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Mrs. Paquette from Gibsonton FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Life Long Readers

My students need a variety of chapter books to increase their reading at school and at home. It is my hope that these new books will help hook them as readers and create life long readers!

  • $629 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students at my school are smart, determined, and successful. I am a 3rd Grade ELA teacher in a title 1 school, and books are so important to my students and are truly valued. My classroom library is an essential resource for my students. Many of my students do not have access to books at home and rely on my classroom library to check out high-quality books. Students inquire when the newest books by their favorite authors will be added to the library and if they can be first to check out these books. They are also always asking me to buy new books they are interested in. There is an excitement for reading in our classroom!

My Project

These books will continue to help students enjoy reading and given them a variety of texts to chose from. We spend a lot of our time in our classroom library, reading, responding and talking about books. Having a wider selection of books will help with this experience and will help build life long readers.

My students love books in a series, like Dog Man and Captain Underpants and get hooked on them.

Being able to have the entire set will fill them with so much happiness!

These books will continue to enhance the print-rich environment that I try to create. All of these books have been chosen with my kids in mind. These books will allow them 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 at school and at home as well.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dork Diaries By Rachel Renee Russell 12 Books Collection Set (Puppy Love, Holiday Heartbreak, TV Star, Pop Star, OMG, Skating Sensation, Party Time) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
The Last Kids on Earth: The Monster Box • Amazon Business $41.97 1 $41.97
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Girl Running • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
Thomas Edison for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Narwhal's Otter Friend (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #4) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Peanut Butter and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #3) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Hamster Princess: Ratpunzel • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Hamster Princess: Whiskerella • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
Hamster Princess: Giant Trouble • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Hamster Princess: Of Mice and Magic • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #2) • Amazon Business $6.84 1 $6.84
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #1) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
What Was the Holocaust? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was the Holocaust? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was the Great Depression? • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88
Where Is the Amazon? • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Where Is the Amazon? • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.60 1 $5.60
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.60 1 $5.60
Who Was Thomas Jefferson? • Amazon Business $5.60 1 $5.60
Where Is the Bermuda Triangle? • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
Where Is the Bermuda Triangle? • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
Who Was King Tut? • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14
What Was the Underground Railroad? • Amazon Business $5.13 1 $5.13
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
What Was Pompeii? • Amazon Business $4.83 1 $4.83
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Is the Statue of Liberty? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Is the Constitution? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Is the Statue of Liberty? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Was Pearl Harbor? • Amazon Business $4.60 1 $4.60
What Was Pearl Harbor? • Amazon Business $4.60 1 $4.60
What Is the Declaration of Independence? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.60 1 $4.60
What Is the Declaration of Independence? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.60 1 $4.60
What Were the Twin Towers? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
What Was D-Day? • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
National Geographic Readers: Robots • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14) • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
Where Is the Colosseum? • Amazon Business $4.01 1 $4.01
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74

Materials cost

$497.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$534.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.33

Total project goal

$628.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$628.86

4 Donors

-$306.29

Donations toward project cost

-$260.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.94

match offer

-$322.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$274.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.38

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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