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Ms. DiGeronimo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Classroom Library

My students need 47 books on various reading levels, as well as 30 reading trackers to address all of the different reading needs in our ICT class.

  • $528 goal

This project expired on January 19, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In an era where technology rules our lives, our children are no exception. As a second year teacher, I have learned first hand how difficult it is to engage students in reading. A versatile classroom library is essential to create life-long learners.

My ICT classroom is made up of both ESL students as well as students with disabilities.

They are hardworking and curious, despite all of the obstacles that life has thrown their way. Although the school year has just begun, we have already started our journey of becoming a family.

My Project

My students will use these novels during independent reading sessions, including AM homeroom and lunch periods. By choosing novels that touch upon a wide variety of topics, I hope to find different entry points to reach each of my students. By having access to a classroom library, our class will not only be able to improve their literacy skills, but they will have the opportunity to either grow or strengthen a love for reading.

My class contains the artists, engineers, doctors, and politicians of the future.

With your donations, I will be able to provide them with a variety of reading material to grasp their interest and open the doors to their bright futures.

Ms. DiGeronimo
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books 1-4 Revised • Amazon Business $38.95 1 $38.95
Roylco Reading Highlight Strips, Assorted Colors, Pack of 30 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Nancy Drew Starter Set • Amazon Business $23.09 1 $23.09
Call Me Maria • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
The Hunger Games Trilogy: The Hunger Games / Catching Fire / Mockingjay • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
The Little Prince • Amazon Business $6.05 3 $18.15
Tuck Everlasting • Amazon Business $7.66 2 $15.32
Sports Illustrated Kids The TOP 10 of Everything in SPORTS • Amazon Business $15.11 1 $15.11
To Kill a Mockingbird • Amazon Business $4.94 3 $14.82
Charlotte's Web (Trophy Newbery) • Amazon Business $7.26 2 $14.52
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
Of Mice and Men • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
The Pearl • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
James and the Giant Peach • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
The Terrible Two • Amazon Business $10.54 1 $10.54
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Stars • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Eleanor & Park • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
Eragon (Inheritance, Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Aesop's Fables (Dover Children's Thrift Classics) • Amazon Business $3.00 3 $9.00
National Geographic Kids Everything Soccer: Score Tons of Photos, Facts, and Fun • Amazon Business $8.83 1 $8.83
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • Amazon Business $4.14 2 $8.28
Julie of the Wolves • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
The Book Thief • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
Baseball: How It Works (The Science of Sports (Sports Illustrated for Kids)) • Amazon Business $7.15 1 $7.15
Divergent (Divergent Series) • Amazon Business $6.91 1 $6.91
The Maze Runner (Book 1) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Ttyl • Amazon Business $5.12 1 $5.12
TIME For Kids Book of Why: Stellar Space • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
TIME For Kids Book of Why: Amazing Sports and Science • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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