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Ms. Clark from Fayetteville NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brooke's Students Need the Best Books!

My students need a diverse set of books to add to our classroom library. Many of these books will be used as read-alouds in order to discuss important topics, historical events, kindness, diversity, etc.

  • $595 goal

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My Students

Do you remember getting excited about picking out a book from the school library as a child? Do you remember how excited you were to read the next book in a thrilling series? The students in my class feel this excitement each time they look through our classroom library and find the next book they get to read and enjoy.

My students are avid readers and enthusiastic learners.

They are inquisitive, compassionate, and creative. Each child in my class is unique and requires an individualized approach to learning, along with a different set of books that will reach and inspire them on a personal level. In addition, many of the students within my school are English language learners, which means books are increasingly important to my students and are truly valued. I am so grateful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

These books will spark a love of reading and learning within the students in my classroom. My classroom library is the most popular place in our room and our daily read-aloud and independent reading time is a treasure to each and every student in my room. The students cannot wait for the time to come where they all gather on the carpet to listen to a story read-aloud by their teacher. We take the time to discuss the message and lessons that can be taken away from each book we read. Students are then able to relax and read a book of their choosing. As third graders, they are making the transition from learning to read to reading to learn. What a vital stage in their educational journey! It is so important that I continue to foster a love of learning in my students, not only so they love to read, but to set them up for success all year long and in their future. Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care. All of these books have been chosen with my students and their goals in mind!

With these new books, my students will learn valuable lessons and continue their love of reading!

They will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading.

Ms. Clark
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
Junkyard Wonders • Amazon Business $14.46 1 $14.46
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
How to Catch Santa • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (Our Universe) • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
Awesome Is Everywhere • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
The Very Very Very Long Dog • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
How to Raise a Mom • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
How This Book Was Made • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Nerdy Birdy Tweets • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
A Letter to My Teacher • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
Bizzy Mizz Lizzie • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Nerdy Birdy • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Pig the Elf (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Little Red Riding Sheep • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Vulture Verses: Love Poems for the Unloved • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
My New Teacher and Me! • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Thank You, Mr. Panda • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Stargirl (Stargirl Series) • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Tacky the Penguin • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Mr. Lincoln's Way • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
There's a Frog in My Throat!: 440 Animal Sayings A Little Bird Told Me • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Seriously, Snow White Was SO Forgetful!: The Story of Snow White as Told by the Dwarves (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! • Amazon Business $6.46 1 $6.46
My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Last Man Out • Amazon Business $6.18 1 $6.18
The Graves Family • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Squirrel's New Year's Resolution • Amazon Business $5.57 1 $5.57
Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks!: The Story of the Three Bears as Told by Baby Bear (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
No Lie, Pigs (and Their Houses) Can Fly!: The Story of the Three Little Pigs as Told by the Wolf (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
Wayside School Is Falling Down • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
What Is the Super Bowl? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
The Great Thanksgiving Escape • Amazon Business $4.53 1 $4.53
Fake Out!: Animals That Play Tricks (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

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