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

Feed My Hungry Readers!

My students need new and interesting books like the Dear Dumb Diary series, Magnus Chase, The Kane Chronicles and other high interest reading titles to get into reading during our silent sustained reading time.

  • $306 goal

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My Students

My students are fifth graders in a multicultural, urban community. We have an extremely limited budget with minimal support from our local government to fund basic supplies. These students love their neighborhood school because it creates a sense of community. This is especially important because many of the students come from broken homes. They are excited to learn but often times do not have access to the same materials that other students have from surrounding districts, which leaves them at a disadvantage.

My Project

My students want to read. They just need new books to read. They are passionate learners that have torn through the current library of books that we have. They are devouring our books so fast that I cannot keep up with the demand especially since they keep asking for more and more advanced novels. They are so into their reading that I hate to turn them away but unfortunately we don't have a budget for classroom books and all the books that I currently own were all funded by myself or other generous donors choose projects and unfortunately books cost a pretty penny! Help me feed my hungry readers with these new and exciting book titles like the Dear Dumb Diary series, Kane Chronicles, Magnus Chase, the Heroes of Olympus and many more!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Hardcover Boxed Set • Amazon Business $35.34 1 $35.34
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $25.70 1 $25.70
The Kane Chronicles Box Set • Amazon Business $18.86 1 $18.86
The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls) (Disney Fairies) • Amazon Business $17.60 1 $17.60
The Trials of Apollo Book Three The Burning Maze • Amazon Business $13.40 1 $13.40
The Trials of Apollo Book Two The Dark Prophecy • Amazon Business $12.09 1 $12.09
Never Underestimate Your Dumbness (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 7) • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Trials of Apollo, The Book One The Hidden Oracle • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
Okay, So Maybe I Do Have Superpowers (Dear Dumb Diary #11) • Amazon Business $6.62 1 $6.62
Dear Dumb Diary #8: It's Not My Fault I Know Everything • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #5: You Can Bet on That • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #2: The Super-Nice Are Super-Annoying • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Nobody's Perfect. I'm As Close As It Gets. (Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #6: Live Each Day to the Dumbest • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Dear Dumb Diary #10: The Worst Things in Life Are Also Free • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Never Do Anything, Ever (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 4) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
My Pants Are Haunted! (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Me! Just Like You, Only Better (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 12) • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
The Problem with Here Is That It's Where I'm From (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 6) • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
Let's Pretend This Never Happened (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 1) • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
Can Adults Become Human? (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 5) • Amazon Business $4.40 1 $4.40
Am I the Princess or the Frog? (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 3) • Amazon Business $4.40 1 $4.40
Dear Dumb Diary #9: That's What Friends Aren't For • Amazon Business $4.25 1 $4.25
Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #4: What I Don't Know Might Hurt Me • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52
School: Hasn't This Gone on Long Enough? (Dear Dumb Diary, Year Two, No. 1) • Amazon Business $3.27 1 $3.27

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