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Ms. Clayborne from Birmingham AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

An Overflow of Books!

Help me give my students enough quality reading material to choose from when they visit the library.

  • $564 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The 830 k-5 students that attend my school all come from combining three schools that were closed in the area; to form a "mega school." They are a bright and energetic student body. The student population is diverse, consisting of African American, Hispanic, and Caucasian students.

Although the students have access to many resources, their school library has an inadequate number of books to serve the large population of students.

As you can imagine the reading interests among my students are very diverse.

My Project

Adding these books to our school library, will allow the students that come to me to have a variety of quality reading materials to check out and read when they visit. I included many popular picture book titles in my project because both lower and upper grade students enjoy listening to a good story. I also choose many chapter books for the older students to meet their changing reading interests.

In this amazing age of technology and information, I want to instill into my students the love of opening and enjoying a wonderful book.

Reading can take you places! Thank you for helping my students get there.

Ms. Clayborne
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junie B. Jones (27 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $100.81 1 $100.81
Judy Moody (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! • AKJ Education $9.86 2 $19.72
Polar Express 30th anniversary edition • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Oh, the Places You'll Go! • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Extra Yarn • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Day the Crayons Quit • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Young Zeus • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Lorax • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
You Are (Not) Small • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
I'm My Own Dog • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Written and Drawn by Henrietta (TOON Level 3) • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Benjamin Bear in Fuzzy Thinking (TOON Level 2) • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Love You Forever • AKJ Education $4.34 2 $8.68
The Dreamer • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
True Legend • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The One and Only Ivan • AKJ Education $6.28 1 $6.28
The Sloppy Copy Slipup • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Confessions of a Former Bully • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Best School Year Ever • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
A Bad Case of Stripes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Basketball's Greatest Players • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
What Are the Summer Olympics? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Basket Counts • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Emergency Quarterback #5 Winning Season • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Soccer Scoop Who's making a fool of Mac? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Takedown #8 Winning Season • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Second String Center #10 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Dunk Under Pressure #7 Winning Season • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Hoop Hustle • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Soccer Shake-up • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Linebacker Block • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Baseball Ballerina • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The One and Only Zoe Lama • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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