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Mrs. Toner from Folcroft PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready to Read!

Help me give my students wonderful new books such as the National Geographic Kids Why? book.

  • $269 goal

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My Students

The students in our school range from first grade to eighth grade. I work with students in fourth, fifth and seventh grades. Academically, many of them are reading close to grade level but are not quite there yet. They really need an extra push to move forward in their academic goals.

The students in my class are involved in a wonderful program that promotes independent reading.

The students move for several stations which include directly working with me, completing work independently, and practicing individual skills on the computer. Additional chapter books would allow them to have a varied selection as part of their independent reading time.

My Project

Independent reading is an integral part of our reading program. My students spend 15 to 20 minutes everyday reading at their own independent level. They love to choose books and choice promotes motivation. They are motivated because they have ownership of the books they read. One problem we face is that there are a limited number of books that come with the program.

I would like to provide my students with additional books so they have more options to consider when selecting a book.

There are also new books which have been published within the last few years and my students always ask if they can read them. I would love to have copies of newer titles to include in our library as well. I am asking for copies of twenty-two new books including Diary of a Wimpy Kid #10: Old School; Click; and Trapped in a Video Game (Book 2).

Mrs. Toner
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Geographic Kids Why?: Over 1,111 Answers to Everything • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship & Four-Legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Dork Diaries 12: Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
History's Mysteries: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles From the Past (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Dork Diaries 11: Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Would You Rather... for Kids and Their Adults! 365 Clean and Hilarious Questions the Entire Family Will Love! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 2): The Invisible Invasion • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $9.83 1 $9.83
Click • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #10: Old School • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Diary of a Super Girl - Book 3: The Power of Teamwork!: Books for Girls 9 -12 • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Diary of a SUPER GIRL: Book 2 - The New Normal: Books for Girls 9 -12 (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Diary of a SUPER GIRL - Book 1 - The Ups and Downs of Being Super: Books for Girls 9-12 • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Sophie Washington: Queen of the Bee (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Unpleasant Penguins from Pluto (Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot #9) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Naughty Nightcrawlers From Neptune (Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot #8) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Uranium Unicorns From Uranus • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39

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