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Mrs. Bayshore from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Looking for an Escape!

Help me give my students some interesting and exciting titles that they can sink their teeth into, as well as a place to put them.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

William Arthur Ward wrote, "A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition." I can't think of another way to perfectly capture the attitude of my 26 third graders! My students live in north county San Diego, and come from a very wide socioeconomic range. These budding readers are constantly looking to make sense out of their world, and we spend a lot of time talking about how third grade is a time of maturity. Kids want to be responsible for themselves and this is the perfect age to start giving them more jobs as well as opening their eyes to different places and things. I consider it my job to help them to think about how to rely on themselves instead of other people to do everything for them. Books and literature are the key to these ideas.

My Project

Our kids are hungry for exciting and relatable titles that help to make sense of their world. These titles are current, relatable, and exciting for kids to read. The characters mean something to them. Our library is currently lacking and I see the listlessness in their eyes. I want to get some fresh titles in our class that will get them excited about reading and learning new characters. Additionally, we need a place to put it! These bins will help kids organize our current library, weed out some of the titles that are no longer current and excitng, and make way for your generous donations.

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books 1-4 Revised • AKJ Education $40.88 1 $40.88
YB10RG - Lakeshore Storage Box - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
YB10YE - Lakeshore Storage Box - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
Song of the Poison Dragon • AKJ Education $4.99 1 $4.99
YB10PU - Lakeshore Storage Box - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
YB10GR - Lakeshore Storage Box - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
YB10RD - Lakeshore Storage Box - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
YB10BU - Lakeshore Storage Box - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
Saving the Sun Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #2) • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Power of the Fire Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #4) A Branches Book • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Volcanoes! • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Secret of the Water Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #3) • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Search for the Lightning Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #7) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Snakes! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dolphins! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Hungry, Hungry Sharks! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Flight of the Moon Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #6) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Rise of the Earth Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #1) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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