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Ms. Davis from Virginia Beach VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Give The Readers What They Want: New Children's Literature Titles

Help me give my students the latest and greatest in children's literature to encourage a love of books and reading.

  • $610 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I school in a highly transient area of a military town. My students are all second and third graders in a neighborhood that struggles economically. Nearly one hundred percent of our students qualify for free lunch and breakfast. That, however, does not diminish their enthusiasm for learning, especially when it relates to things they are passionate about!

Our student population has become increasingly diverse in recent years.

They are smart and very capable students with a true love of learning through real experiences. The economic challenges do, however, have an impact on what they have available to help them learn. These are changing times, and we have to constantly look for new ways to keep students engaged and build skills that will prepare them for potential careers.

My Project

To encourage our students love of reading, our school library strives to keep our collection current with the titles our children want to read.

Self selected library books are one of the only opportunities students have to explore their own reading interests and read for pleasure.

When they visit the school library we want to ensure that we have something to meet every reader's interest.

This project consists of newly released titles in children's literature to encourage our students to find joy in books and reading to develop lifelong learners.

Ms. Davis
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Save the Scraps • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
Mars! Earthlings Welcome (Our Universe, 5) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
SumoKitty • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
The Last Straw: Kids vs. Plastics • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Meesha Makes Friends (Big Bright Feelings) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Ambitious Girl • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Power of One: Every Act of Kindness Counts • Amazon Business $16.89 1 $16.89
Bad Kitty Does Not Like Snow (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
The Shortest Day • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Bad Kitty Does Not Like Video Games (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $15.80 1 $15.80
Speak Up, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $15.43 1 $15.43
For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Grumpy Monkey Up All Night • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
More than a Princess • Amazon Business $14.71 1 $14.71
Bad Kitty Goes On Vacation • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Santa Baby • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Pea, Bee, & Jay #1: Stuck Together • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Bear and the Fern • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Bad Kitty: Searching for Santa • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Karen's Worst Day (Baby-sitters Little Sister Graphic Novel #3) (3) (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Ridiculous and Wonderful Rainbow Hat #3 (Locker 37) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Everybody's Tree • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Fancy Friends: A Graphic Novel (Bunbun & Bonbon #1) (1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Pea, Bee, & Jay #2: Wannabees • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hoppy Go Lucky: A Graphic Novel (Bunbun & Bonbon #2) (2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
I Survived The California Wildfires, 2018 (I Survived #20) (20) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Chocolate Challenge: Royal Sweets 5 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
13th Street #4: The Shocking Shark Showdown (HarperChapters) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Stolen Jewels: Royal Sweets 3 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Persephone & the Evil King: Little Goddess Girls 6 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Trouble at Table 5 #4: I Can’t Feel My Feet (HarperChapters) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Sugar Secrets: Royal Sweets 2 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Pug's Got Talent: A Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #4) (4) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Lost and Found: Geeger the Robot (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Trouble at Table 5 #3: The Firefly Fix (HarperChapters) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mia Mayhem and the Super Switcheroo (10) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Marshmallow Ghost: Royal Sweets 4 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
A Royal Rescue: Royal Sweets 1 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Birthday Castle: Fort Builders Inc. 1 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Happy Tails Lodge: Fort Builders Inc. 2 (QUIX) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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