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Ms. Braddock from Norwalk CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Fundamental

My students need some new books to add to our classroom library.

  • $348 goal

This project expired on July 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a First Grade teacher at a H.O.T. (Higher Order Thinking School) intra-district magnet school.

We strongly believe in educating the whole child (emotionally, socially, physically, and intellectually).

First Grade is a very exciting time as students build upon what they learned in Kindergarten while also continuing to ignite curiosity and wonder about the world around them.

We want to expose our students to many different ways of learning and thinking so they can add and build upon the tools they will need to succeed throughout their education.

My Project

The Magic Tree House set, Henry & Mudge, Pete the Cat, and Biscuit books will add to the breadth of available titles our students have access to in the classroom. These books will fit nicely in our book pouches and chair pockets for easy access.

These books will also help our students to continue to fall in love with reading as they hone their skills as they read books with subject matter they're interested in.

Cultivating the love and joy of reading is truly fundamental to lifelong success as our students continue along both in school and out of school.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Magic Tree House Library: Books 1-28 • AKJ Education $125.75 1 $125.75
Henry and Mudge (28 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $83.59 1 $83.59
Biscuit's Neighborhood • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Pete the Cat's Super Cool Reading Collection • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Henry and Mudge Collector's Set • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Biscuit Goes Camping • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Biscuit's New Trick • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit in the Garden • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Feeds the Pets • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Plays Ball • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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