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Ms. Jennifer from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Read, Read, Read!

Help me give my students lots of quality literature for shared, independent, and partner reading.

  • $516 goal

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My Students

My students love to learn. Their loving families send them to school every day ready to collaborate, make mistakes, have fun, and work hard. Most of the students at our school qualify for the free lunch program, so their families cannot support the school financially.

I want to provide my students with meaningful, hands-on learning.

Since many students are English Language Learners, they must both master academic content and a new language. This means it is critical that every moment of the day supports deep conversations and academic language as well as content standards.

My Project

I am asking for a collection of excellent books to enrich our classroom library. Some of these books are favorite tales that we will read together, building our community of reading by sharing stories, growing ideas, and practicing comprehension skills. Others are "just right" books for independent and partner reading.

Readers don't just read, they share their thoughts, ask questions, make predictions, compare information, and connect ideas across texts.

The fiction and nonfiction books I have selected are perfect for giving my young readers a chance to do just that! They will explore text structures, compare stories and information books, and read to learn while they learn to read!

Ms. Jennifer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fox & Chick: The Party: and Other Stories • Amazon Business $10.49 2 $20.98
The Fish Who Cried Wolf • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Stories of the Night • Amazon Business $17.24 1 $17.24
The Highway Rat • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Superworm • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Camels (Asian Animals) • Amazon Business $7.29 2 $14.58
Zog and the Flying Doctors • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
Tabby McTat, The Musical Cat • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
Stick Man • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34
Tiger vs. Nightmare • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Mr. Wuffles! (Caldecott Medal - Honors Winning Title(s)) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Fox & Chick: The Quiet Boat Ride: and Other Stories • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Monkey Puzzle • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
The Ugly Five • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Fox and the Bike Ride • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Fox and the Jumping Contest • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Orangutans (Asian Animals) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Giant Pandas (Asian Animals) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Opossums (Nocturnal Animals) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Fireflies (Nocturnal Animals) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Bengal Tigers (Asian Animals) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Raccoons (Nocturnal Animals) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Red Foxes (Nocturnal Animals) • Amazon Business $7.23 1 $7.23
Charlie Cook's Favorite Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Kangaroos (Meet Desert Animals) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Snowy Owls • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Room on the Broom • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Koalas: A 4D Book (Australian Animals) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
See Pip Flap (The Adventures of Otto) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
See Zip Zap (The Adventures of Zip) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Fox the Tiger (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Fox Is Late (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
A Pig, a Fox, and Stinky Socks (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $4.62 1 $4.62
At the Beach (Penguin Young Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Hedge-Hedgey-Hedgehogs (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Ham-Ham-Hamsters (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Kit-Kit-Kittens (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Slow, Slow Sloths (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Snail-Snaily-Snails (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Muddy, Mud, Bud (Penguin Young Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Clara and Clem Under the Sea (Penguin Young Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Duck, Duck, Dinosaur: Bubble Blast (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $3.84 1 $3.84
Pig-Piggy-Pigs (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.26 1 $3.26
Pup-Pup-Puppies (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

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