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Mrs. Stephenson from Langley AFB VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Book It! Learning Through Reading

Help me give my students books to teach us literary, social studies, and science skills, as well as continue our love of reading.

  • $227 goal

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My Students

Our Title I school serves many military families. We are a very transient school with families frequently moving in and out of the state and country. Our students often have one parent deployed or away working with the military.

My first graders are excited about class and have an innate need to learn all that they can absorb.They come to school every day with excitement in their eyes, wondering what amazing things they will learn that day.

Elementary teaches the foundation and gives the students opportunities to grow and become amazing adults. This is a very important year for all students.

My Project

Reading is the most important skill students learn in school. Not only does reading help students in everyday life, but it teaches them about new topics. It is amazing how much you can learn from books! Every week in class we focus on a new social studies or science concept, and learn about the topic through reading new books.

By reading and analyzing these books together, my students are gaining confidence in reading, and knowledge of everyday concepts.

With these books, we will learn about everything we can, including Abraham Lincoln, caterpillars, plant life cycles, planets, weather, and kindness. By supporting this project, you are helping my students become more rounded individuals, while continuing their love of learning and reading.

Mrs. Stephenson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully (The Kissing Hand Series) • Amazon Business $13.78 1 $13.78
Owen • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Hey, Little Ant • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
My Secret Bully • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Clarabelle: Making Milk and So Much More • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Chester's Way • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
What's It Like to Be a Fish? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Let's Fly a Kite (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mice; nonfiction • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
Petite Rouge A Cajun Red Riding Hood • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fire Trucks • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Raccoons • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
From Seed to Plant (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Pumpkin Circle The Story of a Garden • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Matthew and Tilly • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr. • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
National Geographic Readers: Dolphins • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Bats • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: George Washington • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Ants • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Spiders • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
The Magic School Bus Blows Its Top: A Book About Volcanoes (Magic School Bus) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Little Red Riding Hood • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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