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Ms. de la Garza from Signal Hill CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Popular Books for Voracious Readers

Help me give my students the books that they love! Help us complete our collections of the most loved and widely-read series such as Dork Diaries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Captain Underpants!

  • $255 goal

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My Students

Our elementary school is located in Long Beach, CA. Our school is very diverse; our students come from a wide range of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our students are curious and inquisitive and they love to learn. Students love library time and it is very important to me that students are able to find books that are engaging.

Our library, though, is in need of your support.

We do not have a dedicated budget and we rely on fundraisers and the generosity of community members.

My Project

Our library is heavily used and many of our most popular books are never on the shelves! Students have brought it to my attention that many of our popular series are incomplete or in need of upgrades.

This project will complete our 3 most popular series: Dork Diaries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Captain Underpants!

Moreover, this project will put Newbery Award winning books on our shelves, along with books featuring diverse characters.

Your generous donations will ensure that students do not leave the library empty-handed and that they will be able to continue reading the books that they love most of all!

Ms. de la Garza
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dork Diaries Box Set (Book 1-3): Dork Diaries; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3 • Amazon Business $23.84 1 $23.84
Merci Suárez Changes Gears • Amazon Business $11.72 2 $23.44
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13: Meltdown • Amazon Business $11.32 2 $22.64
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (Book 3) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
El Deafo • Amazon Business $15.36 1 $15.36
Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby (Captain Underpants) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) • Amazon Business $9.91 1 $9.91
Dork Diaries 10: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 5) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89

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