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Ms. Byers from Warsaw IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

HOOKED on a Good Book!

Help me give my students a captivating book series that they just can't put down!

  • $339 goal

This project expired on March 8, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

With little family involvement at home, the Byers Buffaloes crave a loving school environment. Our classroom motto is: "Be wise. Be kind. Be brave."

Along with academic instruction, I am also very passionate about teaching my students what it means to become kids of character.

I want them to grow from simply being rule followers into students who desire to make wise decisions on their own. Additionally, since I teach in a high poverty school, I want my students to have as many unique, hands-on experiences as possible. I strive to provide research-based instruction for my students as a facilitator of learning while encouraging them to take risks and develop into life-long learners!

My Project

At the beginning of the school year, it is not uncommon to hear: "I hate reading!" or "None of these books look good to me..."

But then, one magical day, they pick up the first book in a series, and then it's hook, line, and sinker!

When students are engaged in a book series, they find any spare moment of the day to read the next page of their beloved book. Students who once stared at the clock during independent reading time to see how much longer it is until lunch now check the clock to see WHEN independent reading time is! It doesn't take long for word to spread around the classroom about the "lit" new series Miss Byers has!

Thank you for considering this project!

Ms. Byers
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12 Books Complete Collection Set Box of Books NEW 2018 Edition • Amazon Business $74.99 1 $74.99
Dork Diaries x 10 title set: Dork Diaries / Party Time / How to Dork your Diary / Pop Star / Dear Dork / TV Star / Skating Sensation / Holiday Heartbreak / OMG / Once Upon a Dork • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Hank Zipzer Collection 10 Books Collection Set Pack Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, Niagara Falls - Or Does It? I Got a "D" in Salami Day of the Iguana The Zippity Zinger The Night I Flunked My Field Trip Holy Enchilada! • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $32.17 1 $32.17
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
Nancy Drew Starter Set - Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
The Kane Chronicles Box Set • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89

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