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Mrs. Gibson from Yelm WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books! Books! Books!

Help me give my students a rich and meaningful classroom library to enjoy!

  • $444 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am lucky enough to spend my days with a caring, curious, and hard working group of 2nd graders. Every day they come to school and put forth all of their effort and energy into learning new things. They love to play, wiggle, and work with their friends.

My goal is for my students to become strong, responsible, and independent learners.

Their grit and drive are something I strive to match every day. They are a small piece of a quickly growing community that tries, but is not always able to provide them with the resources they need to be successful. It is amazing to work with children who refuse to be defined by circumstance.

My Project

Igniting a love for reading will make lifetime learners! In our classroom we love to read. We read to ourselves, we read to each other, we read to the air... you get the point. My goal is to instill a love of reading in each and every child who comes through my classroom. I am hoping that a rich and meaningful library will help!

A good book can transform a child.

With a large classroom library, any student can find something to love. My students are able to get to our school library about once a month, which is just not enough. Because of this, we have to rely on our classroom library. So many of our classroom library books have been loved to the point of disintegrating. I would love to replace our most well loved books, as well as add some new and exciting titles.

Mrs. Gibson
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Familyx92s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $14.38 1 $14.38
Stellaluna 25th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $14.27 1 $14.27
Three Little Birds • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole (Irma S and James H Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
A Little Respectful SPOT: A Story About Respecting People, Places, and Things • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Owl Moon • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
What Do You Do With an Idea? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $11.05 1 $11.05
A Little SPOT of Anger: A Story About Managing BIG Emotions • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Confidence: A Story About Believing In Yourself • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Different Pond (Fiction Picture Books) • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
They All Saw A Cat (Cat Books for Kids, Beginning Reading Books, Preschool Prep Books) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
What Do You Do With a Problem? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $9.31 1 $9.31
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
This Book Is Gray • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $8.07 1 $8.07
A Flicker of Hope • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
The Little House 75th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
Wilma Jean - The Worry Machine • Amazon Business $7.12 1 $7.12
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

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