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

If You Give a Kid a Book

Help me give my students new book choices to give them adventure, mystery and beyond.

  • $332 goal

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My Students

I work at an AMAZING elementary school. My students come from a rural, small town. Many of my students come from low income homes.

After being a classroom teacher in the county for many years, I am now lucky enough to be the librarian here, which means I get to see all 515 of our students every week!

In the library, we get to share good news, swap funny stories, discuss good books, complete STEM projects, and just enjoy being together in a more relaxed school setting. I want to use this wonderful opportunity to impress upon these kids a love for books, as well as learning.

My Project

As a classroom teacher, now librarian and a parent, I know how important reading is in the education of a child. Sometimes getting a kid excited about reading is just a matter of putting the RIGHT book in their hands.

Looking for a good mystery, try.... Want to escape into a fantasy, try.... How about a little funny at the end of a hard day, ....

There are more possibilities than ever with the list of available books. Help me put them in our library and into the hands of a child. A good book can make all the difference.

Mrs. Driskill
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Survived The Great Molasses Flood, 1919 (I Survived #19) • Amazon Business $25.27 2 $50.54
Untitled DWK 14 (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) • Amazon Business $20.99 2 $41.98
Deer Hunting for Kids (Into the Great Outdoors) • Amazon Business $25.74 1 $25.74
Double Down (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) • Amazon Business $25.70 1 $25.70
Freshwater Fishing for Kids (Into the Great Outdoors) • Amazon Business $24.84 1 $24.84
Turkey Hunting for Kids (Into the Great Outdoors) • Amazon Business $19.91 1 $19.91
Woodsong (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $18.40 1 $18.40
The One And Only Ivan (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $18.40 1 $18.40
Bowhunting for Kids (Into the Great Outdoors) • Amazon Business $18.22 1 $18.22

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