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Mrs. Setterlund from Worcester MA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Can I Get a Myth, A Fable, and Biographies Please

My students need myths, fables, folk tales, biographies and autobiographies please.

  • $723 goal

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My Students

Words cannot describe how excited I am to have my first classroom! Due to the fact this is my first year teaching, I am trying to grow and expand my resources! In addition, our students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds with 100% of students receiving free breakfast and lunch.

My school is also one of the most ethnically diverse schools in the city, where students speak a multitude of languages.

As diverse as our students are economically and culturally, they are diverse in their academics. Every day, I make sure to welcome my students with a smile on my face and, in return, they exchange a smile back, ready to learn and succeed. Despite many hardships my students may face, they are eager and put in their best effort. They know that our classroom is never about a perfect outcome; it is instead about the risks and effort put forth. My students certainly deserve a successful and engaging classroom, where they can become life long learners.

My Project

I am looking for additional texts within our classroom. I am hoping to receive a bit of a variety when it comes to the diverse genres mybstudenrs need to be exposed to. I am hoping to receive folk tales, fables, and myths to read aloud to my student and then add it to our library collection so they can continue reading such wonderful genres. Also, we are hoping for biographies and autobiographies to add to our class too. Having the diverse texts will help students determine the difference between an autobiography (written directly from the source) and a biography (a different person writes about a specific individual). These books will in addition allow a great added value to our library and read aloud a as well. Thank you so much in advance.

Mrs. Setterlund
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Growth Mindset Read Alouds (6 Books) • AKJ Education $77.69 1 $77.69
Historical Biographies (14 Books) • AKJ Education $62.75 1 $62.75
Growth Mindset - Exemplary Biographies (6 Books) • AKJ Education $46.00 1 $46.00
African American Biographies (7 Books) • AKJ Education $38.94 1 $38.94
Eric Carle's Dragons, Dragons • AKJ Education $20.69 1 $20.69
I Am Malala The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • AKJ Education $18.98 1 $18.98
D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
American Tall Tales • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Math Fables Lessons That Count • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Your Fantastic, Elastic Brain • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The Lion & the Mouse • AKJ Education $13.14 1 $13.14
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters An African Tale • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Dreams from My Father A Story of Race and Inheritance • AKJ Education $12.41 1 $12.41
Echo Echo Reverso Poems About Greek Myths • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Hansel and Gretel (Standard Edition) • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Lincoln: A Photobiography • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Hard as Nails in Myths and Legends • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Night • AKJ Education $6.65 1 $6.65
Cendrillon A Caribbean Cinderella • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Elizabeth Leads the Way Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Perseus The Hunt for Medusa's Head : A Greek Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Hercules The Twelve Labors: A Greek Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Thor & Loki In the Land of Giants: A Norse Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
The Rough-Face Girl • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Stone Soup An Old Tale • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ant and the Big Bad Bully Goat • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tikki Tikki Tembo • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Cinderella • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Rapunzel • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Homesick (Puffin Modern Classics) My Own Story • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Cloud Book • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Diary of a Young Girl • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Fables • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Rosa Parks My Story • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
American Tall Tales • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Three Little Pigs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Red Riding Hood • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Seriously, Cinderella Is So Annoying! The Story of Cinderella As Told by The Wicked Stepmother • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten! The Story of Little Red Riding Hood As Told by The Wolf • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks! The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk As Told by the Giant • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Cinder-Elly • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is J.K. Rowling? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Greek Myths • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Favorite Greek Myths • AKJ Education $2.19 1 $2.19
Mia Hamm • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85

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