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Ms. Gonzalez from Garland TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

May the Books Be with You!

Help me give my students a variety of books to take them on an adventure of their lifetime that they will never forget!

  • $537 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am an ATPE member who is the proud teacher of 44 amazing third graders. This year I have the pleasure to teach reading, writing, and social studies to my students in a Title I school, where 98% of our students are economically disadvantaged and 79% are ELLs. In many cases, my classroom is like a second home for them.

My students are like my own children.

They each look up to me every day to help them prepare to become our future professionals. My goal, as their teacher, is to ensure that I do whatever is necessary for my students to succeed in life.

My Project

Expanding my classroom library, with the requested stools and books, will allow my students easy access to books they can read and want to read. This will also help build confidence when they choose their own reading materials. As a result, this can help improve comprehension, vocabulary and fluency.

"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader!"

-Margaret Fuller

I want my student to see independent reading and free choice as a way for them to discover the fun, adventure and pleasure in reading. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind, as I have asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading.

Ms. Gonzalez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Black • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Anna, Banana, and Friends—A Four-Book Paperback Collection • AKJ Education $17.51 1 $17.51
Rebekah - Niña Detective Libros 1-8: Divertida Historias de Misterio para Niños Entre 9-12 Años (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Una arruga en el tiempo / A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Rebekah - Niña Detective Libros 9-16: Divertida Historias de Misterio para Niña Entre 9-12 Años (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Hermanas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.56 1 $14.56
Wish • Amazon Business $6.78 2 $13.56
Nate El Grande: Único en su clase # 1/ Big Nate: In A Class By Himself (Spanish Edition) (Big Nate (Harper Collins)) • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
El Club de Las Baby-Sitters: Buena Idea, Kristy! (El Club de las Baby-Sitters / The Baby-Sitters Club) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
Supersorda - El Deafo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
Hombre Perro: La pelea de la selva (6) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (Spanish) (Hombre Perro) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sonrie! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Anna, Banana, and the Big-Mouth Bet • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
A Box of Clementines (3-Book Paperback Boxed Set) • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Fart Wars: May The Farts Be With You (The Disgusting Adventures of Milo Snotrocket) (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate / Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
Nate el Grande: ¡Hola! (Volume 10) (Big Nate) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
El ratoncito de la moto (The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Hombre Perro: Historia de dos gatitos (Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Las aventuras del Capitán Calzoncillos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
La casa del árbol # 2 El Caballero del Alba (Spanish Edition) (La Casa Del Arbol / Magic Tree House) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Dinosaurios al atardecer (Casa del arbol) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
El Capitán Calzoncillos y el perverso plan del Profesor Pipicaca (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
El Capitán Calzoncillos y la ridícula historia de los seres del inodoro morado (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Las aventuras del superbebe pañal (El Capitán Calzoncillos) (Spanish Edition) Captain Underpants • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
La casa del árbol # 13 Vacaciones al pie de un volcán / Vacation Under the Volcano (Spanish Edition) (La Casa Del Arbol / Magic Tree House) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Ada Lace, on the Case • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Stink and the Shark Sleepover • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
La casa del árbol # 4 Piratas después del mediodía (Spanish Edition) (La Casa Del Arbol / Magic Tree House) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Completely Clementine • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Judy Moody • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Fantastic and Terrible Fame of Classroom 13 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ballpark Mysteries #3: The L.A. Dodger • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Bailey School Kids #1: Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stink: Hamlet and Cheese • Amazon Business $2.95 1 $2.95

Materials cost

$419.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.40

Total project goal

$536.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$536.02

1 Donor

-$536.02

Donations toward project cost

-$455.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.40

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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