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Mrs. Andress from Millsboro DE is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Setting and Reaching Personal Reading Goals Challenge!

My students need a variety of readers including fiction and nonfiction titles.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a second-grade teacher in a high poverty elementary school in southern Delaware. I have both regular education and special education students in my classroom. I also have a high population of ESL students who are either new to the country, still learning English or lacking language and vocabulary. I love teaching second grade! Second graders are enthusiastic about learning and becoming independent individuals. My students are so passionate about learning and work so hard to overcome their daily challenges from home and school. I am always looking for ways to continue to challenge my students and better prepare them for third grade.

My Project

The challenge is on! I have challenged my students to reach a personal reading goal. Each student has set an individual goal on how many books they can read this spring. Unfortunately, we do not have many books appropriate for their reading levels in our classroom. My students are so excited about this challenge but we desperately need more literature so they are able to meet their goals. They will love all of these new boxes and the fun titles that have been selected. Students will love reading about all the favorite characters such as Arthur, Splat the Cat, Marley, and Amelia Bedelia. Please help my students meet their goal and develop a love of reading!

Mrs. Andress
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Space: Planets, Moons, Stars, and More! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Bones • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Arthur's Reading Race • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Little Mermaid Step into Reading (Disney Princess) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Big Snowman, Little Snowman (Disney Frozen) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Monster Bugs • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Arthur's Fire Drill • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Arthur Tricks the Tooth Fairy Sticker Book • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Little Critter Sleeps Over (Little Critter) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Super Friends: Going Bananas (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Wedgieman and the Big Bunny Trouble • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Frankenstein • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Tae Kwon Do! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Aliens for Breakfast • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
How Not to Babysit Your Brother • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Brain Freeze! (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splat the Cat With a Bang and a Clang • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Batman Classic: Meet the Super Heroes With Superman and Wonder Woman • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pinkalicious: Pinkie Promise • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy: Pajama Day • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I Can Read! Level 2: Batman • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Marley: Marley and the Runaway Pumpkin • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Back to Dog-Gone School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ollie & Moon: Aloha! (Step into Reading Comic Reader) A Comic Reader • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dogerella • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Shampoodle • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Arthur and the School Pet • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Chase is on the Case! (Paw Patrol) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Cat in the Hat: Cooking with the Cat (The Cat in the Hat) Cooking With the Cat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
How Not to Start Third Grade • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Monsters • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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