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Mrs. Perkins from Pinedale CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Great Books to Help Our Class be Great Readers!

My students need books for our shared reading program and our classroom library.

  • $501 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a very diverse 2nd grade classroom with a wide variety of backgrounds. We are a Title 1 school. There are a variety of learning styles and needs that I do my very best to meet.

Although we may vary in our learning styles and abilities, we all share a love of learning and making our environment as fun and interactive as possible.

We appreciate all donors! Thank you for helping to make our classroom a special and inviting place!

My Project

We are in need of many specific books for use in our anchor lessons for shared reading in our classroom. These books will support whole class lessons, small groups, partner talks and response to reading journals. All of these books are meant to support specific lessons that will teach a variety of skills from retelling a story, finding main ideas and details, identifying cause and effect, comparing and contrasting stories and finding facts and opinions. Some books will also be used to support our classroom library so students can read more from a favorite author or topic. All students would greatly benefit from these wonderful books!

Mrs. Perkins
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 27 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $22.90 1 $22.90
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $22.47 1 $22.47
The Wolf Who Cried Boy • Amazon Business $18.80 1 $18.80
Stone Soup • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Be A Friend To Trees (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2) • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
The Talking Eggs • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Figley’s Search For The Perfect Pet (Mutasia) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Walt Disney's Cinderella (Reissue) (Walt Disney's Classic Fairytale) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Boy Who Cried Wolf • Amazon Business $13.21 1 $13.21
Thank You, Mr. Falker • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Snowflake Bentley (Caldecott Medal Book) • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
How Big Were Dinosaurs? • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Boxes for Katje (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Mirette on the High Wire • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Manatees/Manatíes (Animals That Live in the Ocean/Animales Que Viven En El Oceano) (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
The Empty Pot • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Too Many Tamales • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Clarabelle: Making Milk and So Much More • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Ice Cream: The Full Scoop • Amazon Business $7.62 1 $7.62
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Magnetism (Paperback)(Blastoff! Readers) (First Science: Blastoff Readers, Level 4) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sunken Treasure (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Volcanoes (True Books: Earth Science (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Jellyfish (A Day in the Life: Sea Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
Nate the Great and the Monster Mess • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Nate the Great Goes Undercover • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Pain and the Great One • Amazon Business $4.78 1 $4.78
Where Does the Garbage Go? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $4.63 1 $4.63
Fox at School (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Fox and His Friends (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.79 1 $3.79
Fox Outfoxed (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.73 1 $3.73

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