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Mrs. Langford from Saint Helens OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Oregon Battle of the Books!

Help me give my students the books they need to compete in Oregon Battle of the Books.

  • $318 goal

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My Students

Have you ever loved a book so much that you wanted to tell the world about it? Have you ever wanted to show off your reading knowledge? Do you thrive with an opportunity for a friendly competition? I would love to give the students at my school the opportunity to participate in the Oregon Battle of the Books!

Our classrooms are filled with hard workers and lovers of learning.

Their brains are ready to soak up any knowledge that comes their way. Many have a love of reading and I'd like them to have the opportunity to show off their skills.

My Project

I look for every opportunity to introduce students to new books and to encourage them to pick up a title they might not typically go for. I would like to get copies of the books that have been nominated for the 2019-2020 Oregon Battle of the Books in my students' hands. Not only will they be introduced to books they haven't read, but by reading these titles they will also be able to participate in a battle to take place next spring.

It is no secret that the path to becoming a better reader is to practice reading.

I'd like to get my students excited about reading and give them an opportunity to participate in a fun, interactive reading competition.

Not only will my students be gaining reading practice, they will also be introduced to new materials and have the chance to show off their reading skills in a friendly competition. It is my hope that this serves as a great motivator, for reading lovers and reluctant readers alike!

Mrs. Langford
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel Book 1) (Pandava Series) • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
Wishtree • Amazon Business $11.98 2 $23.96
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Fablehaven • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
The Wizards of Once • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key • Amazon Business $7.48 2 $14.96
Number the Stars • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Just Dance • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Edge of Extinction #1: The Ark Plan • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Paper Wishes • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Out of Left Field (The Gordon Family Saga) • Amazon Business $6.81 2 $13.62
Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights • Amazon Business $6.42 2 $12.84
Riding Freedom • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Stef Soto, Taco Queen • Amazon Business $5.89 2 $11.78

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