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Mrs. Fitzgerald from Kansas City MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Want to Read Books That They Pick Themselves

My students need high interest books to boost their reading motivation.

  • $600 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When my students come through the door each morning, they are excited to get to their spot and get busy! These kids amaze me with how ready they are to learn each day.

My students come from very diverse backgrounds.

This is why I love my school so much! In fact, there are around 20 languages spoken in our building. Many students also come from low socio-economic homes and our school is able to assist with food, clothing, school supplies, and other things these families need. Despite any hardships, these kids come in excited about their learning.

My Project

In our classroom, reading is our favorite part of the day! My students have spent this year diving into my class library and reading any and every book that interests them. We need more high interest books so that students can maintain this excitement about reading!

Every book in this project has been selected by my students as a book that they would be excited to read.

My class and I carefully selected books that not only peak student interest, but also will help my students grow and meet their reading goals. We have selected a variety of chapter books, everybody books, funny books, nonfiction books, and realistic books. We would all be thrilled to have these books join our classroom!

Mrs. Fitzgerald
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Scar • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Pig the Star (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Ronaldo: The Children's Book. Fun, Inspirational and Motivational Life Story of Cristiano Ronaldo - One of The Best Soccer Players in History. • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Waiting • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Shortcut • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Love • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom • Amazon Business $11.10 1 $11.10
National Geographic Kids Everything Soccer: Score Tons of Photos, Facts, and Fun • Amazon Business $10.40 1 $10.40
Pig the Winner (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Cats: 101 Amazing Facts about Cats: Cat Books for Kids (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot (Captain Underpants #12) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
I Don't Want to Talk About It • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Kid Legends) • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
The Getaway • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Great Treehouse War • Amazon Business $9.15 1 $9.15
Hudson Hates School • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
From The Guys Who Were There: The Kansas City Royals • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Your Life as a Private on the Lewis and Clark Expedition (The Way It Was) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Your Life as a Pharaoh in Ancient Egypt (The Way It Was) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Ant Hill Disaster • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
Kansas City Chiefs Trivia Quiz Book: 500 Questions on All Things Red and Gold • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Paws and Claws! - All about Foxes of the World (Canids Family - Fox Edition) - Children's Biological Science of Dogs & Wolves Books • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Everything Cat: What Kids Really Want to Know about Cats (Kids Faqs) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Lionel Messi (Real Bios) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
Super Bowl Champions: Kansas City Chiefs • Amazon Business $7.25 1 $7.25
Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers (Captain Underpants #9) • Amazon Business $7.24 1 $7.24
Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 (Captain Underpants #11) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends (Let's Talk About It!) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Red Butterfly • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Bigmama's • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Your Life as a Cabin Attendant on the Titanic (The Way It Was) • Amazon Business $6.12 1 $6.12
Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Soccer: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #24: Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
It's all about... Wild Cats: Everything you want to know about big cats in one amazing book • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Shawn Johnson: Gymnastics Golden Girl: GymnStars Volume 1 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Tail of Emily Windsnap • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The SeaQuel: My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party • Amazon Business $5.46 1 $5.46
Great Americans in Sports: Mia Hamm • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
At Daddy's on Saturdays • Amazon Business $5.02 1 $5.02
Gabby Douglas (Amazing Athletes) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
A Puzzle of Paws #12 (Magic Kitten) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
A New Friend #1 (Magic Ponies) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Moonlight Mischief #5 (Magic Kitten) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
A Special Wish #2 (Magic Ponies) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
On the Court with...Stephen Curry • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Diary of a Minecraft Ender Dragon: An Unofficial Minecraft Book • Amazon Business $4.75 1 $4.75
Diary of a Minecraft Polar Bear: An Unofficial Minecraft Book • Amazon Business $4.75 1 $4.75
Diary of a Minecraft Spider: An Unofficial Minecraft Book • Amazon Business $4.75 1 $4.75
Michael Jordan: Legends in Sports • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
On the Field with...Peyton and Eli Manning (Matt Christopher Sports Bio Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
On the Court with...LeBron James (Matt Christopher Sports Biographies) • Amazon Business $4.55 1 $4.55
Captain Underpants And The Preposterous Plight Of The Purple Potty People • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 2: The Revenge of the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers • Amazon Business $4.26 1 $4.26
Haunted Houseboat (SpongeBob SquarePants) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
You're Fired! (SpongeBob SquarePants) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El Rey del Futbol • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Lloyd: A Hero's Journey (The LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE: Reader) • Amazon Business $3.92 1 $3.92
Jay, Ninja of Lightning (LEGO Ninjago: Chapter Book) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
Circus Surprise #7 (Magic Ponies) • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52
Komodo Dragon vs. King Cobra (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.11 1 $3.11
What If You Had Animal Ears? • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $2.83 1 $2.83

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