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

Bringing Literacy to Students

Help me give my students the gift of literacy. While they are able to visit the school library once a week, it is nice for students to have access to books in the classroom, too.

  • $186 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are special because many of them have a unique and unfortunate home life. My school serves as a safe and structured environment for these kids. This includes keeping the classroom clean and safe. The students come from a very low income community, so not many supplies are available to us. While they have "the basics" in their classroom, many of my students do not have the resources to be able to use fun and exciting tools that enhance their learning in the classroom.

My Project

These materials will have a lasting impact on my students because they will be using these materials on a daily basis. While they go to the library once a week, students often finish their books before it is time to return, leaving them with a small pool of books to choose from until we visit the library next. Adding to their nonfiction library will allow them to build their imagination and have access to books they otherwise may never get to read. This list of books is the most requested from actual students in my class, so I can assure you they will thoroughly enjoy each and every one!

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Nate: In the Zone • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood, Revised and Expanded Edition (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
Big Nate Goes Bananas! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Big Nate: Silent But Deadly • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream Puffs • Amazon Business $7.20 1 $7.20
Diary of a Minecraft Enderman: Endermen Rule! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Big Nate: A Good Old-Fashioned Wedgie • Amazon Business $6.90 1 $6.90
Who's in Love with Arthur?: An Arthur Chapter Book (Marc Brown Arthur Chapter Books) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Diary of a Minecraft Creeper Book 1 - Creeper Life • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Arthur and the Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club: An Arthur Chapter Book (Marc Brown Arthur Chapter Books) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
King Arthur ( A Marc Brown Arthur Chapter Book 13) • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Diary of a Minecraft Creeper Book 2: Silent But Deadly (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $5.92 1 $5.92
Arthur Rocks with BINKY (A Mark Brown Arthur Chapter Book 11 ) • Amazon Business $5.32 1 $5.32
Arthur and the Poetry Contest: An Arthur Chapter Book (Arthur Chapter Book Series) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Arthur and the Crunch Cereal Contest: An Arthur Chapter Book (Marc Brown Arthur Chapter Books) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Arthur and the Mystery of the Stolen Bike (Marc Brown Arthur Chapter Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Arthur Locked in the Library!: An Arthur Chapter Book (Arthur Chapter Books) • Amazon Business $3.02 1 $3.02

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