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Ms. Preston from Everett WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging with Reading!

Help me give my students high-interest chapter book series to keep them excited about reading!

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are bright, curious, creative, and eager for learning opportunities! They love hands-on and active activities, and they also have lots of drive to work hard. We are a Title I school in Everett, WA., and our classroom is an English Language Learner (ELL) shelter model classroom. This means over half of the class are ELL students.

This year (2019-2020), my students will be looping with me to 2nd grade!

All of my students have a passion and curiosity for reading that I want to continue encouraging. These second graders have big dreams and with your help, we can make them happen!

My Project

My whole class is coming from 1st to 2nd grade with me! We are very excited to loop, but this means that my incoming 2nd graders have read the majority of the books in my classroom library.

Having a diverse library of titles, levels, and topics, allows the students to be in charge of their independent reading experience when they are able to choose books that excite them at their reading level.

My students have demonstrated their passion for reading and engagement throughout the year. They request specific titles they want to read and different topics they want to learn about. The books I have selected for this project are all books that the students have expressed interest in and will appeal to the different levels and interests in the class. By funding this project, you will help keep a passion for reading and learning strong in our classroom!

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

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Fly Guy Complete Collection Series Set Books 1-11 (#1 Hi! Fly Guy, #2 Super Fly Guy, #3 Shoo, Fly Guy!, #4 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Guy, #5 Fly High, Fly Guy!, #6 Hooray For Fly Guy, #7 I Spy Fly Guy, #8 Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl, #9 Buzz Boy and Fly Guy, #10 Fly Guy vs The Flyswatter, #11 Ride, Fly Guy, Ride) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
Fly Guy Set of 11 Books: Hi Fly Guy, Shoo Fly Guy, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Fly Guy, Fly High, Super Fly Guy, Fly Guy vs The Flyswatter, Ride Fly Guy Ride, Hooray for Fly Guy, and Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl, Buzz Boy and Fly Guy, I Spy Fly Guy • Amazon Business $63.99 1 $63.99
Cam Jansen 12 Book Set (Cam Jansen, Vols. 1-12) • Amazon Business $45.00 1 $45.00
My Father's Dragon Series (Set of THREE Books: My Father's Dragon, Elmer and the Dragon, and the Dragons of Blueland) (My Father's Dragon) • Amazon Business $25.90 1 $25.90
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $22.72 1 $22.72
The Big Sparkly Box of Unicorn Magic: Phoebe and Her Unicorn Box Set Volume 1-4 • Amazon Business $18.80 1 $18.80
Phoebe and Her Unicorn in the Magic Storm (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 6) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Unicorn of Many Hats (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 7) (Volume 7) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Unicorn Crossing (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 5): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Phoebe and Her Unicorn in Unicorn Theater (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 8) (Volume 8) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Unicorn Bowling (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 9): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure (Volume 9) • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
Howl at the Moon: A Branches Book (Haggis and Tank Unleashed #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
All Paws on Deck: A Branches Book (Haggis and Tank Unleashed #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Digging for Dinos: A Branches Book (Haggis and Tank Unleashed #2) • Amazon Business $4.61 1 $4.61

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