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Ms. Reagan from Homestead FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Rug and Culturally Relevant Books for My 3rd Graders!

Help me give my students a reading rug and a culturally relevant library!

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a diverse range of interest, ability, and goals. As a first year teacher, I want to ensure that they are offered items and resources that best support their achievement. I teach students who are from a majority low-income community, where their needs aren't always met. For many of these students, school is a safe space. I am hoping to provide them with more resources to make the classroom more comfortable and fun!

As a class, we see ourselves as a family who supports each other through it all.

The students in my class strive to develop their reading skills as well as work towards their individual goals!

My Project

My students love to read but unfortunately do not have access to a school library! I am working on giving them a classroom library and could use your help! As they take the FSA at the end of the year, reading is incredibly important and it is necessary that they have access to books.

I want to give them a reading area with headphones and a comfy rug they can sit on, as well as many books to enjoy while lounging on the rug!

Most of my students are from a low income community and do not have access to reading books outside of school. I want them to enjoy reading and have materials relevant to them. Your help would be amazing! Thank you!

Ms. Reagan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shapes Galore Rug Rug Dimensions: 6' Round • Teachers' School Supply $150.74 1 $150.74
Primo Stereo Headphones Style: Black • Teachers' School Supply $10.90 2 $21.80
Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition) • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Sit-In How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Hey Black Child • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Princess Hair • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Freedom in Congo Square • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Radiant Child • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
My Story, My Dance Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin Ailey • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Malcolm Little The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Freedom Over Me • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Crown : An Ode to the Fresh Cut • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Every Human Has Rights What You Need to Know About Your Human Rights • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Dear Malala, We Stand with You • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Skin You Live In • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel • AKJ Education $9.74 1 $9.74
The House on Mango Street • AKJ Education $7.68 1 $7.68
It's Your World • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Our Children Can Soar A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Maya Angelou Journey of the Heart • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Coretta Scott King Dare to Dream • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
I Love My Hair! • AKJ Education $5.19 1 $5.19
The Diary of a Young Girl • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89
Who Was Coretta Scott King? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Rosa Parks? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Gandhi? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Child of the Civil Rights Movement • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50

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