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Ms. McCollum from Campobello SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Them Read!

My students need quality books! Fifth graders especially love the Dork Diaries Series, Guinness World Record Books, and I Survived Books. I want them to have access to their favorites in my classroom!

  • $369 goal

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My Students

Our school is small and community-centered, and full of sweet kids who truly want to learn. This coming year, I will have close to 75 fifth graders visiting my classroom daily.

I truly believe that every single one of my students can succeed if they are given the tools to do so.

I want to provide my students with a variety of books in order for them to grow as readers as well as to encourage a love of reading.

My Project

My students need a variety of good books that they can choose from. I believe that one of the best things I can do for my students is to give them opportunities to read books that they find interesting.

By having access to good books, my students will be able to apply the reading skills they are learning as well as develop a love for reading.

I want even my reluctant readers to realize that they can have success and enjoy reading as much as the best readers in the class. These books are some that my past students have really enjoyed and I would love to have them in my classroom library.

Ms. McCollum
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dork Diaries By Rachel Renee Russell 12 Books Collection Set (Puppy Love, Holiday Heartbreak, TV Star, Pop Star, OMG, Skating Sensation, Party Time) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Raina Telgemeier Collection • Amazon Business $29.94 1 $29.94
Guinness World Records 2017 • Amazon Business $27.82 1 $27.82
The Giver Quartet boxed set • Amazon Business $25.97 1 $25.97
Genius!: The most astonishing inventions of all time • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
Guinness World Records 2018: Meet our Real-Life Superheroes • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Whoppers: History's Most Outrageous Lies and Liars • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The River (A Hatchet Adventure) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Guinness World Records: Biggest and Smallest! • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
100 Things to Be When You Grow Up • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Scholastic Year in Sports 2018 • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Woodsong • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14) • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 (I Survived #11) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937 (I Survived #13) • Amazon Business $3.68 1 $3.68

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