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

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My students need 19 books to improve literacy including Dragon Gets By, Press Here, and The Big Orange Splot.

  • $164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book." -Frank Serafini. A typical day in my classroom starts with Readers' Workshop, where students practice skills and strategies by reading independently, with partners, and in groups.

My 17 second graders are avid readers who love choosing books based on their reading levels and interests.

I have a wide range of reading abilities and interests in class. My students are full of curiosity and energy. They love reading new books, exploring different genres, and sharing what they've read with each other.

My Project

We spend all year in second grade growing as readers. Adding new books to our classroom library will provide my students with more options and opportunities to grow. These books will allow my students to explore texts they are interested in and are able to read on their own.

Donations to this project will improve our classroom by providing students with a wide variety of texts.

My students will learn the habits of good readers, take ownership of their growth as readers, follow their own ambitions and interests, and share that excitement with other students.

Mrs. Bakker
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Press Here • AKJ Books $14.39 1 $14.39
The Book with No Pictures • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustra • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Motocross Freestyle • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
Clown Fish Carol K. Lindeen • AKJ Books $5.32 1 $5.32
Ruby the Copycat • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
The Big Orange Splot • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
I Want to Be an Astronaut Byron Barton, Byron Barton (Illust • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Pocket for Corduroy • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born Jamie Lee Curtis, L • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Elephants Sydnie M. Kleinhenz • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Dragon Gets By • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Buzby: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) Julia Hoban, John H • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Zack''s Alligator • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Boss for a Day • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Minnie and Moo Go to Paris Denys Cazet, DK Publishing • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Harry and the Lady Next Door • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Two Crazy Pigs (Hello Reader! Series) Karen Berman Nagel, Br • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Arthur''s Camp-Out • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91

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