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Mrs. Rineholt from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Boys Love to Read, Too!

My students need books that the boys in my class will enjoy and promote the love of reading.

  • $366 goal

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My Students

My students come to school each day ready to learn. They come from various backgrounds. One hundred percent of the students eat free breakfast and lunch each day. The economic status of the area would qualify it for the highest poverty area. More than 60% of my students are immigrants from Central America and Africa.

Each student believes they can achieve and works hard toward their own success.

This attitude makes it possible to meet our goals. While most students are below grade level, they work hard to master challenges. This project will help us meet our goals.

My Project

The boys in my class love to read, but they struggle finding a good book that represents them as boys. I want to give them more books that represent them as individuals, books that they would love! The books I have chosen are right up their alley.

Boys in my class want to see themselves represented in the books they read.

They want to read about sports, mysteries, and history. They want books where they can see themselves as main characters. This is important to help develop the love of reading in their young lives. I have some books that the boys like, but they are read so often that they are beginning to tatter. With your help I can give more choices to my class. I look forward to their smiling faces as these books are purchased and read.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 65 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
World War II: Visual Encyclopedia • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
Hardy Boys Starter Set - Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $22.68 1 $22.68
Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
The Underdogs • Amazon Business $7.97 2 $15.94
Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series) • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
The Trials of Apollo, Book 1: The Hidden Oracle • Amazon Business $12.02 1 $12.02
Laura Ingalls Is Ruining My Life • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
When Friendship Followed Me Home • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Fever Code (Maze Runner, Book Five; Prequel) (The Maze Runner Series) • Amazon Business $11.38 1 $11.38
Brainwashed: Crime Travelers Spy School Mystery & International Adventure Series Book 1 • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
My Fox Ate My Homework (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Once You Know This • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
For Boys Only: The Biggest, Baddest Book Ever • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Ban This Book: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
Feels Like Magic: A wizard school fantasy adventure book for kids and teens aged 9-15 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Skull Creek Stakeout (The Caden Chronicles) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
1: Trapped in a Video Game: Book One (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Long Shot (Comeback Kids) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Bigfoot: Mysterious Monsters • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Tales of the Greek Heroes (Puffin Classics) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Basketball's Greatest Players (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Eight Keys • Amazon Business $3.69 1 $3.69
Lawn Boy • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89

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