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Ms. Byrd from Newport News VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books!

Help me give my students mentor books for daily social-emotional learning. These include diverse titles that focus on teamwork, bullying, positive communication, and self confidence.

  • $179 goal

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My Students

A typical day in my class is having my preschoolers come to school excited and ready to learn. They are really interested in technology, reading books, playing math games and taking pictures of their work.

My students are 4 and 5 years old in a public school.

They are at our prekindergarten because they were identified as at-risk academically.

They are naturally curious and like to experience things hands-on. They are visual and hands-on learners and need a variety of items.

My Project

All children deserve high quality literature in the classroom. Whether it be books about character- power of kindness , developing social/emotional tools ; learning about different kinds of people ; accepting your mistakes ; learning the beauty of words ; feeling inspired or books that capture the imagination and help children fall in love with reading.

"Books open windows to the world and have the power to transform lives." (Ralph Lauren)

The books that I am requesting will be used to teach social skills to my students. We will use the books in our curriculum to make social skills a fun part of our learning. These books teach appropriate social skills using fun stories that are exciting and students can relate to!

Ms. Byrd
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Goodnight Already! • Amazon Business $14.55 1 $14.55
Reading Makes You Feel Good (Todd Parr Classics) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
How to Read a Book • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I Do Not Like Books Anymore! • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike than Different • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
This Tree Counts! (These Things Count!) • Amazon Business $7.16 1 $7.16
Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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