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Ms. Canon from La Vergne TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Library

My students need 25+ books, including an Almanac, "Number the Stars", "Charlotte's Web" and a "Chronicles of Narnia" boxed set.

  • $333 goal

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HELP US LEARN!!! I teach all subjects in fourth grade! Our school is lacking when it comes to funds! Reading is a very important factor in my student's education and I want to provide lots of interesting books, they would want to read! Students will use the classroom library everyday, multiple times a day! Not only will the students in my classroom benefit from an awesome library, future students will as well! Reading is the fundamental component in education.

We are an old school and I feel we are often forgotten about. Our school is 35 years old! There are new schools being built all around us, getting all the coolest and latest stuff! We do not get all the supplemental materials the other schools get, but are still expected to do as well. We are at a major disadvantage!

The books I chose are not only different in subject matter, they are the classics that are often forgotten about in this day and age. As my student is reading or summarizing their book to their parents, I would love for my parents to relate to their children! Because they are classics, maybe my student's parents read them when they were in school as well!

I want my students to be engaged during Drop Everything And Read and ask for more time READ!!! I want them to be so crazy about reading their book, they finish it in one night because they just can't put it down!!

Ms. Canon
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gossamer Lois Lowry • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Time for Kids Almanac 2010 Editors of Time for Kids Magazine • Barnes and Noble $11.19 1 $11.19
Charlotte's Web E. B. White, Garth Williams, Edith Goodkind Rosenwald, Garth Williams (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Tuck Everlasting Natalie Babbitt • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Stuart Little E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Classic Starts: Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Jamel Akib (Illustrator), Abridged by Deanna McFadden, Arthur Pober (Afterword) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Number the Stars Lois Lowry • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E. L. Konigsburg • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Chronicles of Narnia Hardcover Boxed Set C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $96.00 1 $96.00
Best of Judy Blume: 4 Copy Box Set Judy Blume • Barnes and Noble $22.02 1 $22.02
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip van Winkle Washington Irving, Thea Kliros (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $2.25 1 $2.25
Literature Connections English: The Giver Lois Lowry • Barnes and Noble $17.10 1 $17.10
Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers Gary Paulsen • Barnes and Noble $5.85 1 $5.85
Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson, Donna Diamond (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Jacob Have I Loved Katherine Paterson • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Summer of the Swans Betsy Byars, Ted Coconis (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
My Brother Sam Is Dead James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29

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