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Mrs. Lund from Port Orchard WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspire Boys to Read

Help me give my students books that will get my boy readers excited to read!

  • $524 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is an elementary school library. All students in the building, kindergarten through fifth grade, come to the library each week to check out books, do research, and learn technology skills. My school is located in Port Orchard.

We have over 490 students at our school that visits the library weekly.

Our school population has over 40% of our students are eligible for the free and reduced-price lunch program. All students are equal when it comes to learning and all of my students deserve every advantage I can give them.

My Project

Reading is the most important thing we can teach children to do. To love and enjoy reading is something students have to figure out for themselves. Boys tend to be reluctant readers and are often frustrated because they can't find something to read that they what to read about. I hear way too often reading is boring!

My boys NEED books that will get them excited about reading.

When a student finds a series they like it gets them excited to read the next book. My boys keep asking for the next Bad Guys book or the next Dogman book. Boys and girls are different and they like different things. I want to give my boys more options for reading. That being said I am sure all of my students, both boys and girls will enjoy these books!

Mrs. Lund
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 490 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Place for Pluto • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Hobbit (Graphic Novel) with a subtitle of An illustrated edition of the fantasy classic • Amazon Business $15.30 1 $15.30
Endling #2: The First • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Sticks • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Odyssey • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Inky the Octopus: Bound for Glory • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
If I Built a School • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Roly-Polies (Mini-Animalist) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
The Worst Book in the Whole Entire World (Entire World Books) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
World of Reading Star Wars Boxed Set: Level 1 (World of Reading: Level 1) • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Legend of the Star Runner: A Timmi Tobbson Adventure (Solve-Them-Yourself Mysteries for Kids 8-12) • Amazon Business $11.03 1 $11.03
We Are Not Friends (You Are Not Small) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Hilo Book 5: Then Everything Went Wrong • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Guide to Creating Comic in 3-D (Dog Man) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) (8) • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Brave (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $9.08 1 $9.08
Night Night, Groot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Mr. Wolf's Class (Mr. Wolf's Class #1) • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Bird & Squirrel All Tangled Up (Bird & Squirrel #5) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Star Wars Adventures Vol. 4: Smuggler's Blues • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits • Amazon Business $7.26 1 $7.26
Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee: (Kids Book Series, Early Reader Books, Best Selling Kids Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Comics Squad #2: Lunch! • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Stubborn as a Mule and Other Silly Similes (Ways to Say It) • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
Pie in the Sky • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Bob • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Harold & Hog Pretend For Real! • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88
Big Nate: Payback Time! (Volume 20) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Brute-Cake: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #1) (1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Marley: Marley Learns a Lesson (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Marley: Strike Three, Marley! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
World of Reading This is Thor (Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Endling #1: The Last • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Survival Tails: The Titanic • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69
Marley: The Dog Who Ate My Homework (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Eye of the Earthquake Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #13) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9) • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
A Friend for Dragon: An Acorn Book (Dragon #1) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

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