Berrybrook Middle School (4)) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
Stargazing • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Restart • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Mad Libs: Second Helping • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Mad Libs • Amazon Business $4.29 1 $4.29
The City of Ember (The City of Ember Book 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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