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Ms. Henninger from Caldwell ID is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Put Books in the Hands of Students

My students need up-to-date books that will foster a love of reading.

  • $452 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching in a low socioeconomic area unfortunately means many of my students do not have access to books or good reading habits at home. To help them develop a love of learning which will hopefully be lifelong, I am always looking for ways to motivate them in literacy in the classroom.

As an educator, putting learning tools in the hands of kids is my first priority.

Specifically as a second grade teacher, I know my students will likely have greater success in higher education as readers if they are proficient readers by third grade. I look toward my students' futures as I improve reading routines and access in the classroom environment.

My Project

My class is full of seven and eight year old kiddos on the cusp of becoming great readers. Providing them with books that will interest them is essential to sparking their motivation in reading. For many of my students, level 3 and 4 picture books as well as chapter books are just what they need.

Having a variety of interesting books in our class library can hook even the most reluctant reader.

I have selected books that my students have specifically requested. My hope is that with many wonderful new books to choose from, every student will discover a love of reading and build their confidence.

Ms. Henninger
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME FOR KIDS® Informational Text Grade 2 Readers 30-Book Set (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $161.36 1 $161.36
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $21.21 1 $21.21
The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls) (Disney Fairies) • Amazon Business $17.60 1 $17.60
I Survived Collection: Books #1-4 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 (Captain Underpants #11) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
The Princess in Black • Amazon Business $6.20 1 $6.20
Twist and Shout (Mermaid Tales) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen From the Future (Captain Underpants) • Amazon Business $5.28 1 $5.28
Mulan (Disney Princess) (Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Brave Little Golden Book (Disney/Pixar Brave) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Moana Little Golden Book (Disney Moana) • Amazon Business $4.96 1 $4.96
Nate the Great Goes Undercover • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Beauty and the Beast (Disney Beauty and the Beast) (Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Frozen (Disney Frozen) (Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish • Amazon Business $4.71 1 $4.71
Nate the Great and the Big Sniff • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Pet Heroes • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Star Wars: Epic Battles • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Giant Jellybean Jar (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Pony Mysteries #1: Penny and Pepper: Penny & Pepper • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Tangled (Disney Tangled) (Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52
The Search for the Missing Bones (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, No. 2) • Amazon Business $3.36 1 $3.36
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $2.43 1 $2.43

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