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Ms. Yazdani from Falls Church VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Lifelong Readers One Book at a Time

Help me give my students books they can keep at home to build their home libraries and support their literacy skills.

  • $361 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I can't say enough wonderful things about my students. They are hard-working, creative, kind, and considerate. My class loves reading, writing, math, social studies, STEM, and learning about the world around them! These kids are eager and ready to learn!

We truly have a diverse learning community within our room.

This allows us to learn from one another. We have a very strong classroom community. My students look out for and care about each other. Thank you for your consideration!

My Project

Studies show that reading skills improve when students have books to read at home, especially when they are not at school. I'm requesting books that I can give my students to build their home libraries.

I want my students to continue to build their literacy skills and love for reading, even when they are not at school.

I requested the books through an non-profit organization called First Book. First Book allows me to get current books at a discounted rate. The titles I've requested are book I know my students will love! I plan on creating a book shopping event that let students to browse these books and select which they'd like to have at home. Thank you for your consideration and help in creating lifelong readers!

Ms. Yazdani
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Geographic: The Poetry of US: More than 200 Poems that Celebrate the United States • First Book $7.35 4 $29.40
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! • First Book $7.34 4 $29.36
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World • First Book $5.60 5 $28.00
Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure • First Book $8.30 3 $24.90
Home Run, Touchdown, Basket, Goal! Sports Poems for Little Athletes • First Book $5.60 3 $16.80
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (First Book Special Edition) • First Book $3.50 4 $14.00
Good Rosie! • First Book $6.20 2 $12.40
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (First Book Special Edition) • First Book $3.50 3 $10.50
Animal Ark: Celebrating our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures • First Book $5.10 2 $10.20
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood (Jumpstart Read for the Record Edition) • First Book $5.00 2 $10.00
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings • First Book $8.10 1 $8.10
Babymouse #1: Queen of the World! • First Book $3.50 2 $7.00
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13: The Meltdown (First Book Special Edition) • First Book $3.50 2 $7.00
We're All Wonders • First Book $6.80 1 $6.80
The Happy Book • First Book $6.50 1 $6.50
Sofia Martinez: Sofia's Party Shoes • First Book $3.18 2 $6.36
Sofia Martinez: Hector's Hiccups • First Book $3.18 2 $6.36
Zoey and Sassafras #1: Dragons and Marshmallows (First Book Special Edition) • First Book $2.00 3 $6.00
Mercy Watson #4: Princess in Disguise • First Book $2.90 2 $5.80
Mercy Watson #5: Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig • First Book $2.90 2 $5.80
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday • First Book $2.85 2 $5.70
The Questioneers #1: Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters • First Book $5.00 1 $5.00
Elephant and Piggie: The Thank You Book • First Book $4.60 1 $4.60
Sofia Martinez: Lights Out • First Book $3.18 1 $3.18
Big Shark, Little Shark (Step Into Reading, Level 1) • First Book $2.35 1 $2.35

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