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Mrs. Sapp from Keystone HGTS FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hungry for a Good Book

Help me give my students rich literature to spark the love of reading and put them on the path to become life long readers.

  • $256 goal

This project expired on July 24, 2019.

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My Students

We live in a rural area of north central Florida. Our elementary school is prek-6th grade and has over 800 students. We are a Title I school with every student receiving a free or reduced-price lunch.

Our climate has changed over the years and we serve a large population of children who live at the poverty level.

Many of these students are considered homeless. My classroom itself is a diverse population with children at all different academic levels. I want to work with children in small groups and even one on one while other children have the opportunity to work independently.

This year we are an A school.

My Project

These new books will be a welcome addition to our classroom library. It's important throughout the year to constantly be adding new titles and genres to our collection. It is necessary to have a diverse library so that there is something for everyone.

Students eagerly dive into the new books that are added regularly.

They share their opinions and reviews of each piece of literature with their classmates. This increases circulation of all our new books as well as revitalizing older books by familiar authors. I want my students' enthusiasm for reading to last the length of the school year. When summer arrives I want them to miss our classroom library so much that a trip to the public library will be a priority over their summer vacation.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mother Bruce (Mother Bruce Series) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Dragon Was Terrible • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Stuck • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Pig the Winner (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $12.40 1 $12.40
Hey, Little Ant • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Shh! We Have a Plan • Amazon Business $11.34 1 $11.34
Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles • Amazon Business $11.13 1 $11.13
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Chickens Aren't the Only Ones (World of Nature Series) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Chester • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Chester's Back! • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Little Cat's Luck • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Watermelon Seed • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
One Tiny Turtle: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Mama Had A Dancing Heart (Orchard Paperbacks) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
April Foolishness • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Insect Detective: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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