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Mrs. Murphy from Antioch CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is for Winners!

Help me give my students exciting and powerful books they can read and enjoy.

  • $402 goal

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My Students

My students don't have much. They are excited to come to school every day to learn and experience new things. Many of them don't have both parents at home and, if they do, their parents work several jobs just to pay the bills. School is their place of comfort and routine.

About 99% of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

They get excited when learning about something new. They haven't had many experiences in their lives, and when they are introduced to something they haven't heard about, their faces light up. I want to give them every opportunity to enjoy their year with me that I can.

Many of my students have focusing issues and need a little help to get them to pay attention. I need to find a way to help them so they don't get in trouble.

My Project

My class is full of readers! I'm so proud of them. We love reading picture books every day and they can't read enough. I have recently switched grade levels and don't have a huge choice of books for them to read. I would love to surprise them with a bundle of books for them to get their hands on and enjoy.

My students clap at the end of books.

They love the visions it gives them and the surprise they get by words. I would love to give them more stories to keep in their minds. We use books to practice grammar and writing and the books I chose are specifically for that.

Mrs. Murphy
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 27 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Three Snow Bears • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
A Crankenstein Valentine • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Giraffe Problems • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Teach Your Dragon Empathy: Help Your Dragon Understand Empathy. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids Empathy, Compassion and Kindness. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Trouble with Trolls • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
I Wanna New Room • Amazon Business $14.47 1 $14.47
The Important Book • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
The Hat • Amazon Business $13.84 1 $13.84
Teach Your Dragon To Understand Consequences: A Dragon Book To Teach Children About Choices and Consequences. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids How To Make Good Choices. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
I Want a Dog: My Opinion Essay (Read and Write) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
How to Catch a Leprechaun • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Snowy Nap • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Banana Pants! (Miranda and Maude #2) • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Looking at Lincoln • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Thunder Cake • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch (paperback) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Animals Nobody Loves • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Snow Day! • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Annie and the Wild Animals • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Perfect Pet • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr. (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $4.30 1 $4.30
Stone Soup • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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