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Mrs. Banuelos from El Paso TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Astounding Narratives!

Help me give my students a full set of amazing classroom novels that will ignite their love for reading.

  • $770 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It is a relief to know that none of our students will go through the day feeling hungry. Breakfast in the classroom provides all of our students the opportunity to start their day with a free full meal.

Our student population is composed of more than 84% economically disadvantaged, as well as English language learners.

At such young ages, our students come to us with lots of life experiences. They bring great diversity to our classrooms and create a learning experience for all.

My Project

My students need a classroom set of amazing novels, so when we do a novel study they can each have their own copy and read and work at their own learning pace.

Having a class set of novels will provide my students the opportunity to participate in a novel study that would greatly benefit their understanding of many reading skills such as character analysis, plot, theme, etc.

It will also ignite the love of reading.

The novel "Because of Mr. Terupt" and the sequels that follow it are full of unforgettable events. My fifth grade students will surely make connections with the characters in these novels. The plots in these books are amazing, making the reading more engaging & appealing to young readers!

Mrs. Banuelos
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Saving Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $12.40 20 $248.00
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $6.56 20 $131.20
Mr. Terupt Falls Again • AKJ Education $5.83 20 $116.60
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.59 20 $111.80
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29

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