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Mrs. Garza from San Marcos TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bluebonnet Books for Bookworms

Help me give my students the opportunity to participate in this prestigious Bluebonnet List available to the entire country. Our school district also holds a Battle of the Books competition between schools using the Bluebonnet List books.

  • $309 goal

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My Students

We are a school where more than three-quarters of students are on free or reduced lunch. They are 4th graders who love to be read aloud to and enjoy discussing many different topics in order to reach those higher order thinking skills.

The joy of teaching on our campus comes from the motivation our students have to learn!

Our students enjoy attending school, and many times are disappointed when a holiday is near because they will be away from school for so long. So we invite you to help us become a stronger academic learning environment!

My Project

The Bluebonnet Book list is announced every year for students to get excited about "quality books, develop critical reading skills, and honor and encourage imaginative authors. "

I would love to be able give my students the opportunity to fully participate in the activities set up around the Bluebonnet list in our school and district.

The students will have access to quality books, and help them feel a part of something greater than themselves. On this list are 20 books from different levels, different points of views, and culturally diverse backgrounds.

The best opportunity I can give my bilingual students is the availability of being included and feeling proud to take part in their school's activities and competitions.

Mrs. Garza
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
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $17.06 1 $17.06
The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really!) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
El Chupacabras • Amazon Business $13.80 1 $13.80
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Wishtree • Amazon Business $13.58 1 $13.58
The Magic Misfits: The Second Story • Amazon Business $12.72 1 $12.72
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Watchdog • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Saving Winslow • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Shadow Weaver • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Captain Superlative • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America: A TOON Graphic • Amazon Business $9.46 1 $9.46
Mr. Gedrick and Me • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
The Cardboard Kingdom • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Harbor Me • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School: Book 1 • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54

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