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Ms. Rosenberg from West Palm Beach FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Love of Books!

My students need new books for our classroom library that are on a higher level.

  • $596 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a very low socioeconomic area where more than 98% of the students are on free or reduced-price lunch.

The large majority of my learners are ELL (English Language Learners), where at home the primary language spoken is either Spanish or Creole.

My students come to school every day ready to learn and excited for what is in store for them that day. Some are unable to receive help at home, so for most of my students, all of their learning takes place in the classroom. Fifth grade is a difficult grade for most students in my classroom. My classroom is an advanced level class and it is my job to push them above and beyond the norms. My students need to be pushed beyond the poverty line so they are prepared for the competition of academic success in middle school.

Many of my students have had very limited experiences in the real world. Having very little background experiences makes it harder to connect to learning. It is my job as their teacher to expose them to as many experiences as possible to give them the chance to be successful!

My Project

Common Core has brought a new level of rigor to the classroom and to student learning. I have the privilege of teaching the gifted class, where my students love to read. I have a variety of different leveled readers in my classroom. Unfortunately I do not have access to the large amount of higher level books that my students need to succeed in reading.

I need to update my classroom library to meet the needs of my eager gifted students.

My students love to read and constantly have a book in their hands. Some students go through one book in just a day or two. I need to update my classroom library with new and exciting books.

I cannot wait to see my students and future students enjoy our new books!

Ms. Rosenberg
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $91.31 1 $91.31
I Survived Collector's Toolbox (I Survived) • Amazon Business $38.88 1 $38.88
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $29.79 1 $29.79
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $29.34 1 $29.34
Middle School: Just My Rotten Luck • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
In Over Their Heads (Under Their Skin) • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Big Nate Triple Play Box Set: Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, Big Nate Strikes Again, Big Nate on a Roll • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
Middle School: Escape to Australia • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
Middle School: Ultimate Showdown • Amazon Business $10.06 1 $10.06
Janie Face to Face • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Face on the Milk Carton • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Big Nate: Silent But Deadly • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Middle School: How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Redeemed (The Missing) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Middle School: From Hero to Zero • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Middle School: Dog's Best Friend (Middle School: Book 8) • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Middle School: Save Rafe! • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
Whatever Happened to Janie? • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
The Voice on the Radio • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
What Janie Found • Amazon Business $9.28 1 $9.28
Middle School: Big Fat Liar • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Found (The Missing, Book 1) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Public School Superhero • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Big Nate: Double Trouble: In a Class by Himself and Strikes Again • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
Caught (The Missing) • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Risked (The Missing) • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Sabotaged (The Missing, Book 3) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Big Nate Flips Out • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sent (The Missing, Book 2) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Under Their Skin • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Running Out of Time • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
Double Identity • Amazon Business $6.61 1 $6.61
Torn (The Missing) • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
Revealed (The Missing) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74

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