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Mr. Villanueva from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

ACRMA#8 Hawks Soar!

Help me give my students these books to help them read different genres and fiction and non-fiction books.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are kids who are from East LA. They are a part of the 99.9 Hispanic are at our school and aspire to leave the lower socio-economical status they are in. They aspire to be doctors, engineers, teachers, lawyers and much more. They want to learn how to better themselves and reading is one step of that.

Each student has a goal to reach that encourages them to read various genres of books between their reading range and ability.

They are challenged to read books that give them the opportunity to branch out of their comfort zone and progress to being college-ready!

My Project

These various books I am requesting will allow my students to feel comfortable in their reading ability and learn. The fiction and non-fiction books will allow for them to learn facts and interesting tidbits.

The various levels and genres of all these books will allow my students to challenge themselves book by book and develop their vocabulary and reading range for the Accelerated Reader program.

The classic books like "1984" and "Lord of the Flies", plus childhood favorites "James and the Giant Peach" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" will open doors for the students' minds. These books will allow them to see reading as fun and allow them to feel comfortable reading the various genres.

Mr. Villanueva
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 450 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Uh-Oh! • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
1984 • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Shiloh • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Lord of the Flies • AKJ Education $5.98 1 $5.98
The Catcher in the Rye • AKJ Education $5.98 1 $5.98
Among The Hidden • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Sam's New Shoes • AKJ Education $3.76 1 $3.76
Play Ball! • AKJ Education $3.76 1 $3.76
Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Car Wash Kid • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
What Is the World Series? • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
You Can't See a Dodo at the Zoo • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Why Are Animals Purple? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Why Are Animals Orange? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
White Everywhere • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Where's the Halloween Treat? (Lift-the-flap Books) • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00
True Love, the Sphinx, and Other Unsolvable Riddle • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00
Alice in Lace • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00
Halloween Hideout • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00
Angelmonster • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00

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