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Ms. Garigen from Rochester NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Holiday Books for Holiday Fun!

My students need new high-interest holiday books to replace decrepit ones.

  • $214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students who would most benefit and enjoy these books are primary and young elementary boys and girls. These students live in an urban, high poverty city with 100% free lunch/snacks.

Many of the students are excited about reading and comment that they do not have any books at home; which is why it is so important to have high interest books for them to read at the school library.

At the primary and elementary level, students are so excited to learn to read and I want to have more books that they want to read and can read on the shelves.

My Project

The holiday books at our school library are old and out of date. Many of the students can't even read many of the books because the books are at too high a reading level for them. I want to change that.

No matter what holiday, even reluctant readers want a great holiday book.

Therefore, I want to buy several fun Halloween and Christmas books that will excite the students like Vampire Boy's Good Night and How Santa Got His Job. I can use many of the books as read alouds during library class but mostly I want the students to check out the books and enjoy them. These books will be a significant start to developing a splendid holiday book collection!

Ms. Garigen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bone Soup • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
How Santa Got His Job • Amazon Business $14.56 1 $14.56
Vampirina Ballerina • Amazon Business $13.36 1 $13.36
On a Windy Night • Amazon Business $11.93 1 $11.93
Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
A Bad Kitty Christmas • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
How Santa Lost His Job • Amazon Business $11.06 1 $11.06
Vampire Boy's Good Night • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
How to Catch Santa • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
I Am a Witch's Cat • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Halloween Night • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Pumpkin Cat • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
At the Old Haunted House • Amazon Business $5.11 1 $5.11
Fly Guy's Ninja Christmas (Fly Guy #16) • Amazon Business $4.93 1 $4.93

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