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Ms. Greene from Springfield MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Just Right Books!

Help me give my students a wide variety of grade level books so they can continue to grow their love for reading!

  • $787 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a 98% poverty elementary school, my students have many challenges and obstacles to overcome each and every day. Our school is a neighborhood school, meaning all of the students live within walking distance of the school. My Fifth Grade class is made up of a group of 28 students, many of whom come from bilingual and/or single parent households. All students receive free breakfast and lunch from the school.

My students try their very best each and every day to do what they can to succeed, and it is my goal to provide these students with the resources that they need to do so.

Each of my students has various strengths and weaknesses and I want to be able to provide them with the tools to best fit their individual needs.

My Project

My fifth grade students are always eager to find a new, interesting book that they can read. These books will continue to enhance the love of reading that I strive to build within each of my students.

As their teacher, it is important to me that my students are able to build their identities as readers by exposing them to a wide variety of genres and reading levels that are just right for them!

Each of these books have been chosen with my students in mind, and most have been requested directly from them. Being able to choose books that interest them will ultimately allow them to grow as readers. My students have already shown a passion for reading, and these books will only allow that passion to grow!

Ms. Greene
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amulet Box Set: Books 1-7 • AKJ Education $66.38 1 $66.38
Shadow Children (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $41.85 1 $41.85
The Borrowers • AKJ Education $5.83 6 $34.98
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $5.59 6 $33.54
Hoot • AKJ Education $5.59 6 $33.54
Tuck Everlasting • AKJ Education $5.59 6 $33.54
Maniac Magee • AKJ Education $5.58 6 $33.48
Middle School Box Set • Amazon Business $31.36 1 $31.36
Bridge to Terabithia • AKJ Education $5.10 6 $30.60
Percy Jackson and the Olympians (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $29.89 1 $29.89
Freak the Mighty • AKJ Education $4.89 6 $29.34
Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set Judy Blume • AKJ Education $29.16 1 $29.16
Wings of Fire • AKJ Education $25.51 1 $25.51
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback 3-Book Boxed Set • AKJ Education $20.40 1 $20.40
Darkness of Dragons (Wings of Fire, Book 10) • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Talons of Power (Wings of Fire, Book 9) • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Auggie & Me Three Wonder Stories • AKJ Education $11.89 1 $11.89
Return of the Homework Machine • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Big Nate Blasts Off • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1 • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2 • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Big Nate In the Zone • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Big Nate Lives It Up • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Big Nate: Here Goes Nothing • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate: Genius Mode • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Homework Machine • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Matilda • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Pippi Goes on Board • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Moon Rising (Wings of Fire, Book 6) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Winter Turning (Wings of Fire, Book 7) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Escaping Peril (Wings of Fire, Book 8) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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