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Mrs. Borden from Medford NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can't Stop Reading Series Books!

My students need 105 new series books to read during independent reading time.

  • $511 goal

This project expired on June 3, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are growing as readers each day. They are quickly reading their way through our classroom library. My second graders are getting interested in following popular series and need more options.

I am fortunate to have 21 amazing second grade students.

My students are readers! They love to dive into a good book and their stamina for independent reading has increased dramatically. They frequently beg for independent reading time to last longer so they can get further into their books. As my students progress, they are getting into some higher level texts, including some very popular series books.

My Project

Expanding our chapter book library will allow my students to have more options. My students need 105 new series books to read during independent reading time. My students go "book shopping" each week and frequently look for the next book in the series they are currently reading. While we have quite a few books, many were purchased second hand from yard sales or left by the previous teacher. Series have developed further since then and my students are eagerly awaiting the next story in their favorite character's life.

Many of my students have the potential to leave second grade reading like fourth graders.

If they can fall in love with reading by really connecting to their favorite characters, they will become lifetime readers. For students that are struggling to become confident readers, a love for their first series can change everything. Please help my students to never want to put their books down!

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ricky Ricotta''s Giant Robot: An Adventure Novel, Vol. 1 Dav • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Ricky Ricottas Giant Robot vs. The Mutant Mosquitoes from Me • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Ricky Ricotta''s Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from U • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Ricky Ricotta''s Giant Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Ven • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Andrew Lost • AKJ Books $52.43 1 $52.43
Judy Moody: Twice as Moody • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
The Judy Moody Uber-Awesome Collection: Books 1-9 • AKJ Books $35.04 1 $35.04
Junie B. Jones • AKJ Books $98.35 1 $98.35
Diary of a Wimpy Kid • AKJ Books $10.32 1 $10.32
Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Ugly Truth • AKJ Books $10.18 1 $10.18
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever • AKJ Books $10.18 1 $10.18
Mallory • AKJ Books $21.72 1 $21.72
The Magic School Bus Science Chapter Books • AKJ Books $67.03 1 $67.03
Third Grade Detectives • AKJ Books $18.21 1 $18.21
Kids of the Polk Street School • AKJ Books $49.92 1 $49.92

Materials cost

$398.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.61

Total project goal

$510.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$510.72

1 Donor

-$510.72

Donations toward project cost

-$434.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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