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Mrs. Rucker from Leander TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Read the Rainbow!

Help me give my students 25 culturally and genre diverse titles for our classroom library and two comfortable chairs for our reading space!

  • $524 goal

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My Students

I teach 3 classes of 5th grade Language Arts. My students are fun loving, inquisitive, book nerds. They love reading all different genres and devour books at a break neck pace.

My students crave attention, and savor building relationships with their teachers and classroom community.

They work hard when they know they are cared for and valued.

Most of the kiddos come from homes where book access is limited, so it's important for them to be able to find the books they love at school.

I love my students and want them to be successful in life, as well as in the classroom.

My Project

As I said in my classroom description, my kiddos love to read! I am working hard to create a culturally diverse and socially relevant classroom library, but I need help. I spend a lot of time teaching my kiddos that the only way to get better at reading is to read, read, read, and read some more.

Creating a safe space full of diverse books is so important to me and good for my amazing students!

I have included titles by a variety of authors in a variety of genres. I think my students would also enjoy having some comfortable seating for reading.

Thank you for considering my project!

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Hilo: Out-of-This-World Boxed Set • Amazon Business $26.56 1 $26.56
The Zita the Spacegirl Trilogy Boxed Set: Zita the Spacegirl, Legends of Zita the Spacegirl, The Return of Zita the Spacegirl • Amazon Business $24.72 1 $24.72
Hilo Book 5: Then Everything Went Wrong • Amazon Business $9.93 2 $19.86
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Merci Suárez Changes Gears • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Finding Langston • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Eventown • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
The Night Diary • Amazon Business $13.52 1 $13.52
They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What-to-Do Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Saving Winslow • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Unteachables • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Friendship War • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Pay Attention, Carter Jones • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
New Kid • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Max and the Midknights • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Season of Styx Malone • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Science Comics: Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield • Amazon Business $9.08 1 $9.08
Click • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Camp • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Moo: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Drama • Amazon Business $5.28 1 $5.28

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