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Mrs. Ridley from Mountainside NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fill 'Er Up! Growing Our Class Library

Help me give my students a wide range of books to read. We need realistic fiction books that deal with interesting topics across a variety of levels.

  • $706 goal

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My Students

The students in my classroom are sixth graders who love to read and get excited about books. Each book we dive into has the potential to impact our world and expand our thinking. We are a close-knit community of learners and thrive on getting to know and understand the world we live in through a wide variety of texts. We are learning a lot by studying the characters in our stories, and truly enjoy becoming lost in a book by experiencing life through each character's eyes.

My Project

The heart of our class is our classroom library. J.K. Rowling once said, "If you don't like to read, you haven't found the right book." I believe that is the case for many of our frustrated or reluctant readers, and so my aim is to fill our classroom library with an incredible variety of novels that have diverse characters dealing with a wide range of topics and issues. I want to help every reader feel successful by providing books on multiple reading levels. If we can "fill up" our library, I truly believe that every student will be able to identify as a Reader!

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Raina Telgemeier Collection • Amazon Business $27.70 2 $55.40
Blended • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
Saving Winslow • Amazon Business $11.72 2 $23.44
Lu (Track) • Amazon Business $11.72 2 $23.44
The Third Mushroom • Amazon Business $11.72 2 $23.44
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Wishtree • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96
Positively Izzy • Amazon Business $9.89 2 $19.78
Invisible Emmie • Amazon Business $8.24 2 $16.48
Short • Amazon Business $5.49 3 $16.47
Sunny (Track) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Three Times Lucky (Mo & Dale Mysteries) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Ungifted • Amazon Business $7.45 2 $14.90
The Fourteenth Goldfish • Amazon Business $7.40 2 $14.80
The Seventh Most Important Thing • Amazon Business $7.35 2 $14.70
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $7.05 2 $14.10
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Mo & Dale Mysteries) • Amazon Business $7.02 2 $14.04
No More Dead Dogs (repackage) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Posted • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Moo: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
The Seventh Wish • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Serafina and the Black Cloak • Amazon Business $6.71 2 $13.42
Firegirl • Amazon Business $6.39 2 $12.78
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $6.21 2 $12.42
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $6.21 2 $12.42
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.08 2 $12.16
Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Serafina Book 2) • Amazon Business $5.75 2 $11.50
Serafina and the Splintered Heart (A Serafina Novel) • Amazon Business $5.60 2 $11.20
Willa of the Wood • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Restart • Amazon Business $5.08 2 $10.16
Small Steps (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Schooled • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Fuzzy Mud • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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