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Mrs. Rutherford from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Worm III!!!

Help me give my students the gift of books for our classroom library.

  • $614 goal

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My Students

My school is a Title I school that sits in the heart of Washington, DC. I have a group of 67 students who are fun loving, eager-to-learn new things, excited about school and love to read. My classroom would be considered a melting pot of cultural heritage and social needs. Many of my students have been in the U.S. less than 4 years. They inspire me every day.

To meet their needs, we incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

My Project

My students will check out books much like a library. They have their favorite options in my very own classroom. I take classroom polls before requesting books in an attempt to select the most popular books for my students to check out and have available. We would very much appreciate optional reading materials in our classroom!

Having extra reading options in my classroom will allow me to encourage a lifelong love of reading for my students!

Oftentimes, many of my students' favorite selections are unavailable in the school or public library. In an effort to support my students, I've learned that I must first provide interesting books in our own classroom! My goal is to find at least one interesting book for my students to independently read throughout each school year.

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

Equity Focus

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 67 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fuzzy Mud • AKJ Education $12.40 3 $37.20
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.59 4 $22.36
Space Dumplins • AKJ Education $10.94 2 $21.88
Above All Else • AKJ Education $7.26 3 $21.78
Touchdown Trouble • AKJ Education $5.07 4 $20.28
Miracle on 49th Street • AKJ Education $6.56 3 $19.68
Sammy Keyes and the Curse of Moustache Mary • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
Chasing Vermeer • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
A Shocker on Shock Street (Classic Goosebumps #23) • AKJ Education $5.10 3 $15.30
The Horror At Chiller House (Goosebumps Horrorland #19) • AKJ Education $5.10 3 $15.30
Football Nightmare • AKJ Education $5.10 3 $15.30
Catch That Pass! • AKJ Education $5.10 3 $15.30
Monster Juice (8 Books) • AKJ Education $15.20 1 $15.20
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children • AKJ Education $7.47 2 $14.94
Soccer Chick Rules • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
Wickedpedia • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
The Candymakers • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
In the Time of the Butterflies (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $14.36 1 $14.36
Basketball's Greatest Players • AKJ Education $4.49 3 $13.47
Tangerine • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Scream Street: Secret of the Changeling • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Jars of Hope How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Jackie & Me • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Soccer Duel • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The Blob That Ate Everyone (Classic Goosebumps #28) • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
One Day at Horrorland (Classic Goosebumps #5) • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Off the Rim • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Phantom of the Library • AKJ Education $4.45 2 $8.90
La Nina Que Poncho a Babe Ruth/ The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth • AKJ Education $1.85 4 $7.40
Horns and Wrinkles • AKJ Education $1.75 4 $7.00
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: The Lightning Thief • AKJ Education $4.98 1 $4.98

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