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Mrs. Kowalevicz from Arlington VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hooked on Series Books!

Help me give my students a wide variety of series books at their independent reading levels!

  • $291 goal

This project expired on September 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first grade teacher at a diverse school just outside of Washington, D.C. Our school is culturally and linguistically diverse; students represent more than forty-one countries and speak more than twenty different languages at home. More than seventy-four percent of our students receive free or reduced price lunch.

My curious first graders are full of enthusiasm for learning!

They come to school eager to learn with smiles on their faces. They are energetic learners who enjoy hands-on, inquiry-based lessons differentiated to meet their individual needs.

My Project

My students absolutely love to read! Once they get hooked on a book series, they don't want to stop reading about their favorite characters!

I want my students to meet diverse characters they can relate to, so they can "see" themselves in the books they read.

These series books will allow my students to have so many more books to read and explore, with characters they feel connected to. These books will help my students practice important reading skills as they analyze character traits, identify problem/solution, and retell the important events in the story.

It's so important to always have new and engaging books to help develop lifelong readers. Please help us continue to grow as readers and finish the school year strong!

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $21.91 1 $21.91
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2 (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $15.68 1 $15.68
The Frog and Toad Collection Box Set: Includes 3 Favorite Frog and Toad Stories! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Zapato Power Boxed Set #1-3 • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Nate the Great • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Nate the Great and the Big Sniff • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mr. Putter & Tabby Paint the Porch • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mr. Putter & Tabby Make a Wish • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mr. Putter & Tabby Hit the Slope • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mr. Putter & Tabby Bake the Cake • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Nate the Great and the Monster Mess • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Beach Trip (Sofia Martinez) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Mr. Putter & Tabby Walk the Dog • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Singing Superstar (Sofia Martinez) • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
Nate the Great and the Missing Birthday Snake • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Nate the Great and the Stolen Base • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
My Vida Loca (Sofia Martinez) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Katie Woo Tries Something New • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Katie Woo Loves School • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Katie Woo and Her Big Ideas • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Every Day Is Exciting (Sofia Martinez) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Katie Woo, Don't Be Blue • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Katie Woo, Every Day's an Adventure • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
My Family Adventure (Sofia Martinez) • Amazon Business $4.06 1 $4.06
Zelda and Ivy and the Boy Next Door (Candlewick Sparks) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter: True Friends • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter: The School Play • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter: Lost and Found • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Zelda and Ivy (Candlewick Sparks) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Zelda and Ivy One Christmas: Candlewick Sparks • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Zelda and Ivy: The Big Picture: Candlewick Sparks • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Iris and Walter: Substitute Teacher • Amazon Business $1.99 1 $1.99

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