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Mrs. Elkins from Kingwood TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Channeling My Inner-Oprah: Everyone Gets a Book!

Help me give my students all the books on the 2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet list!

  • $326 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are extraordinary! They have a hunger to learn, and with the right tools, nothing can stop them!

These kids are genuine, curious, and deserving!

I try to bring new experiences to them through things we do in class. I am always looking for new ideas for us!

I hope that this year we will spend reading and writing together will leave students with a new way to express themselves and a passion for stories that will stay with them for a lifetime.

My Project

Having easy access to the 20 titles from the Texas Bluebonnet list will make it possible to provide wonderful literature and non-fiction to more than 40 5th grade students! Our entire school shares one copy of each title, so it can be very difficult for students to check out any of those books. When students are able to read these amazing books, they become lifelong, avid readers. To be able to put these books in my students' hands is a gift. Students can practice reading skills we have already learned and those that we have yet to cover. Doing that with an exciting, well-written book is so important!

Mrs. Elkins
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Gedrick and Me • Amazon Business $16.22 1 $16.22
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
El Chupacabras • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really!) • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Harbor Me • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Magic Misfits • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Wishtree • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Saving Winslow • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Shadow Weaver • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Watchdog • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Captain Superlative • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America: A TOON Graphic • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School: Book 1 • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
The Cardboard Kingdom • Amazon Business $7.14 1 $7.14

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