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Ms. Jones from Fort Worth TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading for the Battle

Help me give my students books that provide an opportunity to thrive. Success is being prepared.

  • $654 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are excited, brilliant readers. They are diverse in ethnicity and reading abilities, yet they are one. These students are focused on a skill that they can use to elevate their intelligence and confidence both as a group and individually.

In addition, our students are centered and accepting of the challenges they face, however, they like to be prepared for new challenges and having resources that contribute to the will and intellect of these students is honest, sincere and very invigorating our students are winners with a purpose.

My Project

Our students will have books in their hand that they can read and comprehend. We will compete in the Battle of the Books for our school district. When students have the resources needed they are adequately able to enter the race with confidence that they have the tools to be successful.

The students and their peers will take ownership of challenging themselves to read each book, while the teachers will help facilitate the students reading and answer questions.

Each student will set a goal and take a comprehensive quiz over each book as part of their preparation. The end result is for the students to compete and have fun.

Ms. Jones
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World about Kindness • Amazon Business $18.95 2 $37.90
Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero • Amazon Business $17.09 2 $34.18
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer • Amazon Business $17.09 2 $34.18
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $16.19 2 $32.38
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (Food Heroes) • Amazon Business $15.17 2 $30.34
Me and Marvin Gardens • Amazon Business $13.98 2 $27.96
Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics • Amazon Business $13.80 2 $27.60
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
The Bicycle Spy • Amazon Business $13.43 2 $26.86
Waiting for the Magic • Amazon Business $13.30 2 $26.60
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race • Amazon Business $12.79 2 $25.58
How to Avoid Extinction • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
Slider • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
Wedgie & Gizmo • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Garvey's Choice • Amazon Business $11.52 2 $23.04
The Unlucky Lottery Winners of Classroom 13 • Amazon Business $11.19 2 $22.38
Tucky Jo and Little Heart • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96
Dog Called Kitty • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Piper Reed, Navy Brat • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Stef Soto, Taco Queen • Amazon Business $5.59 2 $11.18
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12) • Amazon Business $4.62 2 $9.24

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