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Mrs. Goss from El Segundo CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Latest and Greatest Literature

Help me give my students literature that will touch their heads and hearts!

  • $893 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This first grade class is part of an amazing school located in a small "community-centered" town just outside Los Angeles.

Our class is comprised of 25 high energy, super excited students that can't wait to learn something new every day!

It is a joy to be around these 6-8 year old boys and girls every day and see the light bulbs go off, hear their fabulous thoughts, and experience their tremendous growth. They are rock stars and I am honored to be their teacher.

My Project

My first graders are voracious readers! They love books and would read all day if they could. I would, too! I attended the Scholastic Reading Summit this summer and Mr. Schu, the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs "book talked" some amazing new books that are sure to inspire, engage, and empower readers.

To extend my students' love of books and fully meet their needs and interests as readers, I would love to purchase these "latest and greatest" literary works of art.

These books would be used as both mentor texts when teaching reading skills, but they would also live in the hands, hearts, and minds of my students as they participate in Reading Workshop this year.

Mrs. Goss
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 1 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 26 $149.50
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Single Copy Set) - Box 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $24.95 1 $24.95
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Single Copy Set) - Box 1 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $24.95 1 $24.95
The Mysterious Benedict Society Complete Paperback Collection • Amazon Business $24.58 1 $24.58
The Complete Adventures of the Borrowers • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
My Fox Series: Books 1-3: My Fox Collection • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Dandy • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Kingdom of Wrenly Collection (Includes four magical adventures and a map!): The Lost Stone; The Scarlet Dragon; Sea Monster!; The Witch's Curse • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Book of Mistakes • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Thank You, Omu! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
When You Are Brave • Amazon Business $14.82 1 $14.82
My Friend Maggie • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Llama Destroys the World • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
Misunderstood Shark • Amazon Business $13.77 1 $13.77
All the Lost Things • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Daniel's Good Day • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
How to Read a Book • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Perfect Square • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Duck! Rabbit!: (Bunny Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) • Amazon Business $10.74 1 $10.74
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
Barnaby Never Forgets • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
A Big Mooncake for Little Star • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Alchemist War (The Time-Tripping Faradays) • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
Wordplay • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
The Nice Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Happenstance Found (1) (The Books of Umber) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $6.33 1 $6.33
The Knights of the Kitchen Table #1 (Time Warp Trio) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Yasmin the Writer • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Yasmin the Gardener • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Yasmin the Soccer Star • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
You Can Do It, Yasmin! • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Yasmin the Explorer • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Yasmin the Friend • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Meet Yasmin! • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Yasmin the Zookeeper • Amazon Business $5.66 1 $5.66
Yasmin the Chef • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
Yasmin the Painter • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Yasmin the Teacher • Amazon Business $4.42 1 $4.42
Yasmin in Charge • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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