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Ms. Magnuson from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Read!

Help me give my students books that will inspire, motivate, and teach them!

  • $846 goal

This project expired on July 23, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Never will you meet a more eager and inquisitive crowd. My fourth grade class includes learners of all styles and abilities, with widely diverse strengths, needs, interests, and backgrounds.

My students are united in their love of learning, but how they access learning differs from one to the next to the next.

Some learn best in a quiet environment while others thrive in partnerships. Some need a chair and a desk to get in the writer's mindset while others get the creative juices flowing when they are sprawled across the carpet. All of them need access to the tools of a comfortable and accommodating learning environment.

My Project

My fourth graders are insatiable readers -- and my classroom library cannot keep up! They are readers of all levels and interests, and some of them depend on accessing books in school. To spark and sustain their love of reading, I need to build a strong, diverse classroom library that reflects their lives and challenges them to understand new perspectives.

These books are carefully selected to be high-interest, on grade level, and appealing to a wide variety of students.

They integrate well with the curriculum and they will inspire new areas of inquiry. Thank you for supporting the lifelong love of literacy of my students!

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 4-6 ( Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / Grades 4-6 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Newbery Classroom Library Builder: Grades 3+ ( Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / Grades 3-5 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
ECR4Kids Scoop Front Storage Bins, Blue (10Pack) • Amazon Business $39.50 1 $39.50
The Raina Telgemeier Collection (A Box Set) • Amazon Business $27.50 1 $27.50
Coretta Scott King Classroom Library Builder: Grades K–6 ( Exclusive) - Box of 7 titles / Grades K-6 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $25.00 1 $25.00
The Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Collection: Sleepover Sleuths; Scream for Ice Cream; Pony Problems; The Cinderella Ballet Mystery; Case of the Sneaky Snowman • Amazon Business $20.56 1 $20.56
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Pashmina • Amazon Business $15.83 1 $15.83
Julián Is a Mermaid • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Pax • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Merci Suárez Changes Gears • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Reckless Club • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Caleb and Kit • Amazon Business $10.80 1 $10.80
Forever, or a Long, Long Time • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword (NONE) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
El Deafo • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
The Breadwinner • Amazon Business $9.22 1 $9.22
New Kid • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Amal Unbound • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Secret Keepers • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Best Man • Amazon Business $8.87 1 $8.87
Nightlights • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Raymie Nightingale • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Stella by Starlight • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Fourteenth Goldfish • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $7.78 1 $7.78
The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea • Amazon Business $7.13 1 $7.13
The Birchbark House • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Wish • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Wolf Hollow • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
George (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
A Handful of Stars • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Sticks & Stones • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
The Wanderer • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Half a World Away • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Hope Was Here • Amazon Business $4.88 1 $4.88

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