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Mrs. Wilson from Alamo CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse and Exciting Books for Curious 5th Graders

Help me give my students a diverse classroom library that will keep them reading and thinking all year long!

  • 8 donors
  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am very excited to have a great group of 5th graders at. My students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and all are eager to learn and are voracious readers. Throughout the year, we will be working on becoming more thoughtful readers and writers.

We need a classroom library that will help keep them interested in reading, while offering a wide variety of relatable topics and levels for them to choose from.

My Project

When I took over my current classroom, I found that the classroom library was severely outdated and many of the books were in complete disrepair. My students love to read, but there were almost no new and exciting options available for them on the shelves. Our goal this year is to become better and more thoughtful readers and writers, and we cannot do that without a wide variety of diverse and exciting books to read.

A well-stocked classroom library, with a variety of books on diverse topics and with diverse characters, will help keep my students interested in reading, improve their reading comprehension, and expand their worldview.

My students enjoy reading. Please help me provide them with the necessary resources to keep them engaged, and improve and expand their skills.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mysterious Benedict Society Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $37.97 1 $37.97
The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set • Amazon Business $32.25 1 $32.25
Emmie & Friends 4-Book Box Set: Invisible Emmie, Positively Izzy, Just Jaime, Becoming Brianna • Amazon Business $29.56 1 $29.56
Middle School Mayhem: Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $29.48 1 $29.48
The Hunger Games Trilogy: The Hunger Games / Catching Fire / Mockingjay • Amazon Business $29.18 1 $29.18
Keeper of the Lost Cities Collection Books 1-5: Keeper of the Lost Cities; Exile; Everblaze; Neverseen; Lodestar • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
The Seeds of America Trilogy: Chains; Forge; Ashes • Amazon Business $19.89 1 $19.89
Smile, Sisters, and Guts: The Box Set • Amazon Business $18.53 1 $18.53
Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
The Thief of Always • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Green Ember (The Green Ember Series: Book 1) • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
Debian Perl: Digital Detective Book One • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Words on Fire • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Get Me Out Of Here (Middle School) • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
When Stars Are Scattered • Amazon Business $10.84 1 $10.84
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Not So Normal Norbert • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life (Middle School, 1) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
The Candymakers • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Forgotten Girl • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Girl with the Silver Eyes • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause (Max Einstein, 2) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment (Max Einstein, 1) • Amazon Business $7.23 1 $7.23
Best Nerds Forever • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Bridge to Terabithia • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Best Nerds Forever • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
Operation Frog Effect • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69

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