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Ms. Johnson from Saint Paul MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Books

My students need new books to keep them engage in reading.

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  • $478 goal

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My Students

Low-income. Homeless. High poverty. These are words that people often use to describe our scholars. However, the words people should concentrate on are high achievers, determined learners, and creative thinkers.

We are scholars who have a hunger to learn, a passion for knowledge, and a need to succeed.

We are looking to expand our critical-thinking skills, explore our creativity, and develop our talents for twenty-first-century learning. We are looking to develop our gifts and talents and need your help to do so.

My Project

High-interest books related to topics that scholars love help to engage them in the reading process. Scholars love to read Amulet, Ivy and Bean, Judy Moody and more. We know we can make reading time more successful and interesting by getting more books kids love in the classroom.

We are looking to enhance our library with books the scholars indicated they wanted to read.

We spent time voting and deciding what books we liked and scholars wrote why they liked them.

Most of the books selected are meant to help kids find a love of reading by keeping them interested in high-interest topics.

Ms. Johnson
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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amulet #1-7 Box Set by Kazu Kibuishi (2016-10-25) • Amazon Business $57.26 1 $57.26
The Judy Moody Uber-Awesome Collection: Books 1-9 • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
Junie B. Jones Complete First Grade Collection Box set • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Stephen Curry: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up • Amazon Business $9.13 2 $18.26
Owl Diaries, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $17.46 1 $17.46
Smile and Sisters: The Box Set • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Junie B. Jones's Fifth Boxed Set Ever! (Books 17-20) • Amazon Business $15.06 1 $15.06
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $14.71 1 $14.71
Ivy & Bean Boxed Set: Books 7-9 • Amazon Business $13.73 1 $13.73
Junie B. Jones's Fourth Boxed Set Ever! (Books 13-16) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Junie B. Jones's Third Boxed Set Ever! (Books 9-12) • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Basketball's Greatest Players (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 3 $11.97
Sunny Side Up • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2 (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Ghosts • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
LeBron James: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Became King • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
Swing It, Sunny • Amazon Business $8.84 1 $8.84
Lebron James (3rd Revised Edition) (Amazing Athletes) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Stephen Curry (Amazing Athletes) • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
Drama • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
Odell Beckham Jr. (Amazing Athletes) • Amazon Business $6.23 1 $6.23
The Thank You Book (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
Ivy and Bean Take the Case (Book 10) (Ivy + Bean) • Amazon Business $5.27 1 $5.27
The Wildwood Bakery: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #7) • Amazon Business $4.92 1 $4.92
Eva and the Lost Pony: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #8) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Baxter is Missing: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #6) • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93
I Am #12: Lebron James • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77

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