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Ms. Olivas from El Paso TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Project Lit

Help me give my students the opportunity to explore literature with high-interest novels.

  • $366 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 5th grade self-contained all subjects teacher. This is my 3rd year teaching and what I love about my students is their energy to learn. When my students get that "Aha" moment everything falls into place for me. As challenging as teaching may be, I am here for the students. I want to be able to provide them with the necessary tools they need to succeed. Some students are not able to get the school supplies needed so I like to be able to have extras on hand. Also, many have not stepped into a public library which is why I would like to be able to bring a little bit of the literature world into my classroom to give them that exposure.

My Project

With these materials, I am hoping to provide students with an opportunity they may not already have. I want to have a place for students to go to and read if they are done with an assignment. I also want them to feel free to choose one of the books to read during their independent reading time. Be able to help them grow their vocabulary with these high-interest books is also a goal of mine. I feel as their teacher it is my duty to expose them to as much as I possibly can in hopes they will continue to have grow and love what literature has to offer them.

Ms. Olivas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Paperback Book Boxed Set • Amazon Business $41.95 1 $41.95
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $25.52 1 $25.52
The Dark Is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark Is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree • Amazon Business $24.96 1 $24.96
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $24.71 1 $24.71
The Last Kids on Earth: The Monster Box • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $20.21 1 $20.21
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Nooks & Crannies • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Maniac Magee • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Hatchet • Amazon Business $7.87 1 $7.87
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader's Edition • Amazon Business $7.70 1 $7.70
My Life as a Gamer (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Smile • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Stella by Starlight • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz) • Amazon Business $6.66 1 $6.66
My Life as a Cartoonist (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
My Life as a Ninja (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
Freak the Mighty (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $4.25 1 $4.25

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