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Mrs. Soden from Schaghticoke NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mrs. Soden’s Happy Classroom Readers!

Help me give my students new and exciting books for a classroom library.

  • $403 goal

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My Students

I am excited to begin this new journey as a 5th-grade classroom teacher! I will be teaching reading, writing, and social studies! My students live in a rural community. We are a small school with students who have a love for learning. They are excited about books and love to read! We are a classroom built around a sense of community, kindness, and eagerness to learn new things! Many students do not have access to books at home so a classroom library is so important to have!

My Project

I am new to 5th grade this year. I have very limited resources at my school to purchase books for a classroom library. Having taught 2nd and 3rd grade for the last 19 years, I have many lower-level books for my struggling readers but will need on level books for 5th graders. I am looking to develop a classroom library that will have students engaged and put many different types of books in their hands to continue a love of reading! I want to create a print-rich environment with lots of books!! They will be used in the classroom as well as at home!

Mrs. Soden
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jason Reynolds's Track Series: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Lu • Amazon Business $39.78 1 $39.78
Warriors: The New Prophecy Box Set: Volumes 1 to 6: The Complete Second Series • Amazon Business $35.29 1 $35.29
Warriors Box Set: Volumes 1 to 6: The Complete First Series (Warriors: The Prophecies Begin) • Amazon Business $29.55 1 $29.55
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $24.71 1 $24.71
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
This One Summer • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
Wishtree • Amazon Business $13.08 1 $13.08
Shouting at the Rain • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Noise: A graphic novel based on a true story • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Guts • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
One for the Murphys • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Because of Mr. Terupt • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
One Crazy Summer • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Sophie Washington: Things You Didn't Know About Sophie (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
Ghost (1) (Track) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
President of the Whole Fifth Grade (President Series) • Amazon Business $6.30 1 $6.30
Sunny (3) (Track) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Restart • Amazon Business $6.02 1 $6.02

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