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Mrs. Goude from Georgetown SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Aren't Just for Looks!

My students need a variety of books to help them learn reading strategies.

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 2nd graders attend school in a small, rural community. They love school and learning, especially reading. My students' excitement for learning shows on their faces every day.

The majority of my second graders live in high poverty situations.

School is their "happy place," where they know they will not only be encouraged and loved, but also challenged.

My students are very responsible, and we have a wonderful classroom community. My students are always willing to help one another and work as a team.

My Project

The majority of my students come from high-poverty homes. When they are at school, reading is their "happy place," where their imaginations can take them anywhere they want to go.

In order to become successful readers, my students need a variety of books to give them selection and help them learn reading strategies.

I teach my students many strategies to help them become strong, independent readers. This is something that they will keep with them the rest of their lives.

My students enjoy many types of genres, so having a wide variety of books allows my students to have many text choices.

Mrs. Goude
Grades PreK-2
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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Need My Monster • Amazon Business $11.05 1 $11.05
Elizabeti's Doll • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Me On The Map (Rise and Shine) (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
An Extraordinary Egg • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Follow the Drinking Gourd (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Weather Words and What They Mean • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Alligators and Crocodiles • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Halloween Is... • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Thanksgiving Is . . . • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Horses! • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Frogs • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Christmas Is... • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Fish is Fish • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Monarch Butterfly • Amazon Business $7.14 1 $7.14
The Moon Book (Avenues) • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Sharks • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Reasons for Seasons • Amazon Business $6.47 1 $6.47
Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems • Amazon Business $6.05 1 $6.05
Piggie Pie! • Amazon Business $5.91 1 $5.91
The Milk Makers (Reading Rainbow Book) • Amazon Business $5.81 1 $5.81
Gingerbread Baby • Amazon Business $5.24 1 $5.24
Spiders • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77
Weather Forecasting • Amazon Business $4.14 1 $4.14
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse (Step Into Reading, Step 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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