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Mrs. Gentry from Roaring River NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is the Key to Success

Help me give my students these exciting new library books to read next year!

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Nestled in the foothills of North Carolina, this small, community school needs resources. My students love to read and learn new things! Our PreK to 5th grade school is in a high poverty area and currently we have a 100% free and reduced lunch rate. Even though this is a tiny school our students deserve to have quality resources they can use.

Our students are hungry to learn new things and they enjoy coming to the library for story time/technology time each week.

My Project

With the project Reading is the Key to Success, students in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades will have new library books as they begin to learn to read.

These easy to read books will help not only our beginning readers but also our older students who struggle with reading.

All of these books will be accessable to students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Students are always excited to see new library books for check out and often refer them to their friends to read. Of course, I'm always thrilled to be able to provide them with new things to read!

Mrs. Gentry
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
First Big Book of How • AKJ Education $8.44 1 $8.44
Benny and Penny in Just Pretend TOON Level 2 • AKJ Education $8.00 1 $8.00
Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! TOON Level 2 • AKJ Education $7.00 1 $7.00
Matilda • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Born to Be a Butterfly • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Born to Be a Butterfly • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Trains! • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Dolphins! • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
100 Monsters in My School • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
The Princess and the Pea • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Ponies • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Fancy Nancy: Best Reading Buddies • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Pinkalicious: Pinkie Promise • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Fancy Nancy: Apples Galore • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Fancy Nancy: The 100th Day of School • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Shark Attack! • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
101 Dalmatians (Disney 101 Dalmatians) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Slinky, Scaly Snakes • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Fire Fighter! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Horse Heroes • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50

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