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Mrs. Gillespie from Brooklyn Ctr MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

French Books for Our Classroom Library

Help me give my students French books and a wire shelf book organizer.

  • $182 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach French at an urban 9-12 high school where my students come from diverse backgrounds, many of which do not look like me. However, we all share a passion to learn about the French culture, language, and history of the French-speaking world. I am fortunate to be able to have many of my students in French class for 2-3 years and because of that, I am able to create a unique, positive classroom climate where all students feel welcome.

My Project

Our French classroom library is growing and we need another wire shelf to organize our books to make it easier for students to find a book that will interest them. Currently, there is not enough space to display all of the books so that they can see the cover of the book. The extra books that do not fit on our existing wire shelf are in a basket that students have to sort through to find their book.

We also need to add some French children's books to provide a variety of reading levels for students.

Some of these children's books are ones that they may have read when they were younger. I hope that this will excite and engage some of my reluctant readers.

Mrs. Gillespie
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
6-Tier Wire Countertop Rack for Literature, Open Shelving Accommodates a Variety of Items, Small Sign Channel - White • Amazon Business $53.50 1 $53.50
?l?phant Et Rosie: Partons En Balade! (French Edition) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
?l?phant Et Rosie: Une Cr?me Glac?e ? Partager (French Edition) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Maria Maria: une histoire d’un orage (French Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
National Geographic Kids: j'Explore Le Monde: Les B?b?s Animaux (French Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Les Aventures de Narval Et Gelato: N? 4 - Narval Et Loutre Amie (French Edition) • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
La Nouvelle Fille (French Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
La Classe Des Confessions (Volume 1) (French Edition) • Amazon Business $6.75 1 $6.75
Je Lis Avec Pat Le Chat: Pat En Camping (French Edition) • Amazon Business $5.52 1 $5.52

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