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Ms. Dalton from Carmel ME is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Reading Books for Students

Help me give my students books for improving student progress in guided reading.

  • $408 goal

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My Students

I teach 3rd grade in a rural area in Maine. My students come from a small school of 200 students. We have a variety of backgrounds. My hardworking students challenge themselves every day to be the best learners they can be. My students love learning, and love to be fully immersed in what they are learning!

With the help of your donation, I can give them the supplies they need to be successful!

Thank you so much for considering donating to our project!

My Project

For this project, I am looking to get new, diverse books to help my students during guided reading. I am looking for a range of books at different reading levels to support my students reading growth throughout the school year.

These books will be used to help fill the gaps caused by Covid-19 learning.

Some of the books I am looking for are diverse biographies to teach students about famous people in history, as well as other picture books to support reading lessons.

I am also looking for other resources to support guided reading, like bags to hold books, as well as binders to support instruction.

Ms. Dalton
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Raft • Amazon Business $7.39 5 $36.95
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs • Amazon Business $5.00 4 $20.00
National Geographic Readers: George Washington (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
National Geographic Readers: Buzz Aldrin (L3) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
National Geographic Readers: What Is an Archaeologist? (L3) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Amazing Animal Journeys • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Frog and Toad: A Complete Reading Collection: Frog and Toad Are Friends, Frog and Toad Together, Days with Frog and Toad, Frog and Toad All Year (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Case of the Missing Eyebrow (Inspector Brunswick) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
National Geographic Readers: Ellis Island • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
National Geographic Readers: Walt Disney (L3) (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
The Cardboard Kingdom #2: Roar of the Beast • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
A Letter From Your Teacher: On the First Day of School • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
The Deductive Detective (Arbordale Collection) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
AVERY 1" Economy View 3 Ring Binder, Round Ring, Holds 8.5" x 11" Paper, 4 Black Binders (19203) • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Ziploc Storage Bags with New Grip 'n Seal Technology, For Food, Sandwich, Organization and More, Quart, 80 Count • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84
Difficult Riddles For Smart Kids: 300 Difficult Riddles And Brain Teasers Families Will Love • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Clara Barton? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.87 1 $3.87

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