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Mrs. Toner from Folcroft PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and More Books!

My students need a variety of books to read during independent reading.

  • $293 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our school range from first grade to eighth grade. I work with students in third, fourth, fifth and seventh grades. Academically, many of them are reading close to grade level but are not quite there yet. They really need an extra push to move forward in their academic goals.

The students in my class are involved in a wonderful reading program that promotes independent reading.

The students move through several stations which include directly working with me, reading books of their own choosing, and practicing individual skills on the computer. Additional books for our Reading Library would allow for more variety.

My Project

Independent Reading is an integral part of our reading program. The students spend 15 to 20 minutes everyday reading at their own independent level. They love to choose books to read and choice promotes motivation. The students are motivated because they have ownership of the books they read.

One problem that we face is there are a limited number of books that come with the program.

I would like to provide my students with additional books so that they have more options to consider when selecting a new book. There are also new books that have been published within the last few years and my students always ask if they can read them. I would love to have copies of the newer titles to include in our library as well.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Captain Underpants Color Collection • Amazon Business $21.76 1 $21.76
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $20.86 1 $20.86
Goddess Girls Books #1-4 (Charm Bracelet Inside!): Athena the Brain; Persephone the Phony; Aphrodite the Beauty; Artemis the Brave • Amazon Business $18.47 1 $18.47
The Ramona Collection, Vol. 1: Beezus and Ramona / Ramona the Pest / Ramona the Brave / Ramona and Her Father [4 Book Box set] • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Bad Kitty Camp Daze • Amazon Business $11.54 1 $11.54
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) • Amazon Business $11.01 1 $11.01
Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 4) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Cabin Fever (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 6) • Amazon Business $9.58 1 $9.58
Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
Lives of the Athletes: Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought) • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Dork Diaries: Drama Queen • Amazon Business $8.40 1 $8.40
Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House (Geronimo Stilton, No. 3) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Dork Diaries: Crush Catastrophe • Amazon Business $7.11 1 $7.11
Geronimo Stilton #53: Rumble in the Jungle • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Karate Mouse (Geronimo Stilton, No. 40) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Who Was Princess Diana? • Amazon Business $5.67 1 $5.67
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye (Geronimo Stilton, No. 1) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Geronimo Stilton #2: The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid • Amazon Business $4.86 1 $4.86
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Mutant Mosquitoes From Mercury (Book 2) • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Who Was Michael Jackson? • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11

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