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Mrs. Boyko from Allentown PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stop, Drop, and Read!

Help me give my students an amazing classroom library to get them reading!

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach 4th grade in Pennsylvania. It is the 4th largest school district that offers free breakfast, lunch, and other amazing opportunities to all the students. It is an urban, public elementary school that touches many beautiful minds!

Because we are an urban school, many of the costs for school supplies falls on the teacher.

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to meet and get to know many wonderful students who have touched my life in lots of ways!

My Project

My classroom is looking for an updated library. I love to read, and Iove to see my students reading. There is nothing more amazing than watching a child get lost in a book. Unfortunately, because we are in an urban district, our school library has limited resources. As a teacher I encourage the students to go home and have their parents walk them to our local library to get books for their house. A lot of times the parents just don't have the necessary funds to get to the library and/or order books from book clubs.

Every year my classroom library gets smaller and smaller because I allow the students to borrow my books so they can read at home.

I encourage them to bring the books back, but I can only do so much. Our classroom would LOVE to have new books to not only read around the room but to take home and read at home. Any donation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Complete Adventures of the Borrowers • Amazon Business $21.64 1 $21.64
The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls) • Amazon Business $16.17 1 $16.17
Bigfoot: Mysterious Monsters (1) • Amazon Business $5.72 2 $11.44
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $8.68 1 $8.68
The Secret Zoo • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Military Animals With Dog Tags • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Fourth Grade Rats • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
I Was a Third Grade Spy • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Mystery of the Stolen Statue (Third-Grade Detectives) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Who's Afraid of Fourth Grade? (Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo: Super Special) • Amazon Business $4.90 1 $4.90
Wish • Amazon Business $4.78 1 $4.78
The Boy Who Saved Baseball • Amazon Business $3.60 1 $3.60

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