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

Books! We need Books!

My students need 5 wonderful book sets to read!

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are learning to love to read. However, I do not have enough books to keep them reading.

I teach third grade at a remarkable school full of happy students.

My students come from high poverty situations. I have several students who are learning to speak English and/or have special needs. They all want to read but I don't have enough books!

My Project

My students will be able to read books by famous authors. They will read books by Arnold Lobel, Robert Munsch, Ann Cameron, Eve Bunting, and Patricia Polacco. These wonderful books will provide my students with countless opportunities to enjoy literature in the classroom and at home. I have requested books that I know my students will love and want to read every single one. The more books they read, the more they will want to read. I know that the only way they will succeed in life is if they learn to love reading. Help them love reading!

Your help will impact the learning and success of twenty-eight wonderfully eager students this year, and countless more in the years to come.

Please choose my project and, together, we can help my students be strong readers.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Arnold Lobel • AKJ Books $28.79 1 $28.79
Robert Munsch • AKJ Books $16.19 1 $16.19
Ann Cameron • AKJ Books $22.16 1 $22.16
Eve Bunting • AKJ Books $19.89 1 $19.89
Patricia Polacco • AKJ Books $22.91 1 $22.91

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