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Ms. Sullivan from Saint Louis MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

High Interest Books to Create High Achievers

My students need high quality read aloud books to help them grow as readers.

  • $353 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, but come to school every day ready to grow. At my school, children learn through hands-on exploration and cross-curricular instruction, supported by a STEAM focused curriculum.

“What,” “why,” "when," and “how” are words that are embraced and encouraged in my classroom.

Students are agents of their own learning and given the space to investigate their interests. My classroom is a place for students to grow, imagine, and thrive, all through learning.

My Project

Students at The Biome School thrive on asking questions. This project will provide students with access to more books that are diverse focused on STEAM content. Everyone knows that it is much easier to read a book if you are interested in the topic and it easier to connect with a character that looks like you, which is why I selected books that target topics my first graders are already asking me about and represent my student population.

Our school-wide goal for our students is to increase every child's reading score on the STAR Reading test by a minimum of 40 points.

This year my students grew an average of 75 points on their assessment. I would love to keep the momentum going for next year by increasing the number of high quality and diverse read aloud books in my collection.

Ms. Sullivan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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 32 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storex Large Book Bin, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7", Green, Case of 6 (71104U06C) • Amazon Business $8.28 4 $33.12
Maddi's Fridge • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
The Great Spruce • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
Hoot and Peep • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
If Your Monster Won't Go To Bed • Amazon Business $14.15 1 $14.15
Real Cowboys • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
The Animals' Santa • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Oskar and the Eight Blessings • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Penguin In Peril • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Naughty Mabel • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
Ida, Always • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Amazing Grace • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
A Plump And Perky Turkey • Amazon Business $8.12 1 $8.12
Over and Under the Snow • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Honey. Honey. Lion! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Alligators and Crocodiles • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Scarecrow's Hat • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
Pumpkin Soup: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Chameleons Are Cool: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Farfallina & Marcel • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Make Way for Ducklings • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Chicks and Salsa • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87

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