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Ms. Mosquera from Pembroke Pines FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Takes You Places!

My students need a fun variety of books for our classroom library.

  • $528 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of 19 first graders. They walk in every day eager and ready to learn. Within my students, there is a wide variety of learners and interest. Working in a low-income school, unfortunately, means that not all my students have access to a lot of resources. However, that does not stop them from wanting to learn new things every day!

I have a group of loving and strong-minded students that are ready to take on any task given to them!

My students are well on their way to becoming fluent readers. Their excitement when they conquer a hard book and their eyes light up is what makes teaching all worth it.

My Project

Reading is one of my favorite hobbies, and I hope to teach all my students the value and importance in reading daily! These books will be used throughout the year in our classroom library. As a first year teacher, I do not have many books to start off with. These books will help fill the bookshelves in our classroom. Students will be able to read these books independently, as they grow and become fluent readers!

Students will be able to discover how fun it is to read and how reading can take you places, all while learning valuable lessons!

These books will make a huge difference in how my students will learn to find the main idea, theme, and other important academic parts in a book. They will also be used to teach students how to become better citizens using fun stories they are able to relate to.

Ms. Mosquera
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oliver Button Is a Sissy • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
Nic Bishop: Butterflies and Moths • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
Tops & Bottoms (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $14.01 1 $14.01
Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Lorax (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Two Bad Ants • Amazon Business $13.08 1 $13.08
The Rain Came Down • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
Pierre the Penguin: A True Story • Amazon Business $11.21 1 $11.21
Owen (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $10.28 1 $10.28
Officer Buckle & Gloria (CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK) • Amazon Business $10.05 1 $10.05
No, David! • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Amelia Bedelia • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
Henry and Mudge: The First Book: An Instructional Guide for Literature (Great Works) • Amazon Business $8.86 1 $8.86
The Salamander Room (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ladybugs • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Three Hens and a Peacock • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
Frogs • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
My Sister Gracie • Amazon Business $7.80 1 $7.80
Thunder Cake • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Swimmy • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
The Relatives Came • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Toot & Puddle • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
The Stray Dog • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Crazy Hair Day • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Princess and the Pea (Classic Fairy Tale Collection) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
A Weekend with Wendell • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58
Abuela (English Edition with Spanish Phrases) (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
Sheila Rae, the Brave • Amazon Business $6.55 1 $6.55
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Make Way for Ducklings • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Paper Bag Princess (Munsch for Kids) • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28
Koala Lou • Amazon Business $6.03 1 $6.03
Pancakes for Breakfast • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Big Blue Whale: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Brave Irene: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $5.54 1 $5.54
The Little Red Hen (Paul Galdone Classics) • Amazon Business $4.93 1 $4.93
A Bad Case of Stripes (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $4.76 1 $4.76
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38
Dirt on My Shirt: Selected Poems (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr. (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Julius, the Baby of the World • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Frog and Toad Together (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.72 1 $3.72

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