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Mr. Lex from Minneapolis MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Reading Excitement!!

Help me give my students an exciting and engaging new library! We love to read and develop our skills. These 25 graphic novels and early chapter books will be just the ticket.

  • $383 goal

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My Students

My 3rd grade students come from many different parts of the world including Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and the United States. They come with tenacity, creativity, and a wide variety of experiences and gifts. We work hard every day as scholars, artists, critical thinkers, and friends.

At our school, 96% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, and 92% of the students are students of color.

The majority of my students are learning English as a second or third language. These students have the capacity to achieve greatness.

My Project

We love books in our classroom and read for a at least a half hour every day. Without independent reading time, my students feel unfulfilled. Books transport us to new worlds and give us new dreams to chase.

"A book is a dream you hold in your hand," Neil Gaiman.

My students are absolutely in love with books, and we need to keep building our classroom library. These books will be a perfect addition. Books like Dog Man and Mercy Watson will engage my students and help them develop as readers.

"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift," Kate DiCamillo

My students love getting lost in books and need a vibrant, modern and engaging classroom library. Your support will be crucial as we continue on our way to becoming great readers and develop our love of reading. Thank you for considering our project!

"You can only become truly accomplished at something you love," Maya Angelou.

Mr. Lex
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-6 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $45.94 1 $45.94
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $28.63 1 $28.63
Zoey and Sassafras Books 1-6 Pack • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $21.75 1 $21.75
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $19.62 1 $19.62
The Babymousetastic Boxed Set! • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Science Comics: Dogs: From Predator to Protector • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Science Comics: Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Science Comics: Sharks: Nature's Perfect Hunter • Amazon Business $8.40 1 $8.40
Science Comics: Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute: Lunch Lady #1 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians: Lunch Lady #2 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Babymouse #13: Cupcake Tycoon • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit (Lunch Lady, Book 5) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes: Lunch Lady #7 • Amazon Business $6.55 1 $6.55
Babymouse #18: Happy Birthday, Babymouse • Amazon Business $6.54 1 $6.54
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta: Lunch Lady #3 • Amazon Business $6.54 1 $6.54
Science Comics: Solar System: Our Place in Space • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Lunch Lady and the Field Trip Fiasco: Lunch Lady #6 • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Babymouse #19: Bad Babysitter • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Babymouse #20: Babymouse Goes for the Gold • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Four • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Three • Amazon Business $4.32 1 $4.32
Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Two • Amazon Business $3.40 1 $3.40
Babymouse #11: Dragonslayer • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99

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