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Mrs. Lambert from Denton TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bluebonnet Books for Budding Readers!

Help me give my students a treasure box of new books to explore this year! The Texas Bluebonnet nominees are always a slam-dunk with dozens of hand-selected titles picked by some of the state's top librarians!

  • $384 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are excited about learning, and we want to channel that excitement toward their reading! Our students come from many different walks of life, and we firmly believe each and every one of them can fall in love with reading if they are given the opportunity.

At our Title I school, many children are not exposed to reading for pleasure at home, and my goal is to help create a classroom environment that changes their perceptions of reading; they will begin to see reading as a form of entertainment and a lifelong pastime.

My Project

Our number one goal for our 5th grade students is to help them fall in love with reading and develop a life-long passion for wonderful books! By building our classroom libraries full of of engaging, high-quality books, it's easy for students to find one that's a perfect-fit.

The books we've selected are the Bluebonnet Award nominees for 2019-2020, and they will help expand our classroom libraries with wonderful new literature that our students will love!

Many of our students don't experience the enrichment of a home full of books and a love of reading, and our classroom library is a home-away-from-home - a cozy environment, full of wonderful books, where reading is celebrated and shared. You never know what book might be the one that will spark a lifetime of reading, but we know this year's Bluebonnet nominees have some wonderful contenders that will help us build an amazing library!

Mrs. Lambert
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring • Amazon Business $16.71 1 $16.71
The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really!) • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
The Magic Misfits • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
The Cardboard Kingdom • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
Mr. Gedrick and Me • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Harbor Me • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America: A TOON Graphic • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
El Chupacabras • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Watchdog • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Shadow Weaver • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Magic Misfits: The Second Story • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
Saving Winslow • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Captain Superlative • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Wishtree • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Lafayette! (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #8): A Revolutionary War Tale • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Home of the Brave • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How Many Days to America?: A Thanksgiving Story • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School: Book 1 • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54

Materials cost

$291.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$326.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.55

Total project goal

$383.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$383.66

10 Donors

-$362.48

Donations toward project cost

-$326.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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