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Mrs. Benson from Peshtigo WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fresh-Looking Library Books

Help me give my students fresh, new-looking books in our school library!

  • $457 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am the librarian to students in grades 4K-6. We emphasize reading and the library is the place to get books. I try and get students excited about books in order for them to enjoy their time reading. Students care for the books as if the books belonged to them; they inform me when pages are ripped or when book bindings break. The students love to read and I would love to provide them the best book I can for them.

Our elementary school is comprised of approximately 670 students with 44% economically disadvantaged.

My Project

The books on this list range from beginner chapter books to must-read chapter books for older students. These books will be added to our school library where teachers and students will be able to check them out and add to their classrooms throughout the year. Teachers will be able to use multiple copies of the books listed to accompany their curriculum lessons, book reports, and literacy needs.

Our current copies of the books listed are falling apart and in order for students to read and enjoy a wonderful book, I hope to provide a fresh, new but familiar look to our books!

Reading books that have ripped pages, wrinkled, or stained, will sometimes push young readers away from books. Instead, students see the damage and miss the awesome story being told.

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Mrs. Benson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nate the Great (25 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $112.05 1 $112.05
Cam Jansen (26 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $97.08 1 $97.08
E.B. White (3 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $18.68 2 $37.36
A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning • AKJ Education $10.21 2 $20.42
Where the Wild Things Are • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.59 2 $11.18
A Bad Case of Stripes • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Mountain Top Mystery • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mike's Mystery • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Lighthouse Mystery • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Boxcar Children • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mystery Ranch • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Squish #4: Captain Disaster • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Squish #3: The Power of the Parasite • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Lunch Lady and the Field Trip Fiasco Lunch Lady #6 • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Yellow House Mystery • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Woodshed Mystery • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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