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Mrs. Smith from Indianapolis IN is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books For All Seasons

Help me give my students new adventurous and engaging books for every season!

  • $527 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

Who doesn't love a good read aloud? When a book is read to the students in my classroom you can easily hear a pin drop. No matter the book, they are sitting on the edge of their seats to hear what happens next and clinging to my every word. During this time they love to share their understanding and listening comprehension skills by answering questions about the events of the story.

My students are inquisitive, book loving second graders who crave to hear adventurous stories!

A good story time is by far their favorite part of the day. It's a great way for our class as a whole to get together and experience our love for reading!

My Project

These books will be used primarily for story times and display purposes! Each month our classroom book displays will be switched out to heighten student anticipation for their next good read aloud. A lot of the books chosen are specific for certain seasons or holidays!

I have found one of the most engaging parts of our day is when my students are listening to a story read aloud!

Listening to stories gives students the opportunity to be exposed to experiences of others. It helps them to make new connections with their own lives. These stories will help my students to learn how to use comprehension strategies for their independent reading in the future.

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gilbert the Ghost • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Ghost Afraid of the Dark-With Glow-in-the-Dark Cover-Follow a Shy Little Ghost as he Discovers how to be Brave • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Very Last Leaf • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Magical Yet • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Scariest Book Ever • Amazon Business $15.64 1 $15.64
Gustavo, the Shy Ghost • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Pig the Monster (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Porcupine's Pie (Woodland Friends, 1) • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Our Class is a Family • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little Thanksgiving SPOT • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Roll-Away Pumpkin • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Letter From Your Teacher: On the First Day of School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School (The Gingerbread Man Is Loose) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Leaf Thief • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Reindeer of the Year • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
The Scarecrow • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
We Don't Eat Our Classmates (Penelope) • Amazon Business $9.58 1 $9.58
Olive, the Other Reindeer (Olive, OLIV) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Meet the Latkes • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Grumpy Groundhog • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Groggle's Monster Valentine • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink (Gilbert the Opossum) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to Catch a Gingerbread Man • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Turkey Trouble • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Amelia Bedelia's First Valentine • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
If You Were a Kid on the Mayflower (If You Were a Kid) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything • Amazon Business $7.18 1 $7.18
Queen of Hearts (Ann Estelle Stories) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Day It Rained Hearts • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Hallo-Wiener • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Great Reindeer Rebellion • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Froggy's Halloween • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
The Legend of the Poinsettia • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose! • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
The Principal from the Black Lagoon • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pig the Elf (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Splat the Cat: Back to School, Splat! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Biggest Valentine Ever • Amazon Business $3.78 1 $3.78

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