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Mrs. Camire from Greenville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Characters Like Me!

Help me give my students some chapter books they'll love with multicultural characters.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the sweetest, most respectful southern kids. Many of them are quiet and shy in a whole class setting, but when you get them in a small group or one on one, their personalities begin to shine!

5th-grade students at our school are excited to learn and have a great sense of humor.

Since we are a low-income Title I school, these kids do not often have the materials they need to be successful. I believe these students deserve a helping hand to make their year a successful one.

My Project

The vast majority of my students come from African American and Hispanic backgrounds. Unfortunately my classroom library does not match the makeup of my students. Many of my students are reluctant readers, reading below grade level. My goal is to provide books that they would want to pick up and enjoy, thereby expanding their reading level. Having chapter books with diverse characters will inspire and motivate my students to read more. I want them to see themselves and their friends in the books they read so that they are able to make more connections. Please help me to spread the joy of reading!

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Mrs. Camire
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Starring Grace • AKJ Education $6.29 4 $25.16
Nikki and Deja • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #1: Home Court • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Felita • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
The Skirt • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
The Stories Julian Tells • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Lost in the Tunnel of Time • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48

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