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Ms. Simmer from Saint Paul MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Springtime Reading

My students need updated and fun books in their classroom library!

  • $308 goal

This project expired on May 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There are 30 fantastic students in my classroom who love to read! Whether they read alone, with a partner, or in a book club, reading is the favorite time of day for them. When it's time for reading, you can hear a pin drop in our classroom. Help us get more books in our reading block.

I try to keep both new and old titles on hand for my students.

Please help us get some new books for the classroom to spice up the next few months!

My Project

I am hoping to get some fresh books into our classroom library to keep up interest in reading and provide new titles my students may not know about. During our reading block, you would see 30 students reading books from all genres. Many of our favorite titles are worn and torn but still in the hands of children because they love them.

Spread some LOVE this February by donating to our classroom library to refresh our bookshelves.

Just like adults, kids want to see fresh material on the shelves. New books will keep my students reading and building their literacy skills along the way. Plus these are some FUN books!

Ms. Simmer
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mysterious Benedict Society Complete Paperback Collection • Amazon Business $40.00 1 $40.00
Echo • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
When the Sea Turned to Silver • Amazon Business $8.44 1 $8.44
The Necromancer • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Sisters • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
The Alchemyst • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Starry River of the Sky • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Luciana (American Girl: Girl of the Year 2018, Book 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Luciana: Braving the Deep (American Girl: Girl of the Year 2018, Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee (Origami Yoda #3) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92
The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett (Origami Yoda #4) • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
Chasing Vermeer • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling (An Origami Yoda Activity Book) • Amazon Business $5.76 1 $5.76
The Elders (Foxcraft, Book 2) • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
A Girl Named Rosa: The True Story of Rosa Parks (American Girl: A Girl Named) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) • Amazon Business $4.93 1 $4.93
The Tapper Twins Go to War With Each Other • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Taken (Foxcraft #1) • Amazon Business $4.37 1 $4.37
A Girl Named Hillary: The True Story of Hillary Clinton (American Girl: A Girl Named) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue! (Origami Yoda #5) • Amazon Business $1.71 1 $1.71

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