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Mrs. Thronson from Fort Pierre SD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Adventure Books to Spark an Adventure in Reading!

My students need high-interest and age-appropriate books to spark their love of reading. I will use "The Lightening Thief" and "Woodsong" as classroom novels.

  • $475 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in a rural area in a small town. My students are mostly coming from agricultural or blue-collar backgrounds. Even though we are a small school, our diversity is high. We have a high Native American population at our school along with children with an array of different backgrounds.

Academically, this district has struggled in the past, but we are making great strides in all areas over the last couple of years.

We are so proud of our kids and their achievements!

My Project

My students do not have a lot of access to books. Most of my students do not have books in their homes. The only library in town is our school library. Our school is an economically-disadvantaged rural school. I want to change that by giving my students more access to really good books.

By providing high-interest and age-appropriate books, I hope to grow their interest in reading.

I want to give them book experiences as a class that they will remember. "Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief" is a terrific book that ties in with their Social Studies curriculum. "Woodsong" is a wonderful adventure book that students just love. I will teach these books as classroom novels.

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 30 $179.70
Woodsong • Amazon Business $5.64 30 $169.20

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