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Mrs. Keller from Anchorage AK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Build Better Readers

Help me give my students new books for their beloved library. Timberwolves are ferocious readers and always need new book series like, Spy Ski School, and old favorites, like Fly Guy.

  • $536 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am lucky enough to be the elementary librarian at one of the greatest neighborhood schools. At all times of the day and year students, teachers, parents, siblings, and community members can be seen walking to school, riding bikes, running on the trails around the school, playing basketball, football and soccer, laughing, and working in our apple orchard. There is no doubt that this community adores its elementary school.

Once inside our school you are met with kind, respectful, mathematicians, authors, scientists, creators, thinkers, readers, leaders, and extremely loved students.

There are 17 classrooms in a K-6 elementary setting. Our school is filled with diversity, including many ethnic groups, challenged learners,and highly gifted students. Students here love to read and are constantly seeking new book titles, STEM projects and a safe comfortable place to go. The library is truly the heart of this great school.

My Project

If this project is fully funded, these books will go into kids hands to read. The books on sports, will be especially of high interest. Kids in Alaska love anything hockey. Also books like, Sometimes Jokes Aren't Funny, will help with social emotional learning. These picture books will help our students become caring, considerate, confident citizens of the world. Books about emotion and social-emotional issues can help kids think deeply about feelings and social issues.

Books will be in the library for many kids to read, check out, and enjoy the feeling of reading a fresh new book, the crinkle of the spine opening for the first few times, and of course the smell of the new book.

Reading helps you detect patterns, solve problems, and assimilate new information as if you were living in the characters’ shoes.

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18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 378 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Win That Sprint! Forces in Sport • AKJ Education $24.32 1 $24.32
Sometimes Jokes Aren't Funny • AKJ Education $18.97 1 $18.97
Teasing Isn't Funny What to do About Emotional Bullying • AKJ Education $18.97 1 $18.97
The Day-Glo Brothers The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors • AKJ Education $17.96 1 $17.96
Skippyjon Jones Presto-Change-O Presto-change-o Edition • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
How Soccer Works • AKJ Education $16.02 1 $16.02
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Grow Your Heart Edition • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Grand Slam • AKJ Education $14.31 1 $14.31
Long Way Down • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Spy Camp • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Freeze Frame A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Spy Ski School • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Andy, That's My Name • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Raft (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Elmore • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Great Migrations Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
KEVA Brain Builders • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Fiona's Little Lie • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
The Field Guide • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Fancy Nancy: Stellar Stargazer! • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
World War I Day by Day Day by Day • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
World War II Day By Day • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Glad Monster, Sad Monster A Book About Feelings • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Nicki Minaj • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Usher • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Life in the Boreal Forest • AKJ Education $7.79 1 $7.79
I Am Not Going To Get Up Today! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
About Dogs • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Thing About Luck • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Three Little Fish And The Big Bad Shark • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fly High, Fly Guy! (Fly Guy #5) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Tale of Tom Kitten • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
I Spy Fly Guy! (Fly Guy #7) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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