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Mrs. Loving from Dardanelle AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lifelong Readers Become Leaders

Help me give my students books that will encourage them to become lifelong readers!

  • $654 goal

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My Students

My students come to school everyday with different needs. Some come to school ready to work hard, and others are overwhelmed by simple classroom tasks. Many of my students struggle with reading on grade level.

Reading is the window to the world.

Therefore, it is important that all of my students regardless of reading level or language proficiency have access to different types of texts. As I work to encourage of love of reading and lifelong learning, having books that are current, popular, and on a variety of topics will allow me to better reach my students.

My Project

As a Literacy teacher, I strive to encourage my students to love to read. Many of my 5th grade students struggle with reading and come to me multiple grade levels behind. When students struggle, they tend to not enjoy reading. The best way for these students to increase their reading ability is to read more often. One way I try to encourage students to read is by offering them a variety of books.

Reading will allow students access to experiences that they may never get otherwise.

Between building vocabulary, introducing historical events, and explaining different cultures, reading brings the world to students. These books will be used to add a greater variety of popular books to my library and small group reading lessons.

Mrs. Loving
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 80 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Collection 12 Books Set By Jeff Kinney • Amazon Business $66.99 1 $66.99
Dork Diaries By Rachel Renee Russell 12 Books Collection Set (Puppy Love, Holiday Heartbreak, TV Star, Pop Star, Frenemies Forever, Skating Sensation, Party Time) • Amazon Business $52.78 1 $52.78
The Raina Telgemeier Collection (A Box Set) • Amazon Business $29.00 1 $29.00
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $25.92 1 $25.92
The War That Saved My Life • Amazon Business $8.54 2 $17.08
Junkyard Wonders • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
How to Read a Book • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Shouting at the Rain • Amazon Business $12.67 1 $12.67
The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden • Amazon Business $12.25 1 $12.25
The Season of Styx Malone • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Journey of Little Charlie (National Book Award Finalist) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Ghosts of Greenglass House • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
A Wolf Called Wander • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Say Something • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Merci Suárez Changes Gears • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $8.64 1 $8.64
The War I Finally Won • Amazon Business $8.26 1 $8.26
The Losers Club • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Whispers • Amazon Business $7.72 1 $7.72
The Sandwich Swap • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
The Night Diary • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Paper Wishes • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
The Alcatraz Escape (The Book Scavenger series) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street (1) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say • Amazon Business $5.61 1 $5.61

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