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Mrs. Mariner
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Donate Books for a 3rd Grade Classroom Library - New Teacher

My students need 38 books for our 3rd grade classroom library. These books show positive multicultural characters that reflect the diversity of students in my classroom.

My Students

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. - Malala Yousafzai I hope to see this change in the lives of my students by encouraging a love of learning!

I am a new teacher in a school in which many of my students come from families that are struggling to provide their children with the basic necessities of life.

My goal is to provide my students with a rich classroom library that reflects their diverse cultures with positive characters and stories.

My Project

With the use of our classroom library, I hope to encourage my young scholars to love learning and reading. I have carefully selected books that provide positive role models to my students. And through these stories, my students will grow both academically and personally. My wish is that they see themselves reflected in the lives and stories of the characters and can relate their own personal experiences to the text and illustrations in the books.

As an avid reader myself, I have learned that we can go anywhere and do anything with the proper motivation and encouragement.

Thank you for helping to provide that motivation, encouragement, and hope to our youngest generation of learners!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rosa • Amazon $15.38 1 $15.38
H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination • Amazon $14.50 1 $14.50
Hope's Gift • Amazon $12.75 1 $12.75
Ellen's Broom (Coretta Scott King Honor - Illustrator Honor Title) • Amazon $12.75 1 $12.75
Wonder • Amazon $9.51 1 $9.51
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) • Amazon $6.59 1 $6.59
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon $6.56 1 $6.56
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
A Dog Called Homeless • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwell's Class Adventures) • Amazon $6.26 1 $6.26
STAT #3: Slam Dunk: Standing Tall and Talented • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equiano • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
Keena Ford and the Field Trip Mix-Up • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
Keena Ford and the Secret Journal Mix-Up • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
STAT #5: Most Valuable (Stat: Standing Tall and Talented) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
STAT #4: Schooled (Stat: Standing Tall and Talented) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #2: Double Team • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon $5.05 1 $5.05
STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #1: Home Court • Amazon $4.89 1 $4.89
Those Shoes • Amazon $4.76 1 $4.76
The Buried Bones Mystery (Clubhouse Mysteries) • Amazon $4.60 1 $4.60
Stories Huey Tells (Stepping Stone, paper) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Julian's Glorious Summer (A Stepping Stone Book) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
The Stories Julian Tells (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Nikki and Deja • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Miami Jackson Makes the Play (A Stepping Stone Book) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Miami Gets It Straight (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Miami Jackson Sees It Through (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Ruby and the Booker Boys #2: Trivia Queen, 3rd Grade Supreme • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Ruby and the Booker Boys #1: Brand New School, Brave New Ruby • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Gloria Rising (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Gloria's Way (Puffin Chapters) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Julian, Dream Doctor (Stepping Stone, paper) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
More Stories Julian Tells (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Julian, Secret Agent (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
The Name Jar • Amazon $3.94 1 $3.94
The Chocolate Touch • Amazon $3.84 1 $3.84

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This project will reach 25 students.

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