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Mrs. Volenec from Alamo CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Happy Reading for Happy Students

Help me give my students these high-quality stories to inspire them to fall in love with reading.

  • $338 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are enthusiastic readers. We are setting records every month for the number of books getting checked out. They are interested in all types of titles, fiction, and nonfiction. It is difficult to see the disappointment on their faces when a book they are interested in reading is not available.

Our collection needs more titles to help our struggling readers find that perfect book.

Although we have many voracious readers, we also have a significant number of reluctant readers. We hope to hear from them by the end of this school year that they too, love to read.

My Project

Many students visit the library regularly. Our readers have proven that the printed page will never die. They are setting records every month with the number of books getting checked out. Consequently, they have read so many books that they are constantly looking at our new releases, hoping to see it replenished often.

Our students have asked to read these specific titles multiple times.

They will be thrilled to have access to them. Many of these books are award winning and written by award winning authors. It is a joy to see the excitement on their faces to find the book they really want to read.

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business $13.19 4 $52.76
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus • Amazon Business $6.36 7 $44.52
Red Glass (Readers Circle (Delacorte)) • Amazon Business $7.64 4 $30.56
The Toll (3) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Crying Laughing • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
10 Blind Dates • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Sean Griswold's Head • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Airhead • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
Legend • Amazon Business $7.76 1 $7.76
The War That Saved My Life • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Thunderhead (2) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
The Wednesday Wars • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

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