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Mrs. Barber from Clayton NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Giving Students Books They Love

Help me give my students books written by James Patterson. My 22-year-old library needs new fiction books!

  • $284 goal

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My Students

Our school has 650 students from kindergarten through fifth grade. We have a diverse group of students with different cultures, economic backgrounds, learning capabilities, styles, and interests! My students love to explore, be creative, gain more knowledge, and, most importantly, read!

The wonderful part of my job is teaching all 650 students weekly.

The library is like a home and is inviting to my students; however, it is in desperate need of new books. I have a small budget, and I am trying to provide the best books for my kids! The door is always open for kids to check out books. The kids are excited to come to the library and eager to read.

My Project

This is my second year as the librarian of my 22-year-old library. My analysis for my collection shows that my fiction has an average age of 2004. My students love to read; however, I do not have a collection that is current.

My students choose their books based on what they love.

My students love James Patterson's books! My students are able to read these books for their reading logs and book clubs. We currently have a few books in the Middle School Series from James Patterson; unfortunately, we do not have the whole series, and they are not in order. My students want to read them in order. I would love to introduce my students to other books written by James Patterson.

The books on my list will not all be novels. James Patterson also writes picture books. I would love to introduce my students to his picture books.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Words for Little Geniuses • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Middle School: Save Rafe! • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Katt vs. Dogg • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Cuddly Critters for Little Geniuses (Big Words for Little Geniuses) • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Treasure Hunters: Secret of the Forbidden City • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Middle School: Ultimate Showdown • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75
Give Thank You a Try (Give Please a Chance) • Amazon Business $11.10 1 $11.10
Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04
Middle School: Big Fat Liar • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Public School Superhero • Amazon Business $10.40 1 $10.40
Treasure Hunters • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Middle School: Born to Rock (Middle School Book 10) • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Not So Normal Norbert • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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