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Mrs. Shimwell from Mountainside NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Requested by Our Class

Help me give my students the books that they want! These are books the students in my class specifically requested.

  • $432 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students from New Jersey are kind, caring, and love to learn. They live in a small, suburban town beside a nature preserve. They love to laugh and learn.

My children are excitedly waiting for books that will make them fall in love with reading in a newer and deeper way.

My children are beginning to learn the true meaning for reading. Reading is about finding friendships, heroes, and lessons in your favorite series or your favorite author's books. It's about realizing that you are not alone. There are characters in books just like you. It's also about discovering how different people are. Allowing another's story about life change how you view the world around you. Reading is knowing that the answer to your question, your dream, or your goal is just one nonfiction book away. Reading is your best friend and your way to learn the most you can about the topics you feel most passionate about.

My Project

These books will be placed into our classroom library, where they can be selected and enjoyed by the fourth grade students.

The books have been requested by the students in my class.

They will be guaranteed hits in the classroom!

One of my goals as a teacher is to match students with books they love, so that they will READ READ READ!

These are books that the students love and want. Choice is a huge factor in cultivating a love of reading in students. I believe that providing students with the books they requested will boost their love of reading to new levels.

These books will be used during free read. I will use these books to help readers grow their love for reading.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Little House (9 Volumes Set) • Amazon Business $38.82 1 $38.82
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $25.47 1 $25.47
Guinness World Records 2019 • Amazon Business $20.27 1 $20.27
Weird But True Collector's Set (Boxed Set): 900 Outrageous Facts • Amazon Business $16.76 1 $16.76
Watership Down: A Novel • Amazon Business $15.65 1 $15.65
Smile and Sisters: The Box Set • Amazon Business $15.38 1 $15.38
Stephen Curry: The incredible story of Stephen Curry - one of basketball’s greatest players! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans • Amazon Business $14.66 1 $14.66
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Game On! 2019: All the Best Games: Awesome Facts and Coolest Secrets • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 13: Snow Thanks • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #3) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.65 1 $9.65
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Escape From Lucien (Amulet #6) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Dork Diaries 10: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter • Amazon Business $8.53 1 $8.53
Shredderman: Enemy Spy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Weird But True Animals • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
The Secrets of Venus (Planets) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Wish • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Shredderman: Secret Identity • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Shredderman: Attack of the Tagger • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Weird But True 10 • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Shredderman: Meet the Gecko • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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