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Ms. Craigie from Oakland CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mystery Books!

Help me give my students a variety of mystery books for our upcoming reading unit!

  • $266 goal

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My Students

I am a first year teacher who teaches 4th grade in the Oakland Unified School District. I have designed a classroom environment where my students feel encouraged, comfortable, safe, and supported. As a teacher, I strive to make each of my students become life-long learners.

Being able to read and write are essential in becoming lifelong learners.

My students come from various economic backgrounds and, with your generous donations, my students will be able to challenge themselves and each other to become life-long learners each and every day. Thank you for your support—my students and I really appreciate it!

My Project

In a few weeks my students will be embarking on a new reading unit where they will read and study mystery texts. The genre is very fascinating for my students, so I'm excited to see how my students analyze mystery novels.

My students absolutely love mystery books, so this unit is going to be very fun.

In order for this unit to be successful, each student needs to have access to a mystery book. My current classroom library has a very limited supply of mystery books, so I am asking for more books to enrich my student's literacy skills and love for reading.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Boxcar Children 20-Book Set (The Boxcar Children Mysteries) • Amazon Business $98.61 1 $98.61
Cam Jansen 6 Book Set (Mystery of the UFO, Mystery of the Monster Movie, Ghostly Mystery, First Day • Amazon Business $33.90 1 $33.90
The Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Collection: Sleepover Sleuths; Scream for Ice Cream; Pony Problems; The Cinderella Ballet Mystery; Case of the Sneaky Snowman • Amazon Business $22.07 1 $22.07
Encyclopedia Brown Box Set (4 Books) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Nate the Great and the Monster Mess • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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