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Ms. Kailing from Pompano Beach FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Make Reading Fun!

Help me give my students books to participate in the Battle of the Books!

  • $570 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to read and love coming to my library. They are excited when I get in new books and look forward to reading new books from their favorite authors. Even though most of my students have very few books at home and are economically disadvantaged, my students have an excitement for reading and are a creative and caring bunch!

With all the stress on test scores lately, reading for pleasure is one of the most effective and enjoyable ways to improve test scores.

My Project

You can help make reading fun! Students will be on teams competing against each other in the "Battle of the Books". What could be better than getting kids to read and improving comprehension in a fun competitive way. Students are split into teams based on the titles read and then are asked comprehension questions to test their reading skills. This will be an in school competition but we may even be able to compete against other schools in Broward County. You can help by supplying them with multiple copies of the 15 Sunshine State Young Readers award books. Let's get reading!

Ms. Kailing
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Bicycle Spy • Amazon Business $12.87 4 $51.48
Annie's Life in Lists • Amazon Business $11.57 4 $46.28
Ben Franklin's in My Bathroom! (History Pals) • Amazon Business $10.57 4 $42.28
Cosmic Commandos • Amazon Business $9.22 4 $36.88
Wedgie & Gizmo • Amazon Business $8.21 4 $32.84
EngiNerds (MAX) • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
Bob • Amazon Business $6.95 4 $27.80
Tumble & Blue • Amazon Business $6.30 4 $25.20
Superstar • Amazon Business $6.20 4 $24.80
The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart • Amazon Business $6.13 4 $24.52
The Ambrose Deception • Amazon Business $5.81 4 $23.24
Sled Dog School • Amazon Business $5.81 4 $23.24
Ghost Attack (Monster Itch #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Survival Tails: The Titanic • Amazon Business $4.63 4 $18.52
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say • Amazon Business $4.50 4 $18.00

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