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Mrs. Bentley-Kittel from N Muskegon MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books!

My students need more book options! My students need more non-fiction, interest specific books.

  • $629 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our classroom, we choose mindfulness, kindness and joy each day. We have three sections of fifth graders at our school. Each teacher has a homeroom class for Reading, Math and Word Work. I teach each section of Science.

My students are fearless, compassionate young people.

They work hard to meet the high expectations that we set for them. Our students excel in the environment that the three teachers have worked hard to create. They continue to amaze us everyday!

My Project

My students need more books! In order to continue to develop a love of reading, we need a wide variety of texts for students to enjoy.

The more books that are available to students, especially the kiddos who struggle to find books they love, the more reading occurs.

Recently, I was nominated for an excellence in teaching award and was gifted a gift card to Donor's Choose. It was such an honor-the parent of one of my students nominated me! I feel that I was able to make an impact due to the mindfulness, kindness and compassion that I have build in my classroom this year!

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Writing Strategies Book : Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers • AKJ Education $42.75 1 $42.75
Differentiating Assessment in the Reading Workshop • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
Hopping Ahead of Climate Change • AKJ Education $16.20 1 $16.20
If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo • AKJ Education $16.16 1 $16.16
Every Breath We Take • AKJ Education $15.26 1 $15.26
Giant Squid • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Our Moon New Discoveries About Earth's Closest Companion • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Great White Shark Scientist • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Story of Seeds • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Glow Animals with Their Own Night-Lights • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles America's First Black Paratroopers • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Flying Frogs and Walking Fish • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Adaptation • AKJ Education $13.12 1 $13.12
Super Gear • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Planet Under Pressure Too Many People on Earth? • AKJ Education $6.32 2 $12.64
Mammal • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
A Beetle Is Shy • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Because of an Acorn • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Treecology • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Deforestation • AKJ Education $11.11 1 $11.11
Teaching With Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts & More (eBook) • AKJ Education $10.99 1 $10.99
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Next Time You See a Cloud • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Mixtures and Solutions • AKJ Education $4.67 2 $9.34
National Geographic Kids Mission: Polar Bear Rescue All About Polar Bears and How to Save Them • AKJ Education $8.98 1 $8.98
Animals: Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Other Animals • AKJ Education $4.48 2 $8.96
The Boy on the Wooden Box How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List • AKJ Education $8.55 1 $8.55
Beyond the Solar System • AKJ Education $8.53 1 $8.53
100 things You Should Know About Rocks & Minerals • AKJ Education $8.18 1 $8.18
Energy from the Sun: Solar Power • AKJ Education $4.03 2 $8.06
Medieval Life • AKJ Education $8.03 1 $8.03
Protecting Earth's Water Supply • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Costa Rica • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Birds, Nests, & Eggs • AKJ Education $3.58 2 $7.16
The Kingfisher Illustrated Thesaurus • AKJ Education $7.12 1 $7.12
Good Trick Walking Stick • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Birds • AKJ Education $3.13 2 $6.26
Harry Houdini Death-Defying Showman • AKJ Education $2.68 2 $5.36
Insects • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Eyewitness Gandhi • AKJ Education $4.50 1 $4.50
Frog Rescue Changing The Future For Endangered Wildlife • AKJ Education $4.48 1 $4.48
Bridging the Energy Gap • AKJ Education $4.05 1 $4.05
World War II • AKJ Education $4.03 1 $4.03
Giant Morays and Other Extraordinary Eels • AKJ Education $4.03 1 $4.03
The Book of North American Owls • AKJ Education $3.58 1 $3.58
Amazing Snakes of the Northwest • AKJ Education $3.30 1 $3.30
Write Your Own Graphic Novel Natalie M. Rosinsky • AKJ Education $3.24 1 $3.24

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