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Mrs. Laster from Poyen AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, and More Books!!!

My students need more books on their level to read from our classroom library.

  • $448 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students will be walking into a place of learning, discovering, collaboration and love! Many of my students come from broken homes or live with their grandparents! I want them to be able to take pride in everything they do in and out of school. We are a small community which in turn helps create a family feel.

My students are anxious to be able to read books and create things on their own.

A majority of my students qualify for free and reduced-price lunches. There a lot of issues in my students' lives that I cannot control, but I can give them a positive and loving learning atmosphere!

My Project

My students are 6-7 years old. They are learning to love reading at this age. It is important for me to have an abundance of books for them to choose from when they come to my classroom. I need a lot more of the Easy Read books because they have a lot of pictures and very little words for them to begin with.

They eat theses books up!!

It really makes them feel confident and want to continue to read all year. Please consider donating to fund these books for my firsties! We appreciate that you even thought of us!

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teaching Reading in Small Groups • AKJ Education $33.75 1 $33.75
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $29.19 1 $29.19
Conferring With Readers Supporting Each Student's Growth and Independence • AKJ Education $28.69 1 $28.69
Diary of a Fly • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
Sweet Tooth • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
I Don't Want to Be a Frog • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Bartholomew and the Oobleck • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
I Will Surprise My Friend! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
A Dog's Purpose • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
He Said, She Said • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
A Big Guy Took My Ball! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Gardener • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Edward the Emu • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Chair for My Mother: 25th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Manana, Iguana • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Biscuit's Big Friend • AKJ Education $2.91 2 $5.82
Dog Breath! The Horrible Trouble With Hally Tosis • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Where Is the Grand Canyon? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Heidi Heckelbeck Says "Cheese!" • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Million Dollar Shot • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Mercy Watson Fights Crime • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
How Big Is a Foot? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Amazing Planet Earth (StoryBots) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
A Trip to the Zoo • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Whatever the Weather • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Garden Friends • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Fishy Tales • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Slinky, Scaly Snakes • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Biscuit Wants to Play • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit's New Trick • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Big Shark, Little Shark • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit and the Little Pup • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit and the Baby • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit's Day at the Farm • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Homes Around the World • AKJ Education $2.60 1 $2.60
Tornadoes (DK Readers) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Does a Panda Go to School? • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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