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Mrs. Clontz from Mobile AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Year New Books

My students need new books to spark their love of reading.

  • $347 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a Title I setting. They have many of the same challenges as students around the country, but also have to deal with outside issues that I know I didn't even know about when I was their age.

They need access to tools to broaden their horizons and expand their knowledge of the world beyond their neighborhoods.

There is a lot of potential in my students, but they need to see what the rest of the world has to offer so they can reach for it.

My Project

My students love getting new books! This is also true of older books, but new copies. Many of the books in our library have been well loved and need to be replaced. We are also missing many award winning books. Students are learning about the Newberry, Caldecott, and other book awards and are looking to have those books available to check out and read.

I am looking to add more books to my collection that are award winners and some that are favorites of students at other schools.

Anything I can do to encourage them to read more and different things, I'm willing to do!

Mrs. Clontz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Katie Woo (14 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $63.82 1 $63.82
Captain Underpants (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
Judy Moody (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
Winning Season (6 Books) • AKJ Education $26.89 1 $26.89
Ann Cameron (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.40 1 $22.40
The Crossover • AKJ Education $10.28 2 $20.56
The Girl Who Drank the Moon • AKJ Education $15.26 1 $15.26
Freedom Over Me • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29

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