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Mrs. McMasters from Anderson CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books by Popular Demand

Help me give my students amazing books with their favorite characters like Otis the Tractor, Jamaica, and Ladybug Girl!

  • $419 goal

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My Students

Students in our 2nd grade classes are a fun group of energetic learners. Many of them come from families who have been part of our community for many generations. Our school is a tight-knit community with students often playing with siblings and cousins from another grade level on the playground.

My students are excited to learn and participate in the classroom!

It's common to find students giving each other book recommendations and helping each other find a specific book series in our classroom library.

My Project

Students have already fallen in love Otis the Tractor in Loren Long's delightful books. They just can't get enough!

Research shows that reading through a book series is highly beneficial not only for reading enjoyment, but comprehension as well.

Students benefit greatly by being able to read these books with familiar characters whom they love.

In addition to Otis, we have chosen an few other series to add to our library including Jamaica and Ladybug Girl. Ladybug Girl is lighthearted and joyful, while Jamaica tends to ponder deeper topics like honesty and friendship through thick an thin.

Overall, students not only fall in love with the characters in these books, but they learn tons of good life lessons along the way.

Mrs. McMasters
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ladybug Girl and Bingo • Amazon Business $13.43 2 $26.86
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer (Golden Kite Honors) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Otis and The Kittens • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Ladybug Girl and the Best Ever Playdate • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
An Otis Christmas • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
There's a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Ladybug Girl at the Beach • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
I Dream of Trains (Golden Kite Awards) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Ladybug Girl Makes Friends • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Otis and the Scarecrow • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy (Ladybug Girl) • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
Ladybug Girl • Amazon Business $11.41 1 $11.41
The Toy Boat • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Wind Flyers • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Otis's Busy Day • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
What Does Otis See? • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Jamaica's Blue Marker • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Jamaica and Brianna • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jamaica's Find (Reading Rainbow) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Ladybug Girl Says Good Night • Amazon Business $6.52 1 $6.52
Ladybug Girl and Her Papa • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39

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