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Mrs. Delgado from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Books to Kick Start the School Year

My students need books and a beanbag chair to refresh our classroom library.

  • $278 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of children who are inquisitive, passionate about learning, and motivated to succeed. They come to school every day excited about learning. They are also very proud of their accomplishments.

I teach in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in San Diego.

One hundred percent of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. Many of my students are English language learners. However, they make great progress every year. Every spring, my school has a heart-warming celebration to honor those children who have become fluent English speakers. Parents decorate the auditorium, students give moving speeches, prominent people of San Diego say some motivating words, and there is never a dry eye in the audience.

My Project

Over the summer, I was cleaning and organizing my classroom library. I noticed that many beloved books have become worn and torn. I would like to refresh my library with some engaging and fun books.

I would like the students to start the year excited about reading.

Having new and engaging titles in my classroom library will definitely help get the students back into the routine of nightly reading.

I purposely chose titles that were fun, but also had characters that represented the students in my class. I feel this will also help motivate my students to become avid readers.

Mrs. Delgado
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 30 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Junior Classic Bean Bag, Emerald (26") • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $30.62 1 $30.62
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Sophie Washington: The Snitch (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Sophie Washington: Hurricane (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sophie Washington: Things You Didn't Know About Sophie (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sophie Washington: Queen of the Bee (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sophie Washington: Mission: Costa Rica (Volume 6) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77

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