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Mrs. Mackey from De Leon Spgs FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Needed In The Sunshine State

My students need 15 books from the Sunshine State Young readers list, such as The Ark Plan, The Great Treehouse War, and also books from the Who Was series.

  • $239 goal

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My Students

I love teaching at my small rural school, my students are amazing and so resilient. They come to school every day ready to learn. My students don't get to go and experience many places outside their community so I try to bring in books and tangible items from different areas. I bring in many of the supplies myself.

The look of amazement on their faces when they see new things makes it worth it.

My school is a Title One school where 70% of the students are English Language Learners and 90% are at or below poverty level.

My Project

The books I have chosen are picked by the state of Florida for young readers. My students need a rich classroom library to foster their love of reading. Some of the great books I have chosen are Wish, The Great Tree house War, and the Ark Plan.

These books will give them a chance to experience great literature and hopefully take them on a fantastic journey.

Some of the other books I have chosen are the Who Was, What is, and Where is series. These nonfiction books capture the student, especially the reluctant reader. Students at my school are eager to learn and need the opportunity to be exposed to these amazing books.

Mrs. Mackey
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Great Treehouse War • Amazon Business $8.05 1 $8.05
The Doublecross: (And Other Skills I Learned as a Superspy) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Welcome to Wonderland #1: Home Sweet Motel • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Wish • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Lights, Camera, Cook! (Next Best Junior Chef) • Amazon Business $6.82 1 $6.82
Lemons • Amazon Business $6.82 1 $6.82
Edge of Extinction #1: The Ark Plan • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
Podkin One-Ear (Longburrow) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Ugly Cat & Pablo • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
I Love You, Michael Collins • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Heartwood Hotel, Book 1 A True Home • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Great Barrier Reef? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Sweetest Sound • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70
What Is the World Cup? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.68 1 $5.68
Where Is Machu Picchu? • Amazon Business $5.30 1 $5.30
Dragons and Marshmallows (Zoey and Sassafras) • Amazon Business $5.12 1 $5.12
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
What Is the Statue of Liberty? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Where Is the Empire State Building? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Was the Ice Age? • Amazon Business $4.65 1 $4.65
Overboard! (Survivor Diaries) • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
What Were the Twin Towers? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
Where Is the Grand Canyon? • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
Who Is Bill Gates? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Where Is the Great Wall? • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Where Is the Colosseum? • Amazon Business $4.01 1 $4.01
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Where Is Mount Rushmore? • Amazon Business $2.79 1 $2.79
Who Was Isaac Newton? • Amazon Business $2.78 1 $2.78

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