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Mrs. Unger from Allentown PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Picture Books to Build Classroom Community

Help me give my students new books to read aloud in the classroom.

  • $388 goal

This project expired on December 15, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students arrive each day with smiles on their faces, ready to do their best in class. I teach in a K-5 elementary school in an urban school district with over 800 students and a diverse population. All of the students at my school receive free lunch. Our school district has been experiencing financial difficulties for many years. However, we have great students, dedicated teachers, and administrators who work together to make our school a happy and safe environment for everyone.

My Project

My students would benefit from new read aloud books for our classroom. Reading aloud to my students provides them with exposure to new concepts and vocabulary. It also provides students of all reading levels with a model of expressive, fluent reading.

Reading aloud picture books helps create a positive classroom community and instills a love of reading for my students.

These books will be a great addition to our classroom. They cover a wide variety of topics that I can incorporate into our class meetings and throughout the day. Reading aloud helps my students feel comfortable talking and sharing with one another. These books will help me share my love of reading with my students.

Mrs. Unger
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Should Danny Do? School Day (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
One • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
One Green Apple • Amazon Business $14.06 1 $14.06
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $13.87 1 $13.87
Two • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
If I Built a School • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
Zero • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $12.44 1 $12.44
Sticks • Amazon Business $12.44 1 $12.44
When Pencil Met Eraser • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $11.07 1 $11.07
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Nerdy Birdy • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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