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Ms. Beal from Terrytown LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading in the City

Help me give my students a nice classroom library because every student needs a book at their desk.

  • $356 goal

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My Students

I teach second grade at an up and coming school in New Orleans, LA. Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best varies greatly. I try my best to accommodate each of my students. They are all so full of joy and I do everything I can to keep that joy inside of them with engaging lessons. I would love more books in my classroom library. Since my school is a newer school, I don't have any books for independent reading in my class. I would greatly appreciate your help! Thank-you!

My Project

At my school, my students do not have a school library. Since I am only in my second year of teaching, I don't have many books for my classroom library either. Students will have the pleasure of having any book right in their classroom. My students will always be able to have a book right at their desks for any downtime.

Having a classroom library gives my students a chance to explore the world of reading.

Having a book for independent reading time will help improve reading fluency. Also, giving students a chance to choose a book makes them feel more involved in their learning.

Ms. Beal
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Same, Same But Different • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Love Your Hair • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Dog Who Lost His Bark • Amazon Business $12.83 1 $12.83
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Junie B. Jones's Second Boxed Set Ever! (Books 5-8) • Amazon Business $11.84 1 $11.84
Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot! • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I Can Do Hard Things: Mindful Affirmations for Kids • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
You're Perfect the Way You Are! • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
ABC I Love Me • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Nana and Me • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) (8) • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Skin Like Mine (Kids Like Mine) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Emi's Curly Coily, Cotton Candy Hair • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Happy in Our Skin • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #7) (7) • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Dream Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) (4) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) (2) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) (5) • Amazon Business $6.74 1 $6.74
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) (3) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) (1) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) (6) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

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