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Mrs. Duchnick from Tracy CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, and More Books!

Help me give my students books, books and more books! I am being moved to fourth grade after 21 years in kindergarten and need to set up a classroom library for my students.

  • $323 goal

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My Students

My students are eager, excited, active learners. They come to school ready to dive into whatever the day has to offer.

Reading is, as always, a top priority in my classroom.

My students need a full, rich library of both fiction and nonfiction books to pique their interest and underscore the joy of reading for each and every one of them.

Our TK-8 school is located in the fertile central valley of California, surrounded by farmland and dairies. Many of my students are bilingual and are still cementing their English skills. They are eager to excel and willing to work very hard to do so.

My Project

The more one reads, the better one reads, especially if they have excellent, well-written, high-interest books to chose from.

We need a classroom library overflowing with excellent books, both fiction and nonfiction!

Picture a reading area with a bookshelf packed with reading choices, both fiction and nonfiction. Picture a front-facing display shelf where the children can set books they have especially enjoyed. Picture a wall above the display shelf posted with book reviews written by the children themselves.

Now picture a small table and several comfy stools where the children can sit and discuss the books they have been reading.

Isn't this what reading should be about?

Mrs. Duchnick
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4th Grade Classroom Library Set • AKJ Education $145.27 1 $145.27
Grade 4 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set (12 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $75.42 1 $75.42

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