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Mrs. Henryk from Trenton NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Read For Math

My students need about 40 books about math as well as folders to organize the activity pages to correspond with the books.

  • $454 goal

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My Students

My students are eager to learn and willing to try, but they have the odds stacked against them to succeed. Your generous support can help my student students be successful.

I am a fourth-grade teacher in a low-income urban area in New Jersey and more than 90% of my students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

My students cannot afford to purchase the necessary supplies for the classroom. I have general education students as well as students learning the English Language in my classroom.

Our school is in an urban area. Many of my students are reading at 2-3 grade level below 4th grade. Despite these challenges, the climate of our school is nurturing and sets high expectations for all students.

My Project

My students are becoming great mathematicians. We are a fourth grade class in an urban area that is economically challenged. This year, I did not receive any classroom supplies for my students. Despite that challenge, I come to school each day with the desire to help my students be the best they can be. I enjoy reading to my students throughout the day. I would love to have literature to read during math. You can be a part of my students' success.

Math is a challenging subject for some students.

Some topics are abstract and difficult for them to understand. I have attended two math workshops in the past that tie literature in with math. I would really love to expand our reading in math center in our classroom. I am asking for forty-two titles including The Great Graph Contest, Shape Up!: Fun With Triangles and Other Polygons, and Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday. I discovered that when students are able to read and complete hands-on-learning about a topic in math, they are much more successful. My students really enjoy reading and with your help, they can enjoy math. The smiles that are on my students' faces after they grasp a concept is priceless.

Mrs. Henryk
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Counting on Frank • Amazon Business $26.47 1 $26.47
One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale • Amazon Business $17.11 1 $17.11
The Best Of Times • Amazon Business $14.87 1 $14.87
12-Pack Pocket Folders - Letter Size File Folders with 2 Pockets, 12 Assorted Tribal Designs, Stay Organized at School or Home - 9.25 x 12 Inches • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Whole-y Cow! Fractions are Fun • Amazon Business $12.46 1 $12.46
Wanda's Roses • Amazon Business $9.11 1 $9.11
Ed Emberley's Picture Pie Two (Drawing Book Series;) • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
The Great Graph Contest • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Shape Up!: Fun With Triangles and Other Polygons • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
If You Were a Fraction (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Mystery Math: A First Book of Algebra • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Pigs on a Blanket (Pigs Will Be Pigs) • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
On Beyond a Million: An Amazing Math Journey • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
A Place for Zero (Charlesbridge Math Adventures (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
If You Were a Polygon (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.63 1 $7.63
Pigs Will Be Pigs: Fun with Math and Money • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
The Multiplying Menace Divides (Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Grandfather Tang's Story (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.28 1 $7.28
Each Orange Had 8 Slices (Counting Books (Greenwillow Books)) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The King's Chessboard (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jim and the Beanstalk • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Polar Bear Math: Learning About Fractions from Klondike and Snow • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
A Fraction's Goal - Parts of a Whole (Math Is Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Esio Trot • Amazon Business $6.84 1 $6.84
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (A Math Adventure) • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
Ed Emberley's Picture Pie (Ed Emberley Drawing Books) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
A Remainder of One • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Full House: An Invitation to Fractions • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
The Grouchy Ladybug • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
One Hundred Hungry Ants • Amazon Business $6.26 1 $6.26
The Button Box • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
How Big Is a Foot? (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do! (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Divide and Ride (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
More or Less (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.51 1 $5.51
The Sundae Scoop (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Marvelous Math: A Book of Poems (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $4.72 1 $4.72
The Doorbell Rang • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Amelia Bedelia (I Can Read Book) • Amazon Business $2.26 1 $2.26

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