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Mrs. Wreesman from Santa Paula CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Grade Reading Fun With Mo Willems

My students need engaging Mo Willems books to read at their instructional reading level.

  • $364 goal

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My Students

The school I teach at is located in Santa Paula, CA. We serve a small community about fifteen minutes from the coast and one hour north of Los Angeles. All of the teachers at my school work hard to teach decoding, comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary.

92% of my students are English Language Learners and some come from migrant families who work in the local fields.

ALL of the students in my school qualify for free lunch. We are a Title 1 school.

My Project

My students will be engaged while reading books by Mo Willems in our classroom library, on their rockers, bean bags, laying on the rug, and at their desks.

My emerging readers are excited and eager to read all of the entertaining books by Mo Willems.

He is their favorite author. They adore all of this characters: Elephant & Piggie, Pigeon, Knuffle Bunny, Duckling, and Trixie etc. Currently, our school library only has one Piggie & Elephant book, two Pigeon books, and the first Knuffle Bunny book by Mo Willems.

When these books arrive, I know my students will be thrilled. I can't wait to see them reading these books around our classroom.

Mrs. Wreesman
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Complete Collection of Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie Books (All 22 books!) • Amazon Business $189.99 1 $189.99
An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! • Amazon Business $10.56 1 $10.56
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68

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