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Mrs. A. from Fresno TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Life Long Readers

My students need a selection of books that captures their attention and love for reading.

  • $472 goal

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My Students

My student are fifth graders and are English Language learners who will be the first generation to graduate. They live in a rural community in Fresno, TX and are low income. I have students that are hardworking and enthusiastic about learning.

I do have a few that need an extra push to work hard, and someone that believes that they can be successful.

My student enjoy working in groups and collaborate effectively with their peers. Even do is a title one school my students need the best education and learning environment.

My Project

For this project we are asking for books for our classroom library and a few mentor books to get us started. Hurricane Harvey affected our school and community in our small town in Fresno, TX. Now this school year our students have started the year with excitement and high hopes of having a classroom library with a variety of books where they can choose the one that sparks there interest. This books will take the students places they haven’t been and built their vocabulary. The books will help increase this reading level and love for reading.With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $7.29 5 $36.45
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $6.56 5 $32.80
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.56 5 $32.80
Shiloh • AKJ Education $6.56 5 $32.80
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Because of Winn-dixie • AKJ Education $5.28 5 $26.40
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $5.10 5 $25.50
The Three Little Tamales • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Two Bad Ants • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Brothers In Hope The Story Of The Lost Boys Of Sudan • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The Recess Queen • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The Chocolate Touch • AKJ Education $4.79 2 $9.58
Pecos Bill A Tall Tale • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Three Little Pigs • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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