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Mrs. Torrez from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Read with Me, ELD!

My students need these book series sets to keep them highly interested and motivated to keep them engaged and read more. These books will help my students expand their love for reading and seek new adventures.

  • $848 goal

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My Students

I teach a group of resilient and spunky EL learners, who are students whose primary language is not English. These students come from low income families and need help in creating a love for learning. These students are lacking the resources of books to engage them and spark their interest in reading.

My English Language learning students are ones that needs the support and resources to expand their vocabulary and fluency skills.

These students have high hopes and have set the bar high to achieve their goals.

My Project

The graphic novels will help my foundational readers' anxiety levels lessen, so that they feel like thy can actually read a "series set." The graphic novels will catch their attention and help with those who are visual learners.

Putting a book in every students' hands is my personal goal.

My students will be so pleased and happy to begin their school year with these much needed books!

Please support my ELD classroom in their efforts to become college-ready readers and scholars. These specific titles will help grow my students love for reading and realize the joys and adventures of reading.

Mrs. Torrez
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 250 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13) • Amazon Business $97.92 1 $97.92
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $79.70 1 $79.70
Dork Diaries By Rachel Renee Russell 12 Books Collection Set (Puppy Love, Holiday Heartbreak, TV Star, Pop Star, OMG, Skating Sensation, Party Time) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Big Nate Series Collection Lincoln Peirce 6 Books Box Set Gift Pack (Big Nate on a Roll, Goes for Broke, the Boy with the Biggest Head in the World, Strikes Again, Flips Out, in the Zone) • Amazon Business $42.05 1 $42.05
Divergent / Insurgent / Allegiant / Four (4 Volumes • Amazon Business $34.97 1 $34.97
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
I Can Read All-Time Favorites 16-Book Box Set • Amazon Business $33.81 1 $33.81
I Survived Collector's Toolbox (I Survived) • Amazon Business $33.75 1 $33.75
Junie B. Jones Complete First Grade Collection Box set • Amazon Business $29.00 1 $29.00
American Born Chinese • Amazon Business $13.95 2 $27.90
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $25.31 1 $25.31
The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Complete Series • Amazon Business $21.79 1 $21.79
The Kane Chronicles Box Set • Amazon Business $20.04 1 $20.04
Gravity Falls: Lost Legends: 4 All-New Adventures! • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Snow White and the Seven Robots: A Graphic Novel (Far Out Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Red Riding Hood, Superhero: A Graphic Novel (Far Out Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Super Billy Goats Gruff: A Graphic Novel (Far Out Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Jak and the Magic Nano-beans: A Graphic Novel (Far Out Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Sleeping Beauty, Magic Master: A Graphic Novel (Far Out Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $5.57 1 $5.57
Ninja-rella: A Graphic Novel (Far Out Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $3.75 1 $3.75

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