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Ms. Anderson from Champaign IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pick Your Sport!

My students need access to books on a variety of sports. I am especially excited about Make Me the Best at Track and Field because this sport is very popular at our school.

  • $586 goal

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My Students

Our school's library is one of the most popular places in our building. The library services nearly 800 students from different cultural and economic backgrounds. I am proud of the fact that students can find just what they need to meet a variety of reading interests and a range of abilities. Our comprehensive and growing collection is essential to meeting each student's needs.

Many of our students do not live near a public library so they rely on their school library to meet their reading needs.

Do you remember visiting your school library? Did they have books you were interested in reading? Our students love visiting the library and last year checked out nearly 24,000. The best gift I can give my students is a growing collection filled with up-to-date resources.

My Project

Funding this project will bring 30 new titles on a wide variety of sports to our library's collection. I know the kids will be competing to be the first to check out Chicago's Big Teams: Great Moments of the Cubs, Bears, White Sox, Blackhawks and Bulls.

As part of our celebration, I will host a sports breakfast for athletes so they can be the first to check out the new titles.

I know that many of our student athletes love reading about their sports so the books on soccer, running, and golf will be very popular. The Mind vs. Muscle series will help students build an intellectual bridge between their athletic skill and the science behind their performance. These books can't be in the library soon enough!

Ms. Anderson
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
20 Soccer Legends (World Soccer Books) • Amazon Business $35.45 1 $35.45
Ohio State Football (America's Most Winning Teams) • Amazon Business $32.75 1 $32.75
12 Reasons to Love Track and Field (Sports Report) • Amazon Business $31.35 1 $31.35
Make Me the Best at Track and Field (Make Me the Best Athlete) • Amazon Business $27.61 1 $27.61
The IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2014 • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Bmx in the X Games (Kid's Guide to the X Games) • Amazon Business $24.60 1 $24.60
Chicago's Big Teams: Great Moments of the Cubs, Bears, White Sox, Blackhawks and Bulls • Amazon Business $23.37 1 $23.37
Soccer (DK Eyewitness Books) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Freestyle Soccer Tricks: Tricks, Flick-ups, Catches • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
I Got This: To Gold and Beyond • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
Extreme Ultra Running (Nailed It!) • Amazon Business $14.21 1 $14.21
Football (Mind Vs Muscle: The Psychology of Sports) • Amazon Business $14.05 1 $14.05
Soccer (Mind Vs Muscle: The Psychology of Sports) • Amazon Business $14.05 1 $14.05
Basketball (Mind Vs Muscle: The Psychology of Sports) • Amazon Business $14.05 1 $14.05
Gone For a Run NYC 26.2 Marathon Christmas Ornament | Running Porcelain Ornaments • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Sprint Car Racing: Unleashing the Power (Cover-To-Cover Books) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Golf Rules and Etiquette For Dummies • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
North Carolina Basketball (America's Most Winning Teams) • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75
Duke Basketball (America's Most Winning Teams) • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75
The Science of Gymnastics (Sports Science) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Track and Field (Summer Olympic Sports) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Freestyle Soccer Street Moves: Tricks, Stepovers, Passes • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Biathlon, Cross-Country, Ski Jumping, and Nordic Combined (Winter Olympic Sports) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Take Off Track and Field (Sports Starters) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
BMX in the X Games (The Tony Stead Nonfiction Independent Reading Collection) • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
The Science Behind Track and Field (Science of the Summer Olympics) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports (Science of the Summer Olympics) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Science Behind Gymnastics (Science of the Summer Olympics) • Amazon Business $7.51 1 $7.51
Rugby (In the Zone) • Amazon Business $7.44 1 $7.44
101 Essential Tips: Golf • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Running Back Dreams (Team Jake Maddox Sports Stories) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95

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