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Dr. Schrage from Payson IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Are for Champions

Help me give my students more non-fiction books to read. We need more real-life books in our hands.

  • $308 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a high poverty school in rural Illinois, it can be hard for the school district to supply the necessary supplies students need. Teachers have to be creative when coming up with ideas on ways to receive items that will assist their students with being successful in school.

I have a classroom of seven and eight-year-olds with varying abilities, talents, and dreams.

My students are all different, colorful, and sugar sweet. My students love to learn, explore, and teach others.

My Project

We need more non-fiction books for our classroom library. We need books to keep our interests that we relate to.

Books help us learn and grow.

We have a high-interest with non-fiction books this year. Please help us grow our learning by adding to our library collection. We do not have as many non-fiction books as fiction books. Non-fiction books allow us to learn real facts. The facts that we learn will make connections in our brain to the outside world. Also, finding more books that we are interested in, will motivate us to read more and become life-long readers. The life-long readers in us will become life-long learners.

Dr. Schrage
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME FOR KIDS(r) Nonfiction Readers Grade 1 Complete Set (30-Book Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $144.46 1 $144.46
Career Book Set (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
Earthquakes • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
We the Kids The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Days Like This A Collection of Small Poems • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Wild, Wild Wolves • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Dolphins! • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Whales: The Gentle Giants • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Kick, Pass, and Run • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Statue of Liberty • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Hungry, Hungry Sharks! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto • AKJ Education $3.18 1 $3.18

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