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Mrs. Murr from San Marcos TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, and More Wonderful Books!

My students need books, books, and more wonderful books to add to our treasured classroom library.

  • $549 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm sure this has been said and heard time and time again, but my students are "my kids." Each year is a special and unique group, but they always have one thing in common. My students need to feel loved and important.

Sure, math and reading are essential, but my biggest job is to make sure my kiddos are confident and kind leaders.

I want them to know that there are people out in this world rooting for them. I hope my classroom is a place of fun, comfort and lots of rich experiences.

My kiddos come from great families, but families that work and work just to make ends meet. The majority of my students have a life where they "get what they need" and rarely "what they want."

With that being said, if you were able to look in my classroom, you are going to see fresh smiles every morning. You will see kiddos that love life and are eager to learn...unless it is Monday morning writing, AHHH. Only kidding, kinda.

Just know, if you choose us, you are supporting a beyond wonderful group of 4th graders.

My Project

The majority of my projects are to help grow our very valued, classroom library. My students and I consider our books our classroom's most prized possessions. This is a another project to help build the library of our dreams.

My students and I spend countless hours laughing, crying, learning, and connecting with our books.

Books are not only great for leaning, but a great escape from the real world. We connect with characters and learn life lessons to help us when we are zapped back to reality. Books are good for the soul, and we will be delighted to add these great text to our collection.

Mrs. Murr
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of 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
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 3) • Amazon Business $28.82 1 $28.82
Esquivel! Space-Age Sound Artist • Amazon Business $16.40 1 $16.40
The Messiest Desk • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Darkest Dark • Amazon Business $14.67 1 $14.67
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale (Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $14.37 1 $14.37
Kate, Who Tamed The Wind • Amazon Business $14.25 1 $14.25
Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
Danza!: Amalia Hernández and Mexico's Folkloric Ballet • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Yellow Kayak • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Rot, the Cutest in the World! • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Locomotive (Caldecott Medal Book) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Giant Squid (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
Albert’s Almost Amazing Adventure • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
The Night Gardener • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Lucy's Light • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
The Magic Hat Shop • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
The Lonely Mailman • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Gaston (Gaston and Friends) • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Music of the Sea • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
The Antlered Ship • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Antoinette (Gaston and Friends) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Diego Rivera: His World and Ours • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
The Terrible Two Get Worse • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
Terrible Two Go Wild (The Terrible Two) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Lotus Seed • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
It's Hard To Be a Verb! • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61

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