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Mrs. Pagel from Madison WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hooked on Reading!

My students need easy chapter books to hook kids on reading!

  • $1,361 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I strive to foster independence in my students, which allows them to have a sense of pride and feelings of accomplishment. This encourages problem-solving when my students will be faced with challenges in the future.

I teach in a classroom where half of the day instruction is in English, and half of the day instruction is in Spanish.

I have both native Spanish and native English speakers in my class, as well as students who speak many other languages at home. In our class, my students are becoming readers and writers in both Spanish and English! Our diverse students love to learn!

My Project

My students need multiple leveled reading books to help them become strategic and successful readers. When students read appropriately leveled texts based on their reading level, they will be able to make the necessary growth to be an independent and strategic reader. We will use these books in small groups, and then students will keep them in their book bins. These books are engaging and many are part of a series. Once kids get hooked on one of these books, they will want to check out more from our school library. I'm excited to hook my kindergartners on reading with these fun, engaging and exciting easy chapter books.

Mrs. Pagel
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash • AKJ Education $10.94 6 $65.64
My Kite is Stuck! and Other Stories (A Duck, Duck, Porcupine Book) • Amazon Business $9.40 6 $56.40
That's My Book! And Other Stories (A Duck, Duck, Porcupine Book) • Amazon Business $8.05 6 $48.30
Duck, Duck, Porcupine! • AKJ Education $7.29 6 $43.74
King & Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code • Amazon Business $6.95 6 $41.70
King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats • Amazon Business $6.95 6 $41.70
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea • AKJ Education $5.83 6 $34.98
Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions • AKJ Education $5.10 6 $30.60
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes • AKJ Education $5.10 6 $30.60
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night • AKJ Education $5.10 6 $30.60
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters • AKJ Education $5.10 6 $30.60
Bink and Gollie • AKJ Education $5.10 6 $30.60
Bink and Gollie: Best Friends Forever • AKJ Education $5.10 6 $30.60
The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation • Amazon Business $5.06 6 $30.36
The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde • Amazon Business $5.06 6 $30.36
Danny's Doodles: The Dog Biscuit Breakfast • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
Clover the Bunny (Dr. KittyCat #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
Danny's Doodles: The Squirting Donuts • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
Danny's Doodles: The Jelly Bean Experiment • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
Posy the Puppy (Dr. KittyCat #1) • Amazon Business $4.74 6 $28.44
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party • Amazon Business $4.49 6 $26.94
Heidi Heckelbeck Has a Secret • AKJ Education $4.37 6 $26.22
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa • AKJ Education $4.34 6 $26.04
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Partners • AKJ Education $4.34 6 $26.04
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Spring Babies • Amazon Business $4.11 6 $24.66
Freddie Ramos Springs into Action • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Ling & Ting: Together in All Weather • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Ling & Ting Not Exactly the Same! • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Ling & Ting Share a Birthday • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Freddie Ramos Zooms to the Rescue • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
On Impact! • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Alien in My Pocket #3: Radio Active • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
The Science Unfair • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Blast Off! • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Freddie Ramos Takes Off • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
Scholastic Reader Level 1: Hippo & Rabbit in Three Short Tales • AKJ Education $3.59 6 $21.54
Scholastic Reader Level 1: Hippo & Rabbit in Brave Like Me (3 More Tales) • Amazon Business $2.51 6 $15.06

Materials cost

$1,109.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,156.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$204.09

Total project goal

$1,360.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,360.62

2 Donors

-$1,360.62

Donations toward project cost

-$1,156.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$204.09

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$0.00

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