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Mrs. Silvers from Beaverton MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Expand Our Book Shelf ...Expand Our World!!

Help me give my students books that they are specifically asking for. The kids spent time thinking of books that they are interested in. The books will foster a love for reading and will expand their worlds!!

  • $408 goal

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My Students

My classroom consists of 30 thoughtful and intelligent eight and nine year old boys and girls! The students come from a variety of homes with many different backgrounds and many different experiences. Our classroom has students that read at many different levels, with many different interests. As 3rd graders we spend a lot of time reading to self as we work to build our reading stamina. The kids are always asking for new books; I work hard to provide them with a good selection of authors, series, and genres when it comes to our classroom library.

A strong classroom library is an important thing to have when it comes to creating a love for reading in these young kids!!

My group of students also has many different interests, which means we are in need of many different books. Please consider helping support a love for learning and reading for these young children!!

My Project

In 3rd grade students really take off on independent reading!! I have been working hard to foster a love and interest in reading for each individual student. I have purchased a great deal of new books for the classroom, but the kids are whipping right through them!! I had the class sit and think of books they loved, or authors they loved and I had them compile a list of books that they would love to read.

All of the books in the cart are books that the 30 little readers in my class have chosen as books of high interest.

By reading books of high interest they can improve their reading skills, which will improve their education as a whole!! I cannot wait to fill our shelves with books the kids cannot wait to read!!

Mrs. Silvers
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spirit Animals 13 Books Box Set Series 1 & 2 Collection (Spirit Animals Books 1 - 7 & Fall of the Beasts Books 1 - 6) • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-6 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $38.96 1 $38.96
Bad Kitty's Complete Purrfect Boxed Set Seven Chapter Books Plus the Bad Kitty Keep Your Paws Off My Journal Journal by Nick Bruel by Nick Bruel (2015-08-02) • Amazon Business $36.50 1 $36.50
Pokxe9mon X•Y Complete Box Set: Includes vols. 1-12 (Pokemon) • Amazon Business $34.36 1 $34.36
Goosebumps Classic (Series 1) - 10 Books Set Collection R.L. Stine • Amazon Business $29.48 1 $29.48
Complete Wayside School Series Set, Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $27.93 1 $27.93
Endling #2: The First • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Wonderland: A Novel • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $7.17 1 $7.17
The Adventures of Robin Hood (Classic Starts) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Call of the Wild (Classic Starts) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Classic Startsxae: Little Women (Classic Startsxae Series) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Swiss Family Robinson (Classic Starts Series) • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92
The Story of King Arthur & His Knights (Classic Starts) • Amazon Business $6.90 1 $6.90
Classic Startsxae: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Classic Startsxae Series) • Amazon Business $6.84 1 $6.84
Animorphs #2: The Visitor • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
The Invasion (Animorphs Book 1) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Classic Startsxae: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (Classic Startsxae Series) • Amazon Business $6.38 1 $6.38
Animorphs #3: The Encounter • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
How to Steal a Dog • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Endling #1: The Last • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79

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