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Mrs. B. from Saint Louis MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Our Class!

My students need a selection of books within our classroom that are high interest. I have a diverse group of students in my classroom and I am in need of adding to our classroom library.

  • $604 goal

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My Students

At our school we have 77% free and reduced price lunch population. Working in a low income school, students are faced with struggles daily, however they persevere and work hard.

I am trying to provide my students with a classroom environment that is inviting, engaging and most importantly encourages collaboration and learning.

We have an amazing space within the classroom to read, now we need engaging books to peak our interest. There's nothing better than a new book to pick up and read!

My Project

In my 4th grade classroom during our reading time, students are allowed to go to the Read to Self center. I have noticed students are not as engaged as I would like during this time. The classroom library I have is somewhat outdated and students aren't as interested in checking out books to read.

Students desire to read is extremely important.

By adding new, exciting, fresh titles to our classroom library, I feel students would continue to enjoy and love reading! Reading takes their minds to a whole new world. Please help my students love of reading grow as their minds grow.

Mrs. B.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kate Dicamillo Author Study with Classroom Add-Ons (11 Books) • AKJ Education $95.70 1 $95.70
Grade 4 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set (12 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $78.39 1 $78.39
Grade 4 Favorites (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $53.80 1 $53.80
Grade 4 Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $48.56 1 $48.56
National Geographic Kids Everything Mythology • AKJ Education $9.48 2 $18.96
Beasts of Olympus (3 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $15.69 1 $15.69
Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Brown Girl Dreaming • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Wolf Hollow • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $11.69 1 $11.69
The One and Only Ivan • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Wonder • AKJ Education $11.04 1 $11.04
I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $9.07 1 $9.07
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball • AKJ Education $2.91 2 $5.82
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
I Survived #1: I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #8: The Japanese Tsunami, 2011 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #5: I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #3: I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #6: I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #2: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #4: I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #7: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived #11: I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

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