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Mrs. Haddock from Eustace TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Branch Out and Read!

My students need transitional chapter books to increase their stamina while reading.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a total of 17 students that I have the opportunity to impact daily. Watching children transition from hesitant to fearless readers is my passion!

My students are enthusiastic and energized second graders who come to my classroom everyday with an intense desire to learn new things!

I have found that these young minds are extremely motivated by new texts that are on their level!

In my class, I have a wide range of reading levels that I need to meet on a daily basis ranging from one or two grade levels BELOW second grade to one or two levels ABOVE second grade. Having limited books on each of these levels makes it extremely challenging to differentiate instruction and provide readers with texts that are instructional or "just right".

My Project

Branches books are a line of transitional chapter books that were created to grow readers. They are phenomenal at creating a love of chapter books in reluctant second graders.

So many times I've witnessed my students putting down a chapter book that visually grabbed their attention because they "can't read chapter books".

That couldn't be further from the truth! My students are capable, fabulous readers. They are ready to take off, but just need the right books in their hands.

These books grab their attention with the bright, engaging graphic design and characters that come to life. These also help give them the comfort of a picture book while still challenging them and growing their stamina which is required moving on from second grade.

Mrs. Haddock
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Owl Diaries, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $17.38 1 $17.38
The Notebook of Doom, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $16.34 1 $16.34
School Play: A Branches Book (Missy's Super Duper Royal Deluxe #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Field Trip: A Branches Book (Missy's Super Duper Royal Deluxe #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sweet Buttercup: A Branches Book (Silver Pony Ranch #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Monkey Me and the School Ghost: A Branches Book (Monkey Me #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Monkey Me and the New Neighbor: A Branches Book (Monkey Me #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Monkey Me and the Pet Show: A Branches Book (Monkey Me #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Lulu: My Glamorous Life (A Branches Book: Lotus Lane #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Boris Sees the Light: A Branches Book (Boris #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Wildwood Bakery: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #7) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Rumble of the Coaster Ghost: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #9) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Boris Gets a Lizard: A Branches Book (Boris #2) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Class Pets: A Branches Book (Missy's Super Duper Royal Deluxe #2) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Recess Is a Jungle!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #3) • Amazon Business $4.73 1 $4.73
Sparkling Jewel: A Branches Book (Silver Pony Ranch #1) • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
Snap of the Super-Goop: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #10) (Notebook of Doom, The) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Boris on the Move: A Branches Book (Boris #1) • Amazon Business $4.27 1 $4.27
Boris for the Win: A Branches Book (Boris #3) • Amazon Business $4.24 1 $4.24
Pop of the Bumpy Mummy: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #6) • Amazon Business $4.24 1 $4.24
Sam Battles the Machine!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #6) • Amazon Business $4.07 1 $4.07
Classes Are Canceled!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #7) • Amazon Business $4.05 1 $4.05
Secret of the Water Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Song of the Poison Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #5) • Amazon Business $3.94 1 $3.94
Baxter is Missing: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #6) • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93
Rise of the Earth Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #1) • Amazon Business $3.90 1 $3.90
The Birdy Snatchers (Kung Pow Chicken #3) • Amazon Business $3.83 1 $3.83
Kiki: My Stylish Life (A Branches Book: Lotus Lane #1) • Amazon Business $3.82 1 $3.82
Power of the Fire Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #4) • Amazon Business $3.78 1 $3.78
Heroes on the Side (Kung Pow Chicken #4) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Flurry of the Snombies: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #7) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Coco: My Delicious Life (A Branches Book: Lotus Lane #2) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
Saving the Sun Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #2) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
School Freezes Over!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #5) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
Monkey Me and the Golden Monkey: A Branches Book (Monkey Me #1) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
Picture Day: A Branches Book (Missy's Super Duper Royal Deluxe #1) • Amazon Business $3.42 1 $3.42
The Science Fair is Freaky! A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #4) • Amazon Business $3.26 1 $3.26
Mika: My New Life (A Branches Book: Lotus Lane #4) • Amazon Business $3.14 1 $3.14

Materials cost

$196.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.53

Total project goal

$270.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.18

4 Donors

-$270.18

Donations toward project cost

-$229.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.53

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$0.00

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