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Mrs. Middleton
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Creating Crafty Writers II

The cost of 46 different titles, including The Giving Tree, The Sunsets of Miss Olivia Wiggins, and Insectlopedia, is $515, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

Burton-Pack Elementary is a Title I school serving 525 students grades CD-5. There are a number of students identified as gifted and talented who will be involved in researched-based activities in readers and writers workshops. These students will be groomed as writers who see themselves as writers over the course of the school year. Since our school is Title I and lacks many of the resources needed to expose the students to the work of great writers, I am requesting materials to do author and genre studies so the students will be able to read and model after the crafts of these mentors. Authors such as Jane Yolen, Eloise Greenfield, and Laminack can help shape the writing lives of the 30 young readers I will be teaching this year. By having these books available in my classroom library, the students will not only be exposed to quality read-alouds, they can continue to peruse the books during independent reading time.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am the Dog I Am the Cat Donald Hall, Barry Moser (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Welcome to the Icehouse Jane Yolen, Laura Regan (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
America's White Table Margot Theis Theis Raven, Mike Benny (Illustrator), Chris Ellison (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.26 1 $15.26
Momma, Where Are You From Marie Bradby, Chris K. Soentpiet (Illustrator), Chris K. Soentpiet • Barnes and Noble $15.26 1 $15.26
Sacred Places Jane Yolen, David Shannon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.40 1 $14.40
The Sunsets of Miss Olivia Wiggins Lester L. Laminack, Constance R. Bergum (Illustrator), Constance Rummel Bergum (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past Jacqueline Woodson, Diane Greenseid (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.45 1 $13.45
Odd Velvet Mary E. Whitcomb, Tara Calahan King (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.45 1 $13.45
On the Day You Were Born Debra Frasier, Allyn Johnston (Editor), Debra Frasier (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.80 1 $12.80
This Place I Know: Poems of Comfort Selected by Georgia Heard, Georgia Heard (Editor), Various (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.69 1 $11.69
Nathaniel Talking Eloise Greenfield, Jan Spivey Gilchrist (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.65 1 $11.65
GIVING TREE BOOK • Nasco $11.47 1 $11.47
Creatures of Earth, Sea, and Sky: Poems Georgia Heard, Jennifer Owings Dewey (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $9.85 1 $9.85
It's Raining Laughter: Poems Nikki Grimes, Myles C. Pinkney (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $9.85 1 $9.85
Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir Eloise Greenfield, Lessie Jones Little, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator), Lessie J. Little (Illustrator), Jerrie Pinkney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.99 1 $8.99
Writing Kind of Day: Poems for Young Poets Ralph J. Fletcher, April Ward (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.96 1 $8.96
Water Music Jane Yolen, Jason Stemple (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $8.96 1 $8.96
Families of the Deep Blue Sea Kenneth Mallory, Marshall Peck (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Little Wolf's Book of Badness Ian Whybrow, Tony Ross (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Two Mrs. Gibsons Toyomi Igus, Daryl Wells (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Trevor's Wiggly-Wobbly Tooth Lester L. Laminack, Kathi Garry McCord (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Insectlopedia Douglas Florian • Barnes and Noble $6.30 1 $6.30
Squiggle Carole Lexa Schaefer, Peirr Morgan • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Nappy Hair Carolivia Herron, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Somewhere in the World Right Now Stacey Schuett, Stacey Schuett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
For the Love of the Game: Michael Jordan and Me Eloise Greenfield, Jan Spivey Gilchrist (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Meet Danitra Brown Nikki Grimes, Niki Grimes, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Welcome to the Green House Jane Yolen, Laura Regan (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Emperor and the Kite Jane Yolen, Ed Young, Ed Young (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Other Way to Listen Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator), Peter Parnell (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Pain and the Great One Judy Blume, Irene Trivas (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Brown Angels: An Album of Pictures and Verse Walter Dean Myers • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Important Book Margaret Wise Brown, Leonard Weisgard (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Fortunately Remy Charlip, Remy Charlip (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Silent Night Will Moses, Will Moses (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Yo! Yes? Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
That's Good! That's Bad! Margery Cuyler, David Catrow (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Whoever You Are Mem Fox, Leslie Staub (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.40 1 $5.40
Scarecrow Cynthia Rylant, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.40 1 $5.40
Sophie Mem Fox, Aminah B. Robinson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.40 1 $5.40
Water Dance Thomas Locker, Thomas Locker (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.40 1 $5.40
Cinder-Elly Frances Minters, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Baby Patricia MacLachlan, Wendell Minor (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Fireflies Julie Brinckloe, Julie Brinckloe (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
I Had Seen Castles Cynthia Rylant • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
The Whale (The Lighthouse Family Series) Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59

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