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Mrs. Thornton from Anderson SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Can Take You Places!

My students need age-appropriate chapter books for independent reading. They need series books in order to develop a relationship with the characters, make connections between books, and develop a love of reading a fictional text.

  • $589 goal

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My Students

My students are excited to become better readers during their second-grade year. They are beginning to enjoy longer books with more detailed characters, settings, and plots. Unfortunately, not all of my students have home access to books on their level.

My class consists of 23 hard working students that are eager to enter the world of fictional reading.

They crave adventure, mystery, humor, and fantasy. My students are just beginning to realize how many placed they can visit in this world by simply reading a book.

My goal is for my students to become a community of readers who not only read good books but also to write about them and recommend them to their classmates.

My Project

Grade-level and interest appropriate books are a MUST for any classroom. All of these chapter books will be used DAILY by my students now and during the years to come.

Students will become more confident and engaged readers through the use of fictional text in our classroom.

Students will be able to improve reading skills while reading something that is of great interest.

My 2nd graders will learn to travel to places all over the world by simply reading a book. Your donations will allow students to go on adventures with Jack and Annie (Magic Treehouse series), get silly with Amelia Bedelia, solve mysteries with Cam Jansen, and learn the importance of friendship with Henry and Mudge.

Mrs. Thornton
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 24 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28 • Amazon Business $92.41 1 $92.41
Magic Tree House Merlin Missions #1-25 Boxed Set (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission) • Amazon Business $76.78 1 $76.78
Henry and Mudge Box Set of 12: The First Book; in Puddle Trouble; the Green Time; Forever Sea; Get the Cold Shivers; Happy Cat; Bedtime Thumps; Best Day of All; Family Trees; Annie's Good Move; Annie's Perfect Pet; Very Merry Christmas (Ready-to-Read) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
The Boxcar Children Bookshelf (The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Books 1-12) • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Clementine Series (8 Book Box Set) [Includes seven chapter books and the "Clementine All About You Journal"] • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book 10-Book Box Set • Amazon Business $33.22 1 $33.22
The Judy Moody Uber-Awesome Collection: Books 1-9 • Amazon Business $27.11 1 $27.11
The Complete Ramona Collection: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, Ramona the Brave, Ramona the Pest, Ramona's World • Amazon Business $26.23 1 $26.23
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2 (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Stink: The Absolutely Astronomical Collection: Books 4-6 • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37

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