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Mrs. Dixon from Zephyrhills FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sunshine State JR. Reader Books

Help me give my students fun, engaging and diverse books that will instill a love for reading!

  • $247 goal

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My Students

I teach forty-five amazing and diverse students. Our school is a Title I school and over 80 percent of our students are on free or reduced lunch. Even though many of my students have had to face difficulties in their lives at such an early age, they come to school eager and ready to learn! My students have shown tremendous growth this year in all subject areas and are working hard to continue to achieve and surpass their academic goals.

My Project

Each year, I encourage my students to challenge themselves by reading the Sunshine State Reader books. These books are selected because they are fun, engaging, and diverse in so many ways! It helps my students read a variety of different texts that will help them grow their love for reading! My students have always tried to push themselves to read all 15 of the Sunshine State Reader books to complete the challenge! However, these books are in high demand and our library only has several copies of each title. I would love to have a class set that my students have immediate access to and will help them challenge themselves into becoming amazing reader!

Mrs. Dixon
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melia and Jo • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Little Red Fort • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Neck & Neck • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Very Impatient Caterpillar • Amazon Business $17.74 1 $17.74
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $13.27 1 $13.27
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $13.21 1 $13.21
Inky the Octopus: Bound for Glory • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Bagel King • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Rot, the Cutest in the World! • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
The Princess and the Pit Stop • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Good Rosie! • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Great Cheese Robbery (Pocket Pirates) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Alien Next Door 1: The New Kid • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero! • Amazon Business $5.57 1 $5.57
Stealing the Sword: A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #1) • Amazon Business $4.06 1 $4.06

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