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Mr. Nash-Brown from Orlando FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Fundamental

Help me give my students new books that will help update our Media Center with newer and more current books.

  • $720 goal

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My Students

I am the new Media Specialist of our Title I school that strives to create opportunities for students to improve their reading skills. Our students have very limited opportunities for reading at home due to the lack of resources. Our students show great excitement for reading when they enter the heart of our school, the Media Center.

Our students are being emerged into a world of technology that leaves very little room for the printed word.

It is important to the staff that our students still get the opportunity to let their imaginations explore in the created worlds that books offer. It is imperative our students have the opportunity to hold books in their hands to truly be engaged in the reading process. Giving students this opportunity will continue to help them grow in the world of reading that many of them struggle with.

Adding books to the Media Center will offer experiences for our students to grow on the interest and levels they are comfortable with.

My Project

Having new and more current books will encourage students to read. Due to out of date books, there is a lack of interest for our Media Center. I want to make the Media Center the heart of the school once again. Having these books will engage students to read based on their interest.

Our students crave the knowledge that can only come from reading a good book.

The newer, current books can be incorporated into classroom lessons that explain the fundamentals of reading. Using characters and stories that interest students will engage them in lessons that will help them learn.

Mr. Nash-Brown
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 350 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $82.43 1 $82.43
Dork Diaries Squee-tastic Collection Books 1-10 Plus 3 1/2: Dork Diaries 1; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3; Dork Diaries 3 1/2; Dork Diaries 4; Dork ... Diaries 8; Dork Diaries 9; Dork Diaries 10 • Amazon Business $80.79 1 $80.79
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set • Amazon Business $61.15 1 $61.15
The Land of Stories Complete Hardcover Gift Set • Amazon Business $60.32 1 $60.32
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5) • Amazon Business $15.49 2 $30.98
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $22.47 1 $22.47
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire (Book 4) • Amazon Business $21.16 1 $21.16
The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales • Amazon Business $20.79 1 $20.79
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) • Amazon Business $19.15 1 $19.15
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets • Amazon Business $14.44 1 $14.44
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6) • Amazon Business $13.05 1 $13.05
Stick Cat: Two Catch a Thief • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
The Magic Misfits • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Act 3 (Jack & Louisa) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Act 1 (Jack & Louisa) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Magic Misfits: The Second Story • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47
The Getaway • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made • Amazon Business $8.60 1 $8.60
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37
Act 2 (Jack & Louisa) • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85

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