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Mrs. Hampe from Bloomington MN is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Class Library for Little Learners in Special Ed Room

Help me give my students a classroom library filled with leveled readers, high-interest books like National Geographic's Little Kids' First Big Book of Why, kids' favorites like the Fly Guy sampler, and beautifully illustrated classics like Journey.

  • $455 goal

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My Students

I teach in a special education program for kindergarten, first and second graders with emotional behavioral disorders (EBD). My students spend the majority of their day in my classroom. Many of my students have been diagnosed with significant mental health disorders like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, depression, and anxiety.

My students' history of trauma and neglect means they have not had opportunities to explore, develop curiosity, and experience art, music, nature, and language.

Despite that, my students are full of resilience, joy and wonder, and when they are engaged in learning, they are capable of great academic success.

My Project

My students need both high interest books, like DK: Dinosaurs, National Geographic Little Kids' First Book of Why, as well as easy-to-read and leveled readers for independent reading time. Lakeshore's sturdy book bins will help make books more accessible to my special education students.

In my classroom, my students are working hard on reading skills, and a variety of engaging books is so important to helping my students build a love of literacy.

Books about dinosaurs, Legos, history and nature will appeal to the specific interests of my students. Childhood favorites, like the Elephant and Piggie series, Little Critter books and Pete the Cat will also help students build a love for reading.

Mrs. Hampe
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA758X - Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 1 $28.99
Series Sampler - Fly Guy (5 Books) • AKJ Education $23.91 1 $23.91
Pete the Cat's Super Cool Reading Collection (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
The Great Big Book of Families • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The New Children's Encyclopedia: With More Than 4,000 Indexed Entries and 2,500 Full-Color Illustrations • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the World • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Journey (Aaron Becker's Wordless Trilogy) • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
A Life Like Mine: How Children Live Around the World • Amazon Business $12.05 1 $12.05
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Little Critter: Bedtime Storybook Boxed Set: 5 Favorite Critter Tales! • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
DK First Atlas (DK First Reference Series) • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
DK Eyewitness Books: Dinosaur • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (I Can Read It All by Myself) • Amazon Business $9.15 1 $9.15
National Geographic Kids Everything Weather: Facts, Photos, and Fun that Will Blow You Away • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
Hop on Pop (I Can Read It All By Myself) • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
They All Saw a Cat • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
It's Okay To Be Different (Todd Parr Classics) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Time Flies • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Extinct Alphabet Book (Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Construction Alphabet Book (Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Planet Earth/Inside Out • Amazon Business $7.91 1 $7.91
Freight Train • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Flying • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (A Five Little Monkeys Story) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Rocks, Fossils & Arrowheads (Take Along Guides) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Fly Guy and the Alienzz (Fly Guy #18) • Amazon Business $5.74 1 $5.74
Smart Kids: Space: For Kids Who Really Love Space! • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Alligators and Crocodiles • Amazon Business $4.76 1 $4.76
National Geographic Readers: Titanic • Amazon Business $4.17 1 $4.17
Fly Guy Presents: Firefighters (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Spy vs. Spy (LEGO Ninjago: Reader #13) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Komodo Dragon vs. King Cobra (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Motorcycles! (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Fly Guy Presents: Police Officers (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Return of the Djinn (LEGO Ninjago: Reader) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Tarantula vs. Scorpion (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Have You Seen My Cat? (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Rescue Mission (LEGO Ninjago: Reader) • Amazon Business $3.78 1 $3.78
National Geographic Readers: Lizards • Amazon Business $3.26 1 $3.26
Who Would Win? Lion vs. Tiger • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

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