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Mrs. Malin from Shenandoah Junction WV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enlightenment Through the Written Word

Help me give my students more books so that they can expand their horizons and open up a world of exploration through words.

  • $166 goal

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My Students

My students are a bright and engaged bunch of second graders. They are such a loving bunch of kids who love to give me daily hugs and smiles. They love learning, especially reading. Whenever they have any free time, they are always asking if they can read. I read to my students every morning and you can see the excitement in their eyes when I ask them questions about the books we have read and they can answer them.

We have a classroom library but sadly, they are going through all of my books so quickly.

I would love to be able to give them more choices so that I can continue to ensure their love of reading.

My Project

I have always been a reader and I told my second graders at the beginning of the year that my goal was to instill the love of reading in them too. My students talked about the latest video games or shows that they saw on tv when school started this year. Slowly, I saw a transition as the year went on. My students came into the classroom exclaiming the newest book they read or they found a series of books that they want me to read in class. I read to my students every day and it is wonderful to see the excitement in their faces as I read. I want to continue to grow their love of reading but my library is limited. I would love to be able to give them more choices so that they can find books that make them want to keep reading!

Mrs. Malin
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Giving Tree • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
There's a Nightmare in My Closet • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Name Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Peter's Chair • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Chocolate Touch • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Mouse and the Mortocycle • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Third Grade Angels • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Horrible Harry Moves up to the Third Grade • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Fish Face • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Nate the Great and the Stolen Base • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Jake Drake, Class Clown • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Blackberries in the Dark • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Nate the Great • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
Horrible Harry and the Green Slime • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #21: Cheater Pants • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Messy Bessey • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
The Bravest Dog Ever • AKJ Education $3.49 1 $3.49
Scholastic Reader Level 2: Hi! Fly Guy (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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