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Mrs. Cardenas from Chula Vista CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

March Book Madness 2019

Help me give my students award-winning, high interest books to fall in love with!

  • $381 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is in a multicultural, military town. We consistently perform near the top in our district of 45+ elementary schools.

My class is a learning team of 30 unique, eager, intelligent, full-of-life children that come from all different cultural and economic backgrounds.

We are English learners that speak Spanish, Tagalog, & Korean. We are from military families & immigrant families. We are gifted and special needs learners, but most of all, we are a team that celebrates, supports, & lifts each other up.

My Project

Through our school-wide focus of literacy, I am fostering a lifelong love of learning and reading. I want my students to be voracious readers & learners, and to that goal, I try to find unique ways to motivate them to read. In addition, many of my students do love to read and are constantly searching for that next story to love. Participating in the March Book Madness event will combine the excitement of sports playoffs with the excitement of finding and sharing a great book with friends!

The March Book Madness books are the perfect way to give my class brand new reasons to read.

March Book Madness is a book competition played bracket-style like the NCAA Basketball tournaments in March. We will vote online weekly and the final book champion will be announced near when the NCAA basketball championship game is played.

Funding of this project will give them access to high quality, award-winning books that they've probably never heard of or read before.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harbor Me • Amazon Business $14.65 2 $29.30
Front Desk • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
Dactyl Hill Squad • Amazon Business $11.72 2 $23.44
The First Rule of Punk • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
The Best Man • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
The Red Pencil • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
The Cardboard Kingdom • Amazon Business $7.14 2 $14.28
The Gauntlet • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
The Jumbies • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora • Amazon Business $6.81 2 $13.62
The Great Greene Heist (Jackson Greene) • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $5.59 2 $11.18
Restart • Amazon Business $5.35 2 $10.70

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