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Ms. Terstriep from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library

The cost of Newbery Award winning and Caldecott Honor Book Bundles as well as other reading leavel appropriate books for a classroom library is $643, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $643 goal

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Last year, my second year as a teacher, I had the unfortunate experience of requiring back surgery in October. During my two month medical leave, my classroom library virtually disappeared. When I returned, only about 40 of my 200 books remained! Since that time, I have written grants and scoured garage and warehouse sales trying to restock my bookshelves. I spend hours every weekend at the public library checking out books for my students. However, my resources can only go so far and our library is still a bit dismal. My students work diligently every day to become better readers and writers but they need to be immersed in text to meet the goals set for them this year. I currently have twenty students at various reading levels. I want my students to succeed and to do so we need assistance in replenishing the books in our classroom library.

Ms. Terstriep
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Caldecott Medal Books: Book Bundle for Grades K-3 (15 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $92.20 1 $92.20
Caldecott Honor Books: Book Bundle for Grades K-3 (16 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $86.97 1 $86.97
Friendship: Book Bundle for Grades 1-3 (15 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $63.34 1 $63.34
Newbery: Book Bundle for Grades 3-5 (12 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $60.08 1 $60.08
Community: Book Bundle for Grades K-3 (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $44.35 1 $44.35
Grade 3 Book Bundle B (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $39.17 1 $39.17
Grade 3 Book Bundle A (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $37.86 1 $37.86
American History: Book Bundle for Grades 2-4 (8 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $34.38 1 $34.38

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