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Mrs. Ayers from Fort Worth TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Adventures Through Literature

Help me give my students the opportunity to travel and experience new adventures through quality literature.

  • $356 goal

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My Students

Our students are very diversified. We are a STEAM school, so some of our students transfer here from other schools in our district.

The students at our campus lack personal experiences that make it difficult for them to relate to materials that they read.

More than 50 percent of our students come from low-income homes. They do not have access to reading materials, and many do not have adults available to take them to the library.

My Project

My school district has adopted a new reading curriculum for us to teach our students this year. The curriculum contains a recommended list of books to use for read-alouds, however the books are not included with the materials provided.

Exposing students to a wide variety of genres will increase their engagement in their own learning.

My favorite part of the school day is reading aloud to my students. They love to hear about locations, people, and experiences that are new and exciting to them. Often hearing me read to them will spark a desire in them to pick up books to read independently.

Mrs. Ayers
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 66 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Papa's Mechanical Fish • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Young Zeus • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share • Amazon Business $16.21 1 $16.21
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray: Revised edition with updated back matter • Amazon Business $16.05 1 $16.05
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $15.78 1 $15.78
The Go-Around Dollar • Amazon Business $15.34 1 $15.34
Zoobots: Wild Robots Inspired by Real Animals • Amazon Business $14.16 1 $14.16
Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Change: Courageous Actions Around the World • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Uncle Jed's Barbershop • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Cod's Tale: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
All of the Above • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Dear Benjamin Banneker • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Animal Hospital: Rescuing Urban Wildlife • Amazon Business $7.73 1 $7.73
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
The Harmonica • Amazon Business $7.42 1 $7.42
A New Coat for Anna (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.41 1 $7.41
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
Thunder Cake • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark is Rising Sequence) • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14
The Dark is Rising (The Dark is Rising Sequence) • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14
A Voice of Her Own: Candlewick Biographies: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Ms. Bixby's Last Day • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93

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