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Mrs. Sinnett from Gorham ME is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready, Set, READ!

My students need a classroom library that fosters their love of reading!

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom community involves about 20 students who have already expressed an interest in reading. I am excited to dive into a new school year with this enthusiastic group of learners.

I am a third-year teacher who is beginning my journey in a new grade level this year.

I am in the process of finding resources and tools that will accommodate my very diverse group of learners. I look forward to finding new and creative ways to engage their learning, excitement for reading, and providing an atmosphere where every child is successful.

My Project

My goal with "Ready, Set, READ!" is to provide opportunities for students to access enjoyable books in my classroom and to engage readers that may be reluctant to pick up a book.

All of the books I am requesting for my students will help engage and inspire them to read.

I am changing grade levels this year to second grade and my library needs a facelift to support my beginning readers. Including a variety of genres will target the wide range of interest and reading levels and will make reading available to all of my students.

"Ready, Set, READ!" will provide the excitement and imagination that comes along with getting lost in a good book.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fly Guy Set of 11 Books: Hi Fly Guy, Shoo Fly Guy, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Fly Guy, Fly High, Super Fly Guy, Fly Guy vs The Flyswatter, Ride Fly Guy Ride, Hooray for Fly Guy, and Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl, Buzz Boy and Fly Guy, I Spy Fly Guy • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Clementine Series (8 Book Box Set) [Includes seven chapter books and the "Clementine All About You Journal"] • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $22.47 1 $22.47
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $17.35 1 $17.35
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 9-12: Dolphins at Daybreak, Ghost Town at Sundown, Lions at Lunchtime, and Polar Bears Past Bedtime • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 5-8: Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon • Amazon Business $14.44 1 $14.44
The Flat Stanley Collection Box Set: Flat Stanley, Invisible Stanley, Stanley in Space, and Stanley, Flat Again! • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
Henry and Mudge Ready-to-Read Value Pack: Henry and Mudge; Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move; Henry and Mudge in the Green Time; Henry and Mudge ... and Mudge and the Happy Cat (Henry & Mudge) • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70
The Frog and Toad Collection Box Set: Includes 3 Favorite Frog and Toad Stories! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
The Princess in Black • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Nate the Great and the Stolen Base • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Ready, Freddy! #3: Homework Hassles • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Nate the Great and the Phony Clue • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Nate the Great Goes Undercover • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Nate the Great • Amazon Business $4.71 1 $4.71
Nate the Great and the Big Sniff • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Ready, Freddy! #4: Don't Sit On My Lunch: Don't Sit On My Lunch! • Amazon Business $4.15 1 $4.15
The King of Show-And-Tell (Ready, Freddy! #2) • Amazon Business $4.01 1 $4.01
Secret of the Water Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Rise of the Earth Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Power of the Fire Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #4) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Song of the Poison Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #5) • Amazon Business $3.94 1 $3.94
Saving the Sun Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #2) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61

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