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Mrs. Patton from Shelby NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Need a Home Too!

Help me give my students a place to store our books! Our classroom library needs help! We are in need of new books and a bookshelf.

  • $211 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students in Shelby, NC love to read! I love seeing them get hooked on a series and read every single book. They beg me to go to the library and are so excited when I get new books in our classroom library.

My students come to school every day wanting to succeed, learn, and achieve their goals.

Every quarter students set individual goals they want to reach in their reading. And every two weeks we make classroom goals. We are a goal oriented class!

My Project

My third-grade classroom is in need of a new library. We need a place to store and organize our books for easy access! A bookshelf in our classroom will allow us to organize our books by interests, genre, and author.

Books take us all over the world and give us the chance to experience new adventures!

My third graders love reading and are so excited when new books arrive in the classroom.

With these new additions to our classroom, students will have a comfortable and educational library to enjoy. Please help my students grow, learn, and most importantly grab a great book to read!

Mrs. Patton
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Bookshelf 9-Cubes Book Shelf Office Storage Shelf Plastic Storage Cabinet, Blue • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
The Ramona Collection, Vol. 1: Beezus and Ramona / Ramona the Pest / Ramona the Brave / Ramona and Her Father [4 Book Box set] • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal: A Tale of Tattletales • Amazon Business $9.03 1 $9.03
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World • Amazon Business $8.82 1 $8.82
Kindness Starts With You • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.30 1 $8.30
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28
Last Day Blues (Mrs. Hartwell's Classroom Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.32 1 $7.32
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwell's Classroom Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Chrysanthemum • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

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