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Mrs. Torrence's Scholars from Marietta GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Lit!

Help me give my students a variety of high interest text in order to build a love for literacy!

  • $465 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into our classroom every day full of hope and promise, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. I challenge them each and every day to learn something new and share it with me the next morning. I want them to know I believe in them, and they can do anything.

I teach a diverse and energetic group of amazing 4th graders!

My students are eager to learn each and every day. They encompass all socioeconomic and academic levels and have a diverse set of experiences that make our classroom like no other. My scholars believe in themselves because they know that I believe in them. They fully understand that good is not good enough. I expect greatness each and every day.

My Project

How do students learn to read? By reading of course!

Although my students are fourth graders, they love picture books!

They also have a love for reading and they especially enjoy reading in small groups with their peers. In order to assist with this, we will be participating in book clubs in our classroom. However, we do not have many high interest books for students. These high interest books will engage the scholars in reading with their classmates.

My students chose the books in this project, so that they will have ownership of their own classroom library. Many of them have never been able to go shopping online for classroom materials and were very excited about this opportunity.

With your help, each of my students will be able to engage in a quality book club with relevant and high interest text.

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Mrs. Torrence's Scholars
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Dreams Collection: 3-Book Box Set • Amazon Business $35.88 1 $35.88
I Survived: Ten Thrilling Stories (Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $31.27 1 $31.27
The Last Kids on Earth: The Monster Box • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
EllRay Jakes the Recess King! • Amazon Business $3.29 5 $16.45
A Boy Like You • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
I'm Trying to Love Math • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Boxed Set: (My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish; The Seaquel; Fins of Fury) • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.40 1 $13.40
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
Not Quite Snow White • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Linus The Little Yellow Pencil • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
The Boy Who Saved Baseball • Amazon Business $3.60 3 $10.80
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
Blended • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $8.67 1 $8.67
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Lu (4) (Track) • Amazon Business $7.13 1 $7.13
Sunny (3) (Track) • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
Booked (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $6.42 1 $6.42
Restart • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwell's Classroom Adventures) • Amazon Business $5.57 1 $5.57

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