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Mrs. Bell from Barron WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mock Newbery Challenge

Help me give my students new books such as A Wolf Called Wonder and Shouting at the Rain so we can participate in Mock Newbery Challenge!

  • $167 goal

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My Students

Although our school is in a rural community, we have a diverse population of students. Many of our students are fairly new to our country and are just learning to speak English. Some of our students live in poverty while others come from wealthier homes.

My classroom is a place where kids can come together to learn and have fun regardless of their differences.

We work with the motto, "We can do hard things!" During the course of our one short school year together, we learn a lot and become family!

My Project

Each year there are so many great books published but only one will win the Newbery Medal! My class is going to have a Newbery Challenge where we read as many potential winners as possible and vote on our favorite. In January, we'll watch live as the actual Newbery Medal is awarded, and hopefully we can cheer as our favorite is the announced as the winner!

Along the way, we'll be reading voraciously, discussing our favorites in small groups, and loving the new books.

With so many great new books available this year, I bet every student will find a new favorite!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Wolf Called Wander • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Lost Girl • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
Pay Attention, Carter Jones • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
The Bridge Home • Amazon Business $13.11 1 $13.11
The Line Tender • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Shouting at the Rain • Amazon Business $12.67 1 $12.67
Eventown • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Extraordinary Birds • Amazon Business $11.15 1 $11.15
New Kid • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79

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