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Ms. Cuccurullo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating A Love Of Reading!

My students need books that they are interested in to develop the love of reading and the skills they need to feel confident as readers on all levels.

  • $752 goal

This project expired on June 15, 2018.

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My Students

I have a wonderful fourth grade class of kind and caring students. Many of my students are struggling readers and some are English language learners. Many are below grade level in their reading levels and need books that best fit them. My goal as a teacher is to get all my students to love reading no matter what level they read on.

My students are working on building reading skills that will allow them to enjoy a lifetime love of reading.

My hope is to provide students with books that interest them for independent reads as well as interesting read aloud books to help them develop the skills they need to be successful readers.

My Project

The books I am asking for will help my students develop a love for reading. I read aloud to my students everyday; having these new books will help keep our love of reading growing. These books will also support my English as a New Language learners by supplying visuals to help them gain a stronger understanding.

These read aloud stories will help students develop the skills they need to grow as readers.

The book sets I am asking for will foster the development of my students' reading comprehension skills by allowing them to engage with stories and ideas that interest them. My students are kind and loving; they will be so excited to be able to find books they enjoy

Ms. Cuccurullo
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $52.16 1 $52.16
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $29.20 1 $29.20
The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough • Amazon Business $24.26 1 $24.26
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $21.21 1 $21.21
Blade of the Sea: The Complete Series: Books 1-4 (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $19.33 1 $19.33
Be Kind • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Walker Wildcats Year 1 (The Extraordinarily Ordinary Life of Cassandra Jones) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog • Amazon Business $14.72 1 $14.72
The Other Side • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94
Pecan Pie Baby • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Through My Eyes • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
The World Is Awake: A celebration of everyday blessings • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Life • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
One Green Apple • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Love • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
Fiona's Lace • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
Moo: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Why Does It Happen: Tornadoes, Hurricanes and Typhoons • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
You, Me and Empathy: Teaching children about empathy, feelings, kindness, compassion, tolerance and recognising bullying behaviours • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Extreme Weather (Tornadoes To Hurricanes) • Amazon Business $8.78 1 $8.78
Thank You, Mr. Falker • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
The Butterfly • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fly Away Home • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Hurricanes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Tornadoes and Hurricanes! (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Weather • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Volcanoes • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Heartbeat • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28
Mr. Putter & Tabby See the Stars • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mr. Putter & Tabby Drop the Ball • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Hate That Cat: A Novel • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mr. Putter & Tabby Dance the Dance • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mr. Putter & Tabby Hit the Slope • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Stubby the Dog Soldier: World War I Hero (Animal Heroes) • Amazon Business $5.12 1 $5.12
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Poppleton: Poppleton Everyday • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
2: Poppleton: Poppleton and Friends • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Splat the Cat and the Big Secret • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton in Spring • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Splat the Cat: The Big Helper • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Poppleton • Amazon Business $3.14 1 $3.14
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton In Winter • Amazon Business $2.98 1 $2.98
Splat the Cat and the Late Library Book • Amazon Business $2.49 1 $2.49

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