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Mrs. Becvar from Hinckley MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for My Students Who Love to Read!

Help me give my students books that they will love. They have already begun picking titles on amazon in hopes that some generous donors will grant our wishes.

  • $627 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students LOVE to read. They love to be able to pick out their own books and engage in discussions about them. They are also very curious and full of great questions. Their reading interests are very diverse, ranging from informative texts, to historical texts, to narrative texts to mysteries to adventure.

My students are also interested in hands-on experiences.

They really appreciate situations in which they can actively be involved, rather than just listen to someone tell them about something.

My Project

If this project is fully funded, we will be able to add at least 40 books to our classroom library! Some examples of the titles they have chosen include Wonder, Pax, Eleven, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. That's 40 current and relevant books for my students to read and pass on to next year's class.

I don't have reluctant readers, but by having these books picked out by kids, not adults, it should hopefully help any in-coming reluctant readers.

In choosing their own books to read, my students will be that much more likely to read more.

Mrs. Becvar
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 15 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Eleven • Amazon Business $9.86 3 $29.58
Scary Stories Paperback Box Set: The Complete 3-Book Collection with Classic Art by Stephen Gammell • Amazon Business $11.98 2 $23.96
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $7.17 3 $21.51
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.29 4 $21.16
The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Wonder • Amazon Business $9.79 2 $19.58
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • Amazon Business $6.39 3 $19.17
Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
The Graveyard Book • Amazon Business $8.38 2 $16.76
The Girl with the Silver Eyes • Amazon Business $7.89 2 $15.78
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Series: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3 (Book sets for Kids: Grade 3 and Up) by Alvin Schwartz (1981) Paperback • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Rain Reign • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
Put Me In, Coach! • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen • Amazon Business $11.22 1 $11.22
Code of Rainbow: Soaring Flame and the Dragon-transcending Magimal • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Hadley Academy for the Improbably Gifted: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Pax • Amazon Business $5.39 2 $10.78
Potion of the Hound: Mystical Mishaps Series Book 1 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Homecourt • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: Three Books to Chill Your Bones: All 3 Scary Stories Books with the Original Art! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Brainwashed: Crime Travelers Spy School Mystery & International Adventure Series Book 1 • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
The Secret of Camp Whispering Pines: Samantha Wolf Mysteries #2 (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Blended • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Neverwhere: Author's Preferred Text • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Running Dream (Schneider Family Book Award - Teen Book Winner) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Girl in the Blue Coat • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Nowhere Boy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Medieval Madness: a fantasy adventure book for kids and teens aged 9-15 (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Magdalena Gottschalk: The Slippery Slope • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Secret Lake: A children's mystery adventure • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Wonderland: A Novel • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
The Bone Map • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Good Dog (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
So B. It • Amazon Business $6.17 1 $6.17
STAT #3: Slam Dunk: Standing Tall and Talented • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Paperboy • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Inherited Danger • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61

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