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Mrs. Curry from Secaucus NJ is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Ready to Read! Books for the Bibliophiles of Our Room

My students need new novels to spruce up our classroom library

  • $363 goal

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My Students

This is my very first year in the fourth grade. For my entire teaching career, I have always taught fifth grade. This year we are changing things up and I couldn't be more excited. My fourth graders are full of energy and a love for reading. I need to freshen up my classroom library in order to keep up with my ever-evolving bibliophiles. Having taught 5th grade my entire career, I am in need of age-appropriate novels for my new students.

My Project

Having moved down to fourth grade, my classroom library is in serious need of a makeover. Reading should not be presented as a chore, but offered as a gift. Please help give my students the chance to explore new and exciting genres. Book choices tell us a lot about our students. Help me learn about their interests and dreams for the future by creating a library that has a variety rich in literature, from sports to make believe. The novels will be used for individual reading, read aloud, and book club. Help me spark a love for books inside my students.

Mrs. Curry
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
My Brother Is a Superhero • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Wringer (Trophy Newbery) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Million-Dollar Throw • Amazon Business $6.97 2 $13.94
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.81 2 $13.62
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • Amazon Business $6.39 2 $12.78
Heat • Amazon Business $6.33 2 $12.66
Loot • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
Class Dismissed • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
The Homework Machine • Amazon Business $6.15 2 $12.30
One for the Murphys • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
The BFG • Amazon Business $5.93 2 $11.86
The Graveyard Book • Amazon Business $5.48 2 $10.96
The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable • Amazon Business $5.44 2 $10.88
A Handful of Stars • Amazon Business $5.28 2 $10.56
Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm #1): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Matilda • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Wish • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to (Almost) Ruin Your Summer • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
The Hunt for the Seventh • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
As Brave As You • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
The Thing About Jellyfish • Amazon Business $5.45 1 $5.45
Because of Mr. Terupt • Amazon Business $5.40 1 $5.40
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $3.83 1 $3.83

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