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  • $383 goal

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Ms. Noonan
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Put Books in our Backpacks II

My students need a wide range of fiction texts to read in school and at home.

My Students

It's hard to read when your book is bound with duct tape. My students love everything from Greek Mythology to Dr. Seuss. We need new books to replace the tattered and torn books we currently have access to.

I teach 26 eager and determined 5th graders in California.

Our school has a strong emphasis on empowering students in under-resourced communities to make college a reality. My students already have set their sights on top universities around the country and they have the drive and determination to achieve great things. In order to reach their goals they need to continue to strengthen their reading skills. This requires that they have access to a wide-range of rich texts at their reading level. Unfortunately, resources are scarce in our community and my students do not have access to the books they need to become successful students.

My Project

A wide-range of fiction titles at my students' reading level will impact their learning and their academic confidence. My students will be able to learn about the world beyond their community while gaining the necessary skills to successfully access all texts. These are skills that are integral to their success as middle school, high school, and ultimately college students.

My students have the drive and passion to be life-long learners.

Now, all they need are the resources. These books will bring the joy of reading into our classroom, and give my students the books they need to succeed.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Reptile Room • AKJ Books $9.61 1 $9.61
The Dilemma Deepens • AKJ Books $28.85 1 $28.85
The Situation Worsens • AKJ Books $28.85 1 $28.85
A Fabumouse Vacation for Geronimo (Geronimo Stilton Series # • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Down and Out Down Under (Geronimo Stilton Series #29) Geroni • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro (Geronimo Stilton Series #41) Geron • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
The Race Across America (Geronimo Stilton Series #37) Geroni • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Surf''s Up, Geronimo! (Geronimo Stilton Series #20) Geronimo • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
The Mummy with No Name (Geronimo Stilton Series #26) Geronim • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Watch Your Whiskers, Stilton! (Geronimo Stilton Series #17) • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Wedding Crasher (Geronimo Stilton Series #28) Geronimo Stilt • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Around the World in 8 1/2 Days • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Judy Moody Gets Famous! • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Judy Moody Goes to College • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Judy Moody Predicts the Future • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
D''Aulaires Book of Greek Myths • AKJ Books $14.76 1 $14.76
D''aulaires'' Book of Norse Myths (New York Review Children''s • AKJ Books $18.46 1 $18.46
Wayside School Is Falling Down • AKJ Books $4.43 5 $22.15
Amelias Middle School Survival Guide: Amelias Most Unforgett • AKJ Books $11.09 1 $11.09
Amelias Sixth-Grade Notebook Marissa Moss, Marissa Moss (Ill • AKJ Books $7.39 1 $7.39
Amelia''s Boredom Survival Guide • AKJ Books $7.36 1 $7.36
Amelia Writes Again • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Amelia''s Bully Survival Guide • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Amelia''s Notebook Marissa Moss, Marissa Moss (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $7.39 1 $7.39
Amelia''s Most Unforgettable Embarrassing Moments • AKJ Books $7.39 1 $7.39
Amelia''s Must-Keep Resolutions for the Best Year Ever! • AKJ Books $7.36 1 $7.36
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street Dr. Seuss, Dr. • AKJ Books $11.09 1 $11.09
Bartholomew and the Oobleck Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrato • AKJ Books $11.06 1 $11.06

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This project will reach 30 students.

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