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Ms. Mendoza from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students the books they have requested to read and want to have in our classroom.

  • $230 goal

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My Students

I have the best students in the world! My school is located in a high-need community. Most of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. I have students from all different countries. My wonderful students come to school with a smile on their faces, ready to learn.

Although they struggle with extreme home situations, they often want someone to guide them into learning.

I enjoy coming to work each day and seeing their smiling faces. Some students' home lives are a bit more chaotic, which leads to a high transient rate. Almost 50% of my students have a learning disability. Despite the many obstacles that surround them, they love to learn. Quite a few of my students come from unstable homes, so the classroom needs to be the one constant in their life. They need to feel safe and provided for. They are sweet children that want to have fun and learn in a peaceful, fun classroom. I want to make that available to them!

My Project

Last year, I watched my students fall in love with reading when they were offered engaging stories that interested them. However, I found myself running around trying to find the books they wanted to read since I did not have those series in my classroom. This year I would love to surprise my students with favorite books series they love but that I don't have in our classroom library.

As a teacher, I feel it is my duty to encourage them to read.

Since they are excited and eager to read, I need to find a way to get books that they want to read in our classroom library. I am confident that if they are provided with books they want to read, they will become super readers!

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

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hilo: Out-of-This-World Boxed Set • Amazon Business $23.68 2 $47.36
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-6 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $38.96 1 $38.96
El Deafo • Amazon Business $9.42 2 $18.84
Guts • Amazon Business $7.89 2 $15.78
Positively Izzy (Emmie & Friends) • Amazon Business $6.49 2 $12.98
Invisible Emmie (Emmie & Friends) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Hilo Book 5: Then Everything Went Wrong • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29

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