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Mrs. Stern from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read, Read, Read!

Help me give my students chapter books and picture books to use in our classroom library to practice our literacy skills.

  • $426 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an amazing group of 5th grade students in Chicago. They absolutely love learning and challenge themselves each and every day to do their best. They are motivated, hardworking, and energetic.

It is so fun as their teacher to watch them come to school each day with huge smiles on their faces, ready to work hard and do their very best.

When they are having a tough day or something isn't quite going their way, my students make an effort to be as positive as possible. They work together and help each other, and as their teacher, that makes me so proud to see. They impress me on a daily basis with their upbeat attitudes, their dedication to improving themselves, and their hard work ethic.

My Project

These materials will help make a difference in my students' learning because they will provide us with skills and strategies to use in our reading and writing fifth grade classroom. My students have a wide range of interests when it comes to books and I don't physically have all of the books that they are craving. We are in need of the Harry Potter series, the Who Was series, books about sports, and books about citizenship and civil rights. These books will provide my students with opportunities to learn about topics they are interested in and will give them chances to read things that they want to read, which is so necessary.

Mrs. Stern
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $56.93 1 $56.93
Biography Series (5 Books): Who Was Neil Armstrong;who Was William Shakespeare; Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci; Who Was Annie Oakley (Biography for Grade 2 & 3) • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Schooled • Amazon Business $5.59 7 $39.13
Think Big With Think Alouds, Grades K-5: A Three-Step Planning Process That Develops Strategic Readers (Corwin Literacy) • Amazon Business $27.16 1 $27.16
We Got This.: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be • Amazon Business $21.66 1 $21.66
Becoming • Amazon Business $19.50 1 $19.50
Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids • Amazon Business $14.55 1 $14.55
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Solo (Blink) • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Booked (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Big Game • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.36 1 $9.36
Football Genius • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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