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Mrs. Landphair from Tulsa OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Non-Fiction for Growing Readers

My students need engaging biographies and informational books. These series are highly coveted and loved by all!

  • $235 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third graders are full of life and ready to learn every day. One of my favorite questions to answer is, "Can I take this book home to read?" My students vary in reading level from 1st grade to 4th grade, so it is important to have high interest books available in a range of reading levels.

We are a Title I school that is located in an urban area that serves families from many backgrounds and cultures.

The school serves a diverse population where over half of the students are bilingual. Nearly 60% of the students are Hispanic, 17% African-American, and 12% Caucasian. Additionally, 99% of our students qualify for the free and reduced-price lunch program. More than three-fourths of the student population resides in low-income apartment complexes, and many also live in Section 8 Housing.

Our staff works to fill not only educational needs, but social and emotional needs also. Our students are amazing and try each day to do their very best. Their spirit to learn and become successful inspires me every day!

My Project

My students need more non-fiction books. Non-fiction books are not only engaging to students, but also help build and strengthen their vocabulary. My students love exploring and learning new things and what better way to foster this learning, than through engaging texts.

I have previously purchased the National Geographic readers and they absolutely LOVE them!

I have to replace some of my current titles because they are falling apart from being read so much! They are definitely a favorite in our classroom library.

The pictures and information in the books are colorful and engaging and reader friendly for young readers.

Mrs. Landphair
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Geographic Readers: Manatees • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Red Pandas • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Kids Readers: Ancient Egypt (L3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Pyramids (Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Coral Reefs • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Polar Bears • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Elephants • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Weather • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Volcanoes! (National Geographic Readers) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Amelia Earhart (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: George Washington Carver (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Rosa Parks (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr. (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Ellis Island • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Lions • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Owls • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Mars • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers L3: Amazing Animal Journeys • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Butterflies • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Kids Readers: Mummies • Amazon Business $3.87 1 $3.87
National Geographic Readers: Turtles • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
National Geographic Readers: Helen Keller (Level 2) (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
DK Readers L1: Animals at Home • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Journey of a Humpback Whale (Dorling Kindersley Readers, Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Amazing Buildings (DK Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
DK Readers: Feeding Time (Level 1: Beginning to Read) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Storms! • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Skyscrapers (Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
A Trip to the Zoo (DK Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Giraffes • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Meteors • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Planes • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Sharks! (Science Reader Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
DK Readers: Plants Bite Back! (Level 3: Reading Alone) • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
DK Readers L1: Sea Otters (DK Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
National Geographic Readers: Robots • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
National Geographic Readers: Sea Otters • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
DK Readers: Busy, Buzzy Bee (Level 1: Beginning to Read) • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
DK Readers: The Story of Anne Frank (Level 3: Reading Alone) • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals • Amazon Business $2.81 1 $2.81

Materials cost

$154.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$199.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.12

Total project goal

$234.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$234.16

2 Donors

-$234.16

Donations toward project cost

-$199.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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