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Ms. Cavallo from Waterbury CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need some new and diverse titles as options in our classroom library.

  • $287 goal

This project expired on January 6, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year, I have twenty-eight eager fifth graders that come from all walks of life. Some come from ideal backgrounds, while most, come from less than stellar backgrounds. Each and every student in the school qualify for free breakfast and lunch. They come to school each day ready to learn despite the hardships they face at home. They are eager to dive into new topics and absolutely love to share and participate in new innovative lessons and exciting topics.

My Project

My students have shown a knack for reading already this year! Since 28 students come with 28 individual sets of likes and dislikes, I'm looking to add more variety into the classroom library. Students in my classroom like to read novels and graphic novels alike. My school media center doesn't have a large collection of new titles, so I would like to have books that will hold their interests and keep them reading in my classroom.

Students who can find books with topics that interest them will find reading to be much more enjoyable and fun!

Helping students begin to learn that reading is fun is the ​perfect way to build better readers.

Ms. Cavallo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Wild Robot • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Stars Beneath Our Feet • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Wild Robot • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Refugee • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Booked • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Rebound • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.28 1 $12.28
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Last Kids on Earth • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Dreamer • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Thor & Loki In the Land of Giants: A Norse Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
The Perfect Summer • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Down in the Dumps • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Treasure Hunters • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
House of Robots • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Public School Superhero • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Amina's Voice • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Betty & Veronica: Bad Boy Trouble • AKJ Education $5.47 1 $5.47
Full Court Pressure • AKJ Education $5.25 1 $5.25
The Pizza Mystery • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Sweetest Sound • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $4.85 1 $4.85
Lou! 1 Secret Diary • AKJ Education $4.69 1 $4.69
Graphic Flash: Ropes of Revolution The Boston Tea Party • AKJ Education $4.56 1 $4.56
Tales from the Crypt #4: Crypt-Keeping It Real Crypt-keeping It Real • AKJ Education $4.13 1 $4.13
Nancy Drew #16 What Goes UP • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Nancy Drew #18 City Under the Basement • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
The Race Against the Mammoth Car • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00

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