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Mrs. Johnson from Milbank SD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Great Books for Growing Minds

Help me give my students interesting books to enjoy reading while helping them continue to grow as readers.

  • $395 goal

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My Students

My classroom is filled with the happy giggles of energetic, fun-loving first graders who come to school eager to learn each day. Our school is in a small rural community in northeastern South Dakota. My students are active first graders who love exploring and learning new concepts and ideas at school.

My Project

Often, reading materials are geared to assist struggling readers make gains to help them reach grade level in reading. However, your donation will help purchase six copies of several different book titles to be used in guided reading groups with my above level readers.

These books will provide fun and interesting stories for my advanced students to enjoy while growing as readers!

They will provide age appropriate subjects for my advanced readers to enjoy while making predications, inferences, and discussing with classmates while continuing to learn and grow as readers.

Mrs. Johnson
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 17 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Giraffe Problems (Animal Problems) • Amazon Business $13.94 6 $83.64
Hey, Al • Amazon Business $8.99 6 $53.94
The Gruffalo's Child • Amazon Business $7.99 6 $47.94
Freckle Juice • Amazon Business $5.99 6 $35.94
The Gruffalo • Amazon Business $5.61 6 $33.66
How to Drive Your Sister Crazy (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94

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