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Ms. Bailey from Loganville GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Love for Reading to Last a Lifetime

Help me give my students the opportunity to 'dive' into a good book and let their imaginations run wild.

  • $332 goal

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My Students

My students need books, books, and more books; books that capture their imaginations and open their worlds to new adventures. Reading is the foundation to having meaningful and successful experiences as a student.

My classroom family is made up of 31 amazing third graders, 17 girls and 14 boys, that are excited about learning and ready to excel.

By adding engaging and complex texts to my classroom, I am sure to increase student achievement!

Each of my 31 students have unique learning styles and personal needs. I want all 31 of my friends to love to read! I want my students to develop a passion for reading and all the possibilities reading can provide.

My Project

Every child should have the opportunity to dig deeper in their learning with the help of a good book.

I want every student that walks through my classroom door, to become independent readers and writers.

I love introducing my friends to great authors that 'hook' my students and I from the beginning of the book and leaves us wanting more at the end. Mentor Texts and admirable authors expose my growing readers and writers to a world of feelings, life lessons, experiences, and wisdom. Through books, growing readers develop communication skills and builds important personal traits that last a lifetime.

I am asking for forty picture books for read alouds and units of study that will help support our learning of our standards.

Ms. Bailey
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 31 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Patricia Polacco (5 Books) • AKJ Education $34.38 1 $34.38
Pink y Say (Pink And Say) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Trees of the Dancing Goats • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Mr. Lincoln's Way • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Babushka's Doll • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Three Little Wolves And The Big Bad Pig • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Gleam and Glow • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Keeping Quilt • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Picnic at Mudsock Meadow • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Bee Tree • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Butterfly • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
When Lightning Comes in a Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Some Birthday! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Emma Kate • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Wednesday Surprise • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Cinder Edna • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fly Away Home • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Day's Work • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Train To Somewhere • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Going Home • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Dandelions • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Moonstick • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Smoky Night • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
I Can Hear the Sun A Modern Myth • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Mrs Mack • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Babushka Baba Yaga • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Meteor! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Appelemando's Dreams • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Welcome Comfort • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks! The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk As Told by the Giant • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Seriously, Snow White Was So Forgetful! The Story of Snow White As Told by the Dwarves • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Frankly, I Never Wanted to Kiss Anybody! The Story of the Frog Prince, As Told by the Frog • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks! The Story of the Three Bears As Told by Baby Bear • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten! The Story of Little Red Riding Hood As Told by The Wolf • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Cinder-Elly • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Aesop's Fables • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

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