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Mrs. Holton
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

For The Love of Books: Growing Readers Need New Titles

My students need 41 book titles with lovable characters to capture their attention and their imagination.

My Students

The best way to invite young minds into a world of reading is to get a good book in their hands. With personal and school budgets stretched thin, sometimes it's difficult to accomplish this. Help ignite imaginations and inspire!

Sometimes it is difficult to find the resources needed in a large, urban school like the one I teach in.

I try to provide my students with the tools needed to foster a love of learning and especially, of reading. My first graders are energetic and inquisitive - and, by the end of the school year, I hope they will be ravenous readers.

My Project

My students are working on building their "independent reading stamina". They will fall in love with characters like Scaredy Squirrel, Chester, and Elephant and Piggie - thus encouraging them to read longer and stronger not just because that is the expectation, but because they enjoy it.

First grade is a crucial year for kids - they are learning to READ!

This donation will help to build a classroom library that invites students into a world of lifelong reading, and of learning.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lilly''s Big Day • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Should I Share My Ice Cream? • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
We Are in a Book! • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Are You Ready to Play Outside? (Elephant and Piggie Series) • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Can I Play Too? (An Elephant and Piggie Series) Mo Willems • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Happy Pig Day! • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Bad Case of Stripes David Shannon • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
I Am Going! (Elephant and Piggie Series) Mo Willems, Mo Will • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
I Am Invited to a Party! • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
I Love My New Toy! (Elephant and Piggie Series) Mo Willems, • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Listen to My Trumpet! • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Scaredy Squirrel at Night Melanie Watt, Melanie Watt (Illust • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
Chester&apos • AKJ Books $13.83 1 $13.83
Chester&apos • AKJ Books $13.83 1 $13.83
David va al colegio (David Goes to School) David Shannon, Te • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Knuffle Bunny • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion Mo Willems • AKJ Books $18.89 1 $18.89
Bunny Mail Rosemary Wells • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Bunny Cakes • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Bunny Money Rosemary Wells (Artist) • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Max and Ruby Play School • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Max and Ruby''s Show and Tell • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Max and Ruby''s Snowy Day Rosemary Wells • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Play With Max and Ruby • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Max''s Birthday • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Max''s Bedtime • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Max''s Apples (Max and Ruby Series) Rosemary Wells • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Max''s Bunny Business • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Max''s Dragon Shirt Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrat • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Super Bunny Tales (Max & Ruby Series) Rosemary Wells • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Mr. Wiggle Loves to Read • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Mr. Putter and Tabby • AKJ Books $74.34 1 $74.34
Who Is Melvin Bubble? • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Best Place to Read Debbie Bertram, Michael Garland (Illustra • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Reading Makes You Feel Good Todd Parr • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Wemberly Worried • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Nothing Ever Happens On 90th Street (Turtleback School & Lib • AKJ Books $15.48 1 $15.48
Go Away, Big Green Monster! Edward R Emberley, Emberley, Edw • AKJ Books $8.75 1 $8.75
Punctuation Takes a Vacation • AKJ Books $13.10 1 $13.10

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This project will reach 24 students.

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