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Ms. Calabrese from Orlando FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amazing Readers

Help me give my students a chance to be able to read recent books that are appropriate for their age level.

  • $570 goal

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My Students

My students work hard daily to set and meet different educational goals, and I couldn’t be more proud of all their achievements. I would love the opportunity to be able to support them even more with their personal interests.

My students love to read and are looking for new and engaging books, but unfortunately they do not always have access to new books.

They rely heavily on my classroom library, which has very outdated books. I have close to 48 students in my classroom during Silent Reading and more books would highly benefit everyone.

My Project

My school offers a small media center that doubles as a testing center when needed. Subsequently, students are not always able to go to the media center and rely heavily on my classroom library during Silent Reading. Additionally, I have close to 48 students in my classroom during Silent Reading, which can cause issues based on the current books I do have.

This project would benefit them by allowing them to read more recent, high-interest books.

They are required to read a certain about of books in a month and this would help them reach their goals. I have chosen these books based on my students, their interests, and the frequency of requests I get for these specific series.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket 13 Books Collection Pack Set (Includes the Bad Beginning, the Reptile Room, the Wide Window, the Miserable Mill, the Austere Academy, the Grim Grotto, the Penultimate Peril, the End) • Amazon Business $77.98 1 $77.98
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12 Books Complete Collection Set Box of Books NEW 2018 Edition • Amazon Business $65.85 1 $65.85
Dork Diaries By Rachel Renee Russell 12 Books Collection Set (Puppy Love, Holiday Heartbreak, TV Star, Pop Star, Frenemies Forever, Skating Sensation, Party Time) • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $55.99 1 $55.99
Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Paperback Book Boxed Set • Amazon Business $47.78 1 $47.78
Star Wars Jedi Academy 5 Books Collection Set (Star Wars Jedi Academy, Return of the Padawan, The Phantom Bully, A New Class, The Force Oversleeps) • Amazon Business $38.68 1 $38.68
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $24.72 1 $24.72
Wings of Fire Boxset, Books 1-5 (Wings of Fire) • Amazon Business $23.87 1 $23.87
The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set • Amazon Business $23.81 1 $23.81
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $19.74 1 $19.74
Story Thieves Collection Books 1-3 (Bookmark inside!): Story Thieves; The Stolen Chapters; Secret Origins • Amazon Business $10.14 1 $10.14

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