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Ms. Rimpo from Long Beach CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn to Love Reading.

Help me give my students the chance to fall in love with reading.

  • $382 goal

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My Students

I'm a new teacher in Long Beach. I work at a school where 92% of students are eligible receive free lunch. In my classroom, I have a substantial number of students who are English Language Learners. My students truly enjoy being at school and learning. Despite their challenging circumstances, they come to school ready to learn, and persevere through their problems. It is my goal to provide them with hands-on learning activities that will address every type of learner.

I firmly believe in equity over equality.

Each of my students has the potential to succeed and thrive in school. It is my job as a teacher to provide a level playing field for each student so that they may achieve their highest potential.

My Project

As a new teacher, I have a very small library. The books I do have, are used and worn thin. I have some students who enjoy reading and will ask me to read during recess. However, I have some students who have not yet found the love for reading.

It is my mission as a teacher, to show my students the joy of reading.

If I provide them with books that interest them, I'm hoping it will spark a passion for books. Many of them do not get the chance to go to the library with their families. I would like to bring the library to them.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Complete Wreck (Series of Unfortunate Events box set, #1-13) • AKJ Education $131.40 1 $131.40
"Who Could That Be at This Hour?" • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
"Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?" • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
"When Did You See Her Last?" • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Dragon's Return • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.59 2 $11.18
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
The Zodiac Legacy: Balance of Power • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Zodiac Legacy: The Dragon's Return • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Convergence • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Shiloh • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Hatchet • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89

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