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Ms. Nelson from Harpswell ME is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready, Set, Read!

Help me give my students brand new, high-interest books for our classroom library!

  • $298 goal

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My Students

My students are 5th graders returning to school after 4 months of remote learning and a summer break. Many students have limited access to books at home and rely on our school and classroom libraries to access high-quality books. When we first went to remote learning in March, students were sent home with only 3-4 books for the rest of the school year.

I would love to be able to reignite my students' love of reading by adding new, high-interest books to our classroom library.

As the majority of my class are students I also taught last year, new books can help spark excitement for reading as students return to the classroom.

My Project

These books will help generate excitement for reading as my students return for a new school year. Because the majority of this year's students were in my class last year, a refresh of our classroom library is essential to catching their eye and maintaining their interest in reading.

Adding variety to our classroom library will help foster enthusiasm and increase reading opportunities, both in class and at home.

The best way to build and improve upon reading skills is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students build a lifelong love of reading!

Ms. Nelson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The City of Ember Complete Boxed Set (The City of Ember; The People of Sparks; The Diamond of Darkhold; The Prophet of Yonwood) • Amazon Business $28.76 1 $28.76
Power Forward (1) (Zayd Saleem, Chasing the Dream) • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Clean Getaway • Amazon Business $13.36 1 $13.36
Shine! • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The War That Saved My Life • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Shouting at the Rain • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Boy at the Back of the Class • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
El Deafo • Amazon Business $7.44 1 $7.44
Two-Minute Drill (Comeback Kids) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Safe at Home (Comeback Kids) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dragons in a Bag • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ban This Book: A Novel • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Operation Frog Effect • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Out of Left Field (The Gordon Family Saga) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Because of Mr. Terupt • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
One for the Murphys • Amazon Business $6.74 1 $6.74
Hot Hand (Comeback Kids) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Last Kids on Earth: June's Wild Flight • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Long Shot (Comeback Kids) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is LEGO? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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