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Mrs. Setterlund from Worcester MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Author Study Books Please!

My students need texts for an author study with in our classroom.

  • $691 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Words cannot describe how excited I am to have my first classroom! Due to the fact this is my first year teaching, I am trying to grow and expand my resources! In addition, our students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds with 100% of students receiving free breakfast and lunch.

My school is also one of the most ethnically diverse schools in the city, where students speak a multitude of languages.

As diverse as our students are economically and culturally, they are diverse in their academics. Every day, I make sure to welcome my students with a smile on my face and, in return, they exchange a smile back, ready to learn and succeed. Despite many hardships my students may face, they are eager and put in their best effort. They know that our classroom is never about a perfect outcome; it is instead about the risks and effort put forth. My students certainly deserve a successful and engaging classroom, where they can become life long learners.

My Project

Dear donors,

My fourth graders and myself are hoping to receive books and novels, as well as, poems to complete author studies.

It is important for students to realize and analyze the authors who create and write such magnificent stories, non fiction, and poetry. Through author studies we can compare the similarities and differences between texts authors wrote. I will also be able to teach students how the authors message in the books may connect or perhaps are diverse. Students will also be able to make connections with some authors and see themselves in there path, perhaps sparking interest for my students to become an author them self. Please help us acquire these books.

Mrs. Setterlund
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 25 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set: Books #1-7 • AKJ Education $63.46 1 $63.46
Favorite Author Study - Greg Tang (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $53.09 1 $53.09
Kevin Henkes (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $41.11 1 $41.11
Chris Van Allsburg • AKJ Education $18.72 1 $18.72
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children • AKJ Education $16.78 1 $16.78
The Year of Billy Miller • AKJ Education $16.10 1 $16.10
Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Math Fables Lessons That Count • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Stranger • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The Wretched Stone • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
A Pizza the Size of the Sun Poems • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Dogku • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Owen • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Swimmy • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Thank You, Mr. Falker • AKJ Education $12.59 1 $12.59
All Alone • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The New Kid on the Block • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Sun & Spoon • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Babushka's Doll • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Just a Dream • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Eric Carle's Animals Animals • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
An Extraordinary Egg • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast Dinosaur: Poems • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
About Average • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Olive's Ocean • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Chicken Sunday • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Thunder Cake • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Mrs. Katz and Tush • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Keeping Quilt • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Grouchy Ladybug • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Draw Me a Star • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Frederick • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Inch by Inch • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
It's Mine! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
No Talking • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Landry News • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Big Al • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.63 1 $5.63
Nadarín (Swimmy) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Jacket • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Jake Drake, Class Clown • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is J.K. Rowling? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Fish is Fish • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59

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