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Mrs. Cavazos from Weslaco TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Readers Into Leaders

Help me give my students more books so they can fall in love with reading.

  • $1,562 goal

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My Students

I love how excited my students are to learn. They are always asking questions and wanting to learn more. They are kind to each other and support their fellow classmates no matter what. They are so helpful and they are true leaders in training. My students help each other find page numbers, log onto computers, help each other with learning. My students are in low income bracket, who also have bilingual parents. Some of these students have no books at home so I provide books to be taken home to read.

My Project

Having these six updated leveled book collections in my library will enhance students love for reading. We have independent reading time, read to self and read to someone in my classroom. Each student will be able to pick just right books for themselves and enjoy reading them around the room.

I would love to bring newer books for their enjoyment, since my books are old.

My objective is to instill a love for reading and then have them become lifelong readers and leaders of our society. I would love these updated books to keep their attention and have them fully enjoy reading them.

Mrs. Cavazos
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kindergarten Classic Grade Level Library (52 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $294.20 1 $294.20
Grade 1 Classic Grade Level Library (50 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $272.36 1 $272.36
Grade 3 Classic Grade Level Library (52 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $271.24 1 $271.24
Grade 2 Classic Grade Level Library (50 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $251.54 1 $251.54
Guided Reading Collection: Level J Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $94.94 1 $94.94
Guided Reading Collection: Level K Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $94.13 1 $94.13

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