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Ms. Schreiter from Shiocton WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Leaders

Help me give my students relevant and engaging reading material to help them grow as readers.

  • $545 goal

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My Students

My students are the funniest humans I have ever met. Every single one of them is full of life, with a unique and LARGE personality. I never know what is going to happen or be said each day, but these fourth graders never back down from a challenge.

My students have an energy and passion for learning that is unmatched.

They deserve to have a classroom library that will continue to fuel this motivation for learning. I am the luckiest teacher in the world to have these students my first year.

My Project

My students are in need of engaging and relevant reading materials. As a first year teacher, I don't have a large classroom library. What I do have are hand-me-downs from retired teachers, which are still great books but newer material would help me reach even my most reluctant readers. This project consists of books that include racially diverse characters, female leaders, historical fiction, nonfiction narratives, books about video games, characters with disabilities, and so on.

These books vary greatly, as do my students.

If I can even help one student feel more accepted in the classroom or gain excitement about reading, because they related to a character or situation in one of these books, then this whole project would be very much worth it.

Ms. Schreiter
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 14 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Steamboat School • Amazon Business $16.64 1 $16.64
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $15.22 1 $15.22
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $15.13 1 $15.13
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust • Amazon Business $14.61 1 $14.61
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $14.26 1 $14.26
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
La Frontera / The Border: El viaje con papá/ My Journey With Papa (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
Wishtree • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Wish • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Hello, Universe • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Nowhere Boy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women (Rad Women) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Counting by 7s • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Lost in the Jungle: Jack and the Geniuses Book #3 • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Rain Reign (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers) • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40
The Graveyard Book • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The War That Saved My Life • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Stella by Starlight • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
No Talking • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Mockingbird • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Lucky Broken Girl • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 2): The Invisible Invasion • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
Save Me a Seat (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Savvy • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Ban This Book • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The War I Finally Won • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
In the Deep Blue Sea: Jack and the Geniuses Book #2 • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21

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