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Ms. B from Dorchester MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Library Fun For Year One!

Help me give my students an assortment of books that will help them create a love for learning and reading!

  • $1,140 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Fourth grade students typically are exploring the idea of self-identity, self-esteem, growing pains and many other aspects of maturing. I will be teaching a class of 21 students with a range of reading abilities. As this is my first year as a teacher, and with this grade level, I have not been able to learn much about my new student just yet.

My hope is that my students are curious and will enjoy exploring different genres of books that appeal to their literary preferences, that are relative to their individual lives and that challenge their perspective.

My Project

These books will be used to help my students find a new found appreciation for literature by introducing new ideals and concepts they can apply in their own lives. I hope to show my students the magic in reading and learning again! My students will be able to use my classroom library to help assist with assignments or to indulge in a genre of choice for pleasure.

Every student deserves a classroom with a well balanced library.

My students come from many different backgrounds and cultures. With these differences, many students still have tons of things in common and will experience this through my classroom library collection.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BR302RD - Comfy Floor Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 4 $219.96
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 4 Best Sellers (20 books) • AKJ Education $110.56 1 $110.56
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 5 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies (16 books) • AKJ Education $94.24 1 $94.24
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 4 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies (16 books) • AKJ Education $91.93 1 $91.93
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 3 Best Sellers (16 books) • AKJ Education $76.14 1 $76.14
TomCare Cube Storage 6-Cube Bookshelf Closet Organizer Storage Shelves Shelf Cubes Organizer Plastic Square Book Shelf Bookcase DIY Closet Cabinet Organizer Shelving for Home Office Bedroom, White • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented • Amazon Business $18.34 1 $18.34
Two Truths and a Lie: Forces of Nature • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Book of Mistakes • Amazon Business $15.84 1 $15.84
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin (Schneider Family Book Awards - Young Children's Book Winner) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Dreamers • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Bookjoy, Wordjoy • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets • Amazon Business $12.18 1 $12.18
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Life Hacks for Kids • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
An Inconvenient Alphabet: Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's Spelling Revolution • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Ruby's Wish • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Love • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Flying Lessons & Other Stories • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Scholastic Reader Level 4: Great Black Heroes: Five Brilliant Scientists: Five Brilliant Scientists (level 4) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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