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Mrs. Hudson from Kansas City MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mrs. Hudson's Book Tasting Party

Help me give my students 29 new books, so that they build their vocabulary and foster a love for reading.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am excited to be teaching 3rd grade for the first time. I am a HUGE advocate for getting books in my student's hands, so that I can foster a love for reading. I believe, "The more you read, the smarter you get!" Every month I host a Book Tasting Party called: The Hudson Cafe. I introduce my students to different book genres and find something that fits their appetite. Together, let's help students take a bite out of a great book!

My Project

Reading is the most important skill that I can teach my students. It is so important to get current and interesting books in my student's hands.

The Hudson Cafe is a way to encourage reading, while teaching vocabulary and introducing my students to different book genres.

Each month, my classroom is transformed into the Hudson Cafe, where students can be introduced to many different books. The students move from table to table scanning each book, to see if it's a good fit for their reading level. After reading the book, each student will give a Book Talk to the class to encourage their classmates to read their book as well.

All of the books that I have chosen for the this project will be used in the Book Tasting Parties this year.

PLEASE consider donating to The Hudson Cafe.

Mrs. Hudson
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 25 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls) • Amazon Business $16.17 1 $16.17
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Where Is the Serengeti? • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) • Amazon Business $9.82 1 $9.82
Christmas Catastrophe (Geronimo Stilton Special Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hockey Wars • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Super Chef Contest (Geronimo Stilton #58) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Faceoff Fall Out (Jake Maddox Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Comeback Catcher (Jake Maddox Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye (Geronimo Stilton, No. 1) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Who Was Mister Rogers? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Sam Walton? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Wayne Gretzky? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
8-Bit Baseball (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Where Is Hollywood? • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
What Is the Story of The Wizard of Oz? • Amazon Business $5.61 1 $5.61
What Is the Stanley Cup? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.38 1 $5.38
Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.33 1 $5.33
Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? (Where Is?) • Amazon Business $5.33 1 $5.33
I Survived The Great Molasses Flood, 1919 (I Survived #19) (19) • Amazon Business $5.22 1 $5.22
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #7) • Amazon Business $5.02 1 $5.02
Who Was Stephen Hawking? • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Where Is Broadway? • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Who Is Oprah Winfrey? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
What Is NASA? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.55 1 $4.55
Balto of the Blue Dawn (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
Who Was Norman Rockwell? • Amazon Business $4.07 1 $4.07
A Big Day for Baseball (Magic Tree House (R)) • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59

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