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Ms. Peters from Austin TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

More Books, Please!

Help me give my students wonderful books to fill our library and their hearts!

  • $987 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are growing and learning in a small, tight-knit school community. It's the type of community that I longed to be a part of when I decided to become an educator. They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and questioners. Without even realizing it, they are inspirations to themselves and others around them, especially me. Our classes serve students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder and specific learning disabilities.

My students are talented, creative, inquisitive, and passionate learners who have an astounding amount of self-awareness and interest in helping other people.

I want to provide them with the tools they need so that they can be as successful as possible because one day they're going to change the world.

My Project

With our society becoming increasingly technological, these books will enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create. The majority of my students are constantly surrounded by technology, which is why I want to create a classroom library for them that they’ll truly love. Once my students finish their work, they always have the opportunity to read. Students will have the chance to pick a book that matches their reading level, appeals to their interests, and generally suits their needs.

With these new books, students will be delighted to race to our classroom library and find it fully stocked with a variety of exciting and engaging books geared to their taste.

Reading is such an integral part of education. The opportunity to challenge themselves with books will make my students stronger readers, which in turn will allow them to be more successful in all academic areas and life as a whole.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Roma Chair, Limo Black • Amazon Business $58.99 2 $117.98
A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket 13 Books Collection Pack Set (Includes the Bad Beginning, the Reptile Room, the Wide Window, the Miserable Mill, the Austere Academy, the Grim Grotto, the Penultimate Peril, the End) • Amazon Business $74.99 1 $74.99
Tiny Land Teepee Tent for Kids with Padded Mat- Play Tent for Boy Girl Indoor & Outdoor, Gray Chevron Heavy Cotton Canvas Teepee • Amazon Business $67.99 1 $67.99
Heroes of Olympus Complete Collection 5 Books Box Set -The Lost Hero/The Son of Neptune/The Mark of Athena/The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (2015-06-07) • Amazon Business $58.90 1 $58.90
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $42.60 1 $42.60
A Wolf Called Wander • Amazon Business $11.55 2 $23.10
Lion Down (FunJungle) • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Charlie Hernxe1ndez & the Castle of Bones (2) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Allies • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Stay • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Dead Voices • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (FunJungle) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
They Call Me Gxfcero: A Border Kid's Poems • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
If I Built a School • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
The Worst Night Ever (Class Trip (2)) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Worst Night Ever (Class Trip (2)) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?: The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Lifters • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Rocket to the Moon!: Big Ideas that Changed the World #1 • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Remarkables • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Out of Sight, Out of Time (10th Anniversary Edition) (Gallagher Girls (5)) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (10th Anniversary Edition) (Gallagher Girls (1)) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
No More Poems!: A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Only the Good Spy Young (10th Anniversary Edition) (Gallagher Girls (4)) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy (10th Anniversary Edition) (Gallagher Girls (2)) • Amazon Business $8.70 1 $8.70
Caterpillar Summer • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third (The Magic Misfits (3)) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Dragon Pearl (Rick Riordan Presents) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
A Tale Dark and Grimm • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
In a Glass Grimmly • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Grimm Conclusion (A Tale Dark & Grimm) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
United We Spy (10th Anniversary Edition) (Gallagher Girls) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
The Rhino in Right Field • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
Drama • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Smile • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (10th Anniversary Edition) (Gallagher Girls) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Happy and Heinous Halloween of Classroom 13 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Small Spaces • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Worst Class Trip Ever • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
From an Idea to Disney: How Imagination Built a World of Magic • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Fantastic and Terrible Fame of Classroom 13 (Classroom 13 (3)) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Best Friends (Real Friends) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Ghosts • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet (1) (Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor) • Amazon Business $4.89 1 $4.89

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