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Ms. Ellis from Amarillo TX is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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For the Love of Books

My students need these great books to fill our classroom library. They will be overcome with joy to see these in their classroom and listen to them come alive.

  • $521 goal

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My Students

I teach 22 crazy, beautiful, loving, energetic kids. My kids are so diverse I have 8 ESL students two of them are brand new to our country. They are all unique with very different learning abilities.

My students are the heart of my job.

They are the reason I put in so much effort and time. They LOVE to learn. They love books, they love technology, they love art.

They want to be authors, police officers, teachers, doctors and world changers. I am blessed to be a part of their journey.

My Project

Can you ever have too many books? Books are my passion especially children's literature.

Good books can take these kids places they may never go.

I will use these books to not only teach specific TEKS in my classroom but also give these kids something they might not ever get at home. Most of my students are refugees and a couple are brand new to this country. English is something that they don't all have in common but when I tie a good book in with my lesson they get vivd pictures and animation and suddenly they are on the same page as the other students in my class. Books are universal.

They can go on adventuress journeys or find out about Pete The Cat and his Red shoes. They help them build vocabulary and make meaningful connections to their world. They teach them important life lessons such as kindness, love and compassion.

They can make them laugh out loud and sometimes even cry. Their faces light up each time I bring out a new book or if we are just reading our favorite for the 100th time. Please help us fill our classroom with these good books.

Ms. Ellis
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity • Amazon Business $16.77 1 $16.77
Grace for President • Amazon Business $15.06 1 $15.06
It's Christmas, David! • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
David Gets In Trouble • Amazon Business $14.16 1 $14.16
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Snowmen at Night • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
David Goes To School • Amazon Business $13.91 1 $13.91
What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
How to Read a Story • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Knuffle Bunny Series) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Substitute Creacher • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Happy Birthday to You! • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
A Moment In Time • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Gingerbread Pirates Gift Edition • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
100th Day Worries • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Groundhog Day! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
If A Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Picture Book of George Washington (Picture Book Biography) • Amazon Business $7.90 1 $7.90
Snowmen at Play • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Miss Nelson Has a Field Day • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Three Pigs and a Gingerbread Man (Tadpoles: Fairytale Jumbles) • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Gingerbread Baby • Amazon Business $6.91 1 $6.91
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Picture Book Biographies) • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Fox in Socks (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
The Snow Globe Family • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Groundhog Gets a Say • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Miss Nelson Is Back • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
Miss Nelson Is Missing! • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The Mitten • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Grumpy Groundhog • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
James Marshall's Cinderella • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96
Presidents' Day • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
Sheep in a Jeep (board book) • Amazon Business $5.76 1 $5.76
Wacky Wednesday (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Fairytale Boards) • Amazon Business $5.34 1 $5.34
Little Red Riding Hood (Fairytale Boards) • Amazon Business $5.34 1 $5.34
The Littlest Elf • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Merry Christmas, Stinky Face • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Three Little Pigs (Reading Railroad) • Amazon Business $3.46 1 $3.46

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