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Mrs. Hollinger from Monroeville AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spring Into Reading!

Help me give my students a variety of books to read on their reading level.

  • $622 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a small rural town in Alabama. 90% of our students receive free or reduced price lunch. Our students come from various backgrounds. Some come from low poverty homes. Some may not have access to a diversity of books at home, so the school library is where they have an opportunity to have access to books.

Our library is a very popular location in the school.

Many students, mainly the fifth and sixth graders, visit the library each day. My hope is to raise the reading interest of seventh and eighth graders while continuing to provide great titles for our active readers with a larger variety of books and resources.

My Project

Our students are learning and growing! The library is an important part of the growing process. Our students look to the library to help provide them with exciting new books. We are always excited when the library has new titles.

Each fall, winter, and spring of the year our students take the STAR test.

The STAR test gives a report on the students' reading levels. We will use the new books to help our students read new titles on their new reading levels. We know that reading is important, so putting new books in our students' hands will help them continue to learn and grow.

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

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This project will reach 420 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Curious George Classic Collection • Amazon Business $23.24 1 $23.24
RIN EMOJI Assorted Emoticon Party Favors Drawstring Backpacks, 12-Pack, 16x13-Inch • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Wholesale Kids Bulk Earbuds Headphones Earphones Assorted Colors for Schools, Libraries, Hospitals,Gifts Individually Bagged (30pack) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The Very Clumsy Click Beetle (Eric Carle's Very Series) • Amazon Business $18.34 1 $18.34
The Very Quiet Cricket (Avenues) • Amazon Business $17.17 1 $17.17
What Is Given from the Heart • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Sulwe • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Who Is Jeff Kinney? (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Who Was...?) • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Princess and the Pony • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
Stephen Curry: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up • Amazon Business $13.82 1 $13.82
Courage In The Dark (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Step Into Reading: A Step 4 Book) • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment • Amazon Business $13.16 1 $13.16
The Statue of Liberty (Step Into Reading: Step 2) • Amazon Business $13.14 1 $13.14
Kobe Day! • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Susan B. Anthony: Her Fight for Equal Rights (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Cute Animal Bookmarks Cards for Kids (60 Pack) - Lion Dog Cat Panda Owl Monkey - Book Reading Inspirational Quotes Gifts - Stocking Stuffers for Young Readers Children Boys Girls • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Titanic: Lost...and Found : a Step 3 Book/Grades 2-3 (Step Into Reading) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Very Lonely Firefly (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
The Undefeated (Caldecott Medal Book) • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
Amelia Bedelia • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
My Papi Has a Motorcycle • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Grace for President • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Amelia Bedelia's First Vote • Amazon Business $10.37 1 $10.37
Pete the Cat Checks Out the Library • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
The Hiccupotamus • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Space Roaming Bookmarks for Men Women Kids Girls Boys,30PCs • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88
Pete the Cat's Got Class • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Soccer Sam (Step into Reading, Step 4) • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50

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