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Mrs. Kratzberg from W Lafayette IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Putting Challenging Books Into Little Hands

Help me give my students get the books they need to be challenged and become lifelong readers.

  • $382 goal

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My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! I teach 20 energetic kindergarten students who are starting their journey of becoming readers. Part of being a teacher is being creative on how we teach and giving kids their best learning environment. The demands on kindergarten are continuing to grow more and more and as a teacher it is my job to continue to find creative ways to keep my students actively engaged in what they are learning. I want to give my students the chance to thrive and learn and be excited about coming to school every single day.

My Project

In kindergarten we see students soar and become very bright little readers. Many students start the year not reading at all and leave us reading at or above a first-grade reading level. I want to be able to give these students in my classroom new books and different options for what to read. I am writing this grant to give my higher-level readers a new classroom library that they are excited about.

It is important that when our readers start taking off with their skills, they remain excited about reading and enjoy the books we are giving them.

This grant will give my students the opportunity to be exposed to chapter books and higher-level thinking books.

Mrs. Kratzberg
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amelia Bedelia Helps Out • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
The Statue of Liberty • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Stolen Corn Popper #11 • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Dinosaur (Bones #3) • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Young Cam Jansen and the Lost Tooth • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Cam Jansen: Cam Jansen and the Secret Service Mystery #26 • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Twisters and Other Terrible Storms • AKJ Education $5.10 3 $15.30
Scholastic Reader Level 2: Hi! Fly Guy (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $2.91 5 $14.55
Horrible Harry Moves up to the Third Grade • AKJ Education $4.49 3 $13.47
Magic tree house Afternoon on the Amazon • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Ivy and Bean Book 1 Book 1 • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Magic Tree House #8: Midnight on the Moon • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Ivy and Bean What's the Big Idea? (Book 7) • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark • AKJ Education $4.18 3 $12.54
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! • AKJ Education $3.64 3 $10.92
Henry and Mudge: The First Book • AKJ Education $3.64 3 $10.92
Horrible Harry and the Green Slime • AKJ Education $3.64 3 $10.92
Calling Doctor Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $3.64 3 $10.92
Hungry, Hungry Sharks! • AKJ Education $3.64 3 $10.92

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