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Mrs. Reuterskiold from Cupertino CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books That Create Buzz

Help me give my students just-right, high-interest books to fill their book bins!

  • $715 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a very special K-5 school located in Silicon Valley. Our students are motivated learners and enjoy stretching their thinking in all areas. Our teachers work hard to help every student reach their full learning potential. Students, staff, and families work together as a community to provide a caring and safe environment for this learning to flourish. As a result, we are one of the top-performing schools in the state!

The fifth graders in room 14 are an extra-special group who are continuing to become more independent and responsible in their own learning as they prepare to move to middle school next year.

One of the most important goals for the year is for students to be eager, thoughtful, curious readers!

My Project

When you walk into our classroom, the first thing you'll see is our library and that's because books are one of the most important parts of our room. Every day in reading workshop students grab their book bins and head to their reading spot and focus in on reading time. These book bins hold the treasures (books!) that they've picked out to read. I've asked each student to have 3-4 just-right books in their bin and they'll probably be ready to change these out every two weeks. That's a lot of books!

The donations to this project will ensure that students have high-interest books to replenish their book bins at all times!

I'm excited to continue reading workshop because it helps build lifelong readers!

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
10 Prize-Winning TOON Graphics for Middle Grade • AKJ Education $129.82 1 $129.82
New & Acclaimed Graphic Novels • AKJ Education $91.97 1 $91.97
Grade 5 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set (12 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $82.91 1 $82.91
The Spiderwick Chronicles • AKJ Education $31.99 1 $31.99
Series Sampler - Time Warp Trio (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.41 1 $22.41
The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids: The Secrets Behind What You Eat • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Wishtree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
the princess saves herself in this one • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Inkdeath • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Kids On Strike! • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
New Kid • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
The Pirate Pig • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Cuba 15 • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Tangerine • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Homework Machine • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Curtain Went Up, My Pants Fell Down #11 • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Riding Freedom • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Genius Files #2: Never Say Genius • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Flashback Four #1: The Lincoln Project • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Pippi Longstocking (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Island I: Shipwreck • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Island III: Escape • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Orphan Island • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Roberto & Me • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
T.J.'s Secret Pitch • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Night I Flunked My Field Trip #5 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Day of the Iguana #3 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

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