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Mrs. Betancourt from Stamford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students a classroom library that is stuffed with interesting and motivating books, such as the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and Harry Potter series!

  • $1,092 goal

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My Students

My 3rd grade classroom is filled with 21 students who are all excited and eager to learn. They love using different materials throughout the day in the classroom that help them tackle any task at hand. Having a functional working environment for my students is very important to me as I can see the positive effects it has on their excitement to learn.

I like to think of my students as snowflakes; each one is unique in their own little way.

Accommodating each of their learning styles through different classroom tools and resources is important for their educational growth and experience in my classroom!

My Project

Students can never have too many books to choose from. In our 3rd grade classroom, every single student loves to read, however, the selection in our library is not as wide as we would like. Some students have difficulty finding interesting books to pick out! In this project, I have carefully selected a large amount of books that my students have personally asked me about including specific titles and authors such as, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Geronimo Stilton, Harry Potter, Magic Tree House and Dork Diaries. These series also accommodate the different reading levels in the classroom. Along with all of the books that are on our wish list, we will need a whole new bookshelf to help store our new books! We are also asking for new stools to enhance our flexible seating options throughout the room. By providing a wide variety of books for these children, the motivation to read will never fade!

Help us soar in our journey of becoming awesome readers!

We have a comfortable and inviting environment in which we learn in. Now it is time to grow our library so we have plenty of opportunities to challenge our brains and keep moving our reading skills and comprehension to new heights! Reading is a very important component when it comes to education!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dork Diaries (13 Books) • AKJ Education $136.09 1 $136.09
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (11 Books) • AKJ Education $114.82 1 $114.82
39 Clues (11 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $106.92 1 $106.92
Junie B. Jones (27 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $100.81 1 $100.81
Harry Potter (8 Books) • AKJ Education $74.77 1 $74.77
Geronimo Stilton (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $59.79 1 $59.79
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Black • Amazon Business $59.59 1 $59.59
Captain Underpants (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
Warriors Box Set The Complete First Series • AKJ Education $31.38 1 $31.38
Atlantic 37935726 Drawbridge 240 P2 Media Cabinet, Black • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Percy Jackson and the Olympians (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $29.89 1 $29.89
Nancy Drew (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $23.91 1 $23.91
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 5-8: Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Big Nate Lives It Up • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Big Nate Makes the Grade • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate Out Loud • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Big Nate on a Roll • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Sideways Stories from Wayside School • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Sideways Stories from Wayside School • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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