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Mrs. Lezama from South Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Love for Reading

My students need Award winning books, inviting seating, book bins, and pocket charts to create a welcoming and accessible classroom library.

  • $351 goal

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My Students

I work for a close knit community that is located in the heart of South Houston. South Houston Elementary is a safe and loving environment that welcomes and accommodates a diverse group of students. My students are energetic, inquisitive and ready to learn. As they walk in my classroom my students let their personalities shine. Regardless of their diversities they are loving and accepting of all cultures. Although, my students have different needs they see each other as a family and they work together so that all members of the family succeed.

My Project

As a first year teacher, I came into a wonderful and inviting school that has gracefully donated used books to my growing library for which I am thankful for. However, my classroom library lacks award winning books that my students can identify with. Additionally, I would like my students to feel comfortable as they are exposed to great books.

My goal is to provide an environment were my students can leave behind the stress that Hurricane Harvey left them with.

Many of my students lost their homes during the storm and are still facing the aftermath of it. I want to provide a safe classroom library were they can find a sense of normality as they continue to become life long readers.

Mrs. Lezama
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Fur Rugs Fluffy Rugs Anti-Skid Shaggy Area Rug Dining Room Home Bedroom Carpet Floor Mat 4- Feet By 5- Feet (Grey) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Bedside Table Lamp with Bulb, Aooshine Minimalist Solid Wood Table Lamp Bedside Desk Lamp Square Fabric Shade Nightstand Lamp for Bedroom, Kids Room, Office, Dresser, Bookcase (Bulb Included) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Sterilite 16249006 Medium Ultra Basket, Black Basket w/ Titanium Inserts, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Deluxe Scheduling: Black Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $18.68 1 $18.68
2-Pack Premium Wall Storage Pocket Charts / Organizers (Black) - The Perfect Pocket Chart for Classroom, School, Office or Home Use • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 13-16: Vacation Under the Volcano, Day of the Dragon King, Viking Ships at Sunrise, and Hour of the Olympics • Amazon Business $16.27 1 $16.27
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
The House on Mango Street • Amazon Business $8.75 1 $8.75
Breaking Stalin's Nose • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Command Wire Hooks Value Pack, Small, White, 9-Hooks (17067-9ES) • Amazon Business $6.20 1 $6.20
Holes • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Maniac Magee • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
One Crazy Summer • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Esperanza Rising (McDougal Littell Library) • Amazon Business $5.19 1 $5.19

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