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Ms. Costner from Maryville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

S.O.S. - Stock Our Shelves

Help me give my students books they will read and treasure for years.

  • $491 goal

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My Students

Our school is a K-5 elementary school. We serve 300 students with all the variety of interests that one might expect. Some prefer to read fiction - whether they choose humor, horror, or fantasy. Others gravitate toward the nonfiction shelves and visit the same section repeatedly once they find a favorite subject - sharks, sports, or transportation.

The library is the center of our school and supports the students in their learning and their personal pursuits.

In addition to checking out books, the students often visit to use the green screen, participate in science labs, or meet for robotics club. But whatever their reason for coming in, they always browse the shelves.

My Project

Our library has wide mixture of titles; there are picture books and chapter books, biographies, and nonfiction on many different subjects. Some of the most popular titles have been so well-loved and read so often that they have finally fallen apart.

This project will put new copies of beloved titles on the shelves.

Whether it is a copy of Danny and the Dinosaur or The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks, these books will be constantly in use. Adding these books to the collection will provide opportunities for students to re-read a favorite or to discover a story they will come to love.

Ms. Costner
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 150 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Funny Baby: 21st Century Edition (Beginning-to-Read: Fairy Tales and Folklore) • Amazon Business $22.60 1 $22.60
Sam, Bangs And Moonshine (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $19.04 1 $19.04
White Snow, Bright Snow • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Will I Have a Friend? • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Herman the Helper • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Who Will Be My Friends? (An Early I Can Read Book) • Amazon Business $17.89 1 $17.89
Once a Mouse... • Amazon Business $17.70 1 $17.70
Christmas in the Barn • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
The Story of Johnny Appleseed • Amazon Business $16.35 1 $16.35
The Magic School Bus At The Waterworks (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Magic School Bus (Pb)) • Amazon Business $16.08 1 $16.08
The Funny Little Woman (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
A Baby Sister for Frances (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
Millions of Cats • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
The Principal From The Black Lagoon (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Just Grandpa And Me (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Little Critter) • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Just Me And My Babysitter (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Little Critter) • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Grasshopper On The Road (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (An I Can Read Book) • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
How To Lose All Your Friends (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $13.45 1 $13.45
Donkey-donkey • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Kids Pick The Funniest Poems • Amazon Business $11.07 1 $11.07
If I Ran the Zoo (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Bind-up: Books 3 and 4: Sees the Future and Secret of the Silver Key • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
Danny and the Dinosaur (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $9.26 1 $9.26
Arnie and the New Kid (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37
Flap Your Wings (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Ten Apples Up On Top! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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