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Mrs. Grosof from Plymouth CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Extra! Extra! We've got New Books!!!!

Help me give my students higher level chapter books to challenge and ignite their love of reading.

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a poor, rural community. They vary widely in their abilities, behaviors, and life experiences. The common element my kids do share, is their strong connection to our warm, tight knit, and nurturing elementary school. I strive to create a classroom environment that is both warm and caring.

The development of fifth grade student organizational skills are imperative to students making a smooth transition to middle school next year.

I believe in fostering student independence in daily routines and instruction. My students are empowered to take charge of their learning through individual goal-setting. They take great pride in their accomplishments and growth.

My Project

My fifth grade students are avid readers, It seems as if a whole new world opens up to them with each completed book. The problem is, I do not have enough higher level fiction books to keep up with their need!

The books in my classroom are too simple for my students or simply falling apart!

They deserve to have a classroom library that stimulates their imagination and encourages them to read. Fifth graders are no longer "learning to read" but reading to learn. They need to have literature at their fingertips that keeps challenging them. Please help me help them!

Mrs. Grosof
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tracking Trash Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58
Absolutely Normal Chaos • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Running Out Of Time • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Baseball In April And Other Stories • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Belle Prater's Boy • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Locomotion • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom, Super Scientist • AKJ Education $5.91 1 $5.91
Liar & Spy • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Hope Was Here • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Moon Over Manifest • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Underland Chronicles #1: Gregor the Overlander • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
When You Reach Me • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
What Do Fish Have to Do With Anything? And Other Stories • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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