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Mrs. Zalaznik-Grill from Jackson Heights NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Fill Our Library!

Help me give my students biography and mystery book club books to add to our library.

  • $480 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fourth-grade class has 32 students in it. My students are eager to learn, enjoy school and are motivated to succeed. They love to use their imagination and grow as learners. We are a large school with over 1,000 students. We are a Title I school and all the students in my school all receive free breakfast and lunch. Many of the students in my school are English as Second Language learners. We have many different languages spoken in my school. My students come to school with big smiles and are ready to learn and achieve great things!

My Project

My students need additional biography books for our classroom library. It is so important for my students to have choice when reading. These books will help them learn about many important people around the world. They will then become inspired to do the great things these people have done. We also need mystery books for our book club unit. This will allow my students to read the same book as other students and discuss the books just like adults do in a book club.

Help fill our classroom with amazing books!

We love to read about many different topics, people and places.

Mrs. Zalaznik-Grill
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mystery of the Grand Bazaar • AKJ Education $6.56 4 $26.24
The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
The Case of the Ruby Slippers • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
From Russia with Lunch A Chet Gecko Mystery • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
The Case of the Rock 'n' Roll Dog • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
The Case of the Missing Dinosaur Egg • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
The Case of the Bug on the Run • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
The Case of the Diamond Dog Collar • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
The Trouble with Chickens A J.J. Tully Mystery • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
The Legend of Diamond Lil A J.J. Tully Mystery • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Ballpark Mysteries Super Special #2: Christmas in Cooperstown • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Ballpark Mysteries #3: The L.A. Dodger • AKJ Education $3.64 4 $14.56
Louis Armstrong • AKJ Education $7.67 1 $7.67
Mohandas Gandhi • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Estadounidenses asombrosos: Rosa Parks (Amazing Americans: Rosa Parks) (Spanish Version) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Estadounidenses asombrosos (Amazing Americans) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Frederick Douglass Leader of the Abolitionist Movement • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Barack Obama President of the United States • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Rachel Carson Nature's Guardian • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Taylor Swift • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Alexander Graham Bell • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Edmund Hillary Reaches the Top of Everest • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Anne Hutchinson • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fantastic Kids: George Washington Carver • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A President from Hawaii • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Amelia Earhart Flies Across the Atlantic • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Jackie Robinson • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Neil Armstrong Walks on the Moon • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Abraham Lincoln • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who was Thomas Jefferson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Mark Twain? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Elvis Presley? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Benjamin Franklin • AKJ Education $4.20 1 $4.20

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