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Mrs. Greenwald from Windermere FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sunshine State Challege!

My students need challenging books to help them develop critical comprehension skills.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! Their love for learning and each other is an infectious motivator to push them to strive for the best. They come from all walks of life. Just by glancing at their smiling and eager faces, you would not immediately know the daily challenges so many of them face. Many come from divided households, newly immigrated to this country, or struggle with coping with a sick or absent parent at home. Their hearts and minds are open to reading, math, writing, science, and any new experience that can be presented to them during the school day. School is their safe haven and where they come to be themselves and more importantly better themselves. To give to this group of students means giving to some of the future's greatest individuals. The promise they offer the world is limitless.

My Project

Every year students at our school are challenged to read all 15 of the Sunshine State books. Achieving this goal not only exposes the students to quality literature, but allows them to set and achieve a long term academic goal. The determination needed to be successful at the challenge is an amazing confidence and character builder. Historically, students who are able to complete the challenge not only develop a lifelong love of reading, but also perform outstanding on statewide Reading assessments. It’s something that will give them pride and a sense of accomplishment. It helps them grow as both readers and learners!

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Love You, Michael Collins • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Lemons • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Welcome to Wonderland #1: Home Sweet Motel • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Great Treehouse War • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
The Sweetest Sound • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Edge of Extinction #1: The Ark Plan • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Heartwood Hotel, Book 1 A True Home • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Dragons and Marshmallows • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
The Doublecross • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

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