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Ms. Smith from Charlottesville VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fantastic Fourth Grade Novels

My students need a variety of high-interest fiction novels to increase reading engagement.

  • $161 goal

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My Students

Welcome to our fourth grade classroom! Every year, on the first day of school, I have my students choose a class name. This year, they came up with ideas, voted, and chose our name to be the Wolves. The Wolf Pack is a group of creative, inquisitive and active learners, who love to share ideas and work together!

Our school is a wonderfully diverse community.

In our classroom alone, we have students whose families come from over half a dozen different countries, and students who speak many different languages. Our students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds, and close to half of our students receive free or reduced lunch.

My Project

The most important resource any teacher has in their classroom is the books in their classroom library. The number one thing students can do to improve their reading skills is read, and having a fresh set of high-interest books will help increase reading engagement in these last few months of school.

I've selected a variety of high-interest novels that I know students will be excited to read.

Some of these books are those that students clamber to check out from the school library, others come recommended from the American Library Association. They are all guaranteed to be a hit.

Having taught kindergarten and second grade for several years, I have hundreds of books for younger kids, but I'm seriously lacking books for fourth graders. The books I'm requested in this project will provide a significant improvement to our classroom library.

Ms. Smith
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wayside School Boxed Set: Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideway Stories from Wayside School • Amazon Business $13.58 1 $13.58
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Theseus and the Minotaur: A TOON Graphic (TOON Graphic Mythology) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
The Girl Who Drank the Moon • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
Hello, Universe • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Smile • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Ghosts • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Sisters • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72
As Brave As You • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
Drama • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
Restart • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07

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