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Mrs. Best from Lexington NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Leaders!

My students need new books, bins, and floor pillows to create a new classroom library where they can choose new books.

  • $408 goal

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My Students

I teach in a highly diverse, Title I school. The diversity in our school is what makes it so great, and I truly believe that the love of reading needs to be fostered each day. I love giving my students a variety of reading materials to choose from. When children enjoy what they are reading, they will grow.

Since most of my students come from low-income households, many of them do not have reading materials at home.

The only time I am able to provide this for them is at school. It is up to me to give them many options for reading materials.

My Project

My classroom library is over 10 years old and in need of an update! Most of my books are old and torn. I would love to purchase new books for my classroom. I want this to be a great space for my students to be able to choose books they love and read them in a comfortable setting. With new book bins, a variety of book genres to choose from, and a comfortable carpet area to sit, my students will be able to enjoy reading in the classroom.

They can choose books that will interest them, which will help them grow in their reading skills.

Mrs. Best
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA226 - STEM Stories Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $94.50 1 $94.50
TT769X - Neon Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.19 2 $46.38
Cloud Pillow as Accent Pillow or Floor Sitting Pillow - Light Blue Color, Fun Design, Soft Materials for Kids Bedroom Decor or Accent Pillow in Other Rooms • Amazon Business $17.00 2 $34.00
LOCHAS Ultra Soft Indoor Area Rugs Fluffy Living Room Carpets Suitable for Children Bedroom Home Decor Nursery Rugs 4 Feet by 5.3 Feet (Blue) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Nature Attacks! (I Survived True Stories #2) • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Frindle • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
A Bad Case of Stripes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mice and Beans • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Clementine • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14) • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
Freckle Juice • Amazon Business $4.22 1 $4.22
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 (I Survived #5) • Amazon Business $3.36 1 $3.36

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