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Mrs. Reed from Greenville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

One Book, Two Books, Red Books, Blue Books Part 2

Help me give my students high interest fiction and nonfiction books to build their home libraries.

  • $263 goal

This project expired on February 22, 2019.

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My Students

The students I serve in my reading intervention classes are some of the hardest working children I know. Each day, they come into my reading class ready to learn despite some of the challenges they face at home. Most of the students I serve live in poverty and/or come from Non English speaking homes. Aside from when students are in school, they have very limited access to books.

Easy access to interesting books has been proven effective in closing the rich-poor reading achievement gap.

"If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books!" -Roald Dahl.

My Project

As my aspiring readers attain their monthly reading goals designed to help them increase their fluency and accuracy rates, they will be rewarded with a book from some of the more popular series like What If and Captain Awesome.

Students will be able to choose books that will not only continue to motivate them to read but will also help build their personal home libraries.

A "book blessing" will be held to familiarize the children with the different authors/characters in an attempt to help them make choices that will create a library full of a variety of texts. Many of the books are from a series, allowing the students to build familiarity with characters to aid in comprehension of the text. Additionally, some of the nonfiction books will expose students to different types of reading, i.e. reading recipes, biographies, and completing science experiments.

Mrs. Reed
Grades PreK-2
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
Kid Chef Junior: My First Kids Cookbook • Amazon Business $13.49 2 $26.98
The Twelve Days of Christmas in South Carolina (The Twelve Days of Christmas in America) • Amazon Business $7.06 2 $14.12
What If You Had An Animal Nose? • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
What If You Had An Animal Tail? • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
What If You Had Animal Feet? • Amazon Business $4.68 2 $9.36
What If You Had Animal Eyes? • Amazon Business $4.57 2 $9.14
What If You Had Animal Hair? • Amazon Business $3.74 2 $7.48
How to Make Slime: A 4D Book (Hands-On Science Fun) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Captain Awesome and the Mummy's Treasure • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is the World Cup? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Captain Awesome Has the Best Snow Day Ever? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Captain Awesome and the New Kid • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Captain Awesome to the Rescue! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
The Scary Library Shusher (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Night of the Zombie Zookeeper (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
I Can Make Slippery Slime (Rookie Star Masterspace Projects) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Moana Finds the Way (Disney Moana) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Michael Jackson? • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77
Who Is Pele? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.70 1 $4.70
Captain Awesome Gets a Hole-in-One • Amazon Business $4.60 1 $4.60
Bones (Step-Into-Reading, Step 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Berenstain Bears Catch the Bus: A Tell the Time Story (Step into Reading, Step 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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