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Ms. Jennifer from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Superstar Readers Need More Books!

My students need a variety of fiction and non-fiction books for their Readers Workshop.

  • $442 goal

This project expired on July 22, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love reading: being read to, reading to each other, or reading by themselves. They devour books ravenously, and are always excited and engaged during their independent reading time. In fact, they are such voracious readers that it's hard to have enough books for them!

Reading time at school is critical for my students.

Many of my students live in poverty; their loving families cannot provide large home libraries, and the public library's hours are inconvenient for parents working multiple jobs to make ends meet. Over half of my students do not speak English at home; school is the only place where they can practice and get support with English language literacy.

My Project

I am requesting a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction leveled books. These books will support a wide range of readers, from students who are just learning to read to those who are ready for early chapter books. These books are engaging, time-tested classics I know my students will love. I am requesting two copies of each title, so that students can read these books both independently and with a partner, thereby refining critical comprehension and language skills as they "book talk" together. We will also use these books as models during Writers Workshop, as students use the books they love, to develop their own skills as authors.

Your support will provide years of reading pleasure in my classroom.

Children will learn from and with these books and be able to look forward to new, exciting titles as their skills progress. Please consider supporting my students as they become lifelong readers.

Ms. Jennifer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Koalas (Animals: Life Cycles) • Amazon $19.18 2 $38.36
About Reptiles: A Guide for Children (About (Peachtree)) • Amazon $7.16 2 $14.32
About Arachnids: A Guide for Children • Amazon $7.16 2 $14.32
About Fish: A Guide For Children (About (Peachtree)) • Amazon $7.15 2 $14.30
About Mammals: A Guide for Children (About (Peachtree)) • Amazon $7.15 2 $14.30
About Amphibians: A Guide for Children (About (Peachtree)) • Amazon $7.15 2 $14.30
Biscuit Storybook Collection • Amazon $6.77 2 $13.54
About Insects: A Guide for Children (About... (Peachtree)) • Amazon $6.50 2 $13.00
Porcupines (Nocturnal Animals) • Amazon $6.26 2 $12.52
Salamanders (Amphibians) • Amazon $6.26 2 $12.52
Cool Hockey Facts (Cool Sports Facts) • Amazon $6.26 2 $12.52
Newts (Amphibians) • Amazon $6.26 2 $12.52
Beans (Plants: Life Cycles) • Amazon $5.36 2 $10.72
Communities in My World • Amazon $5.36 2 $10.72
Autumn Leaves (Preparing for Winter) • Amazon $5.35 2 $10.70
Katie Did It (Rookie Readers) • Amazon $4.46 2 $8.92
Hot Rod Harry (A Rookie Reader) • Amazon $4.46 2 $8.92
A Box Can Be Many Things (Rookie Readers) • Amazon $4.46 2 $8.92
Dirty Larry (Revised Edition) • Amazon $4.46 2 $8.92
Biscuit and the Little Pup (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $3.76 2 $7.52
Biscuit Goes to School (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $3.59 2 $7.18
Biscuit's Day at the Farm (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $3.59 2 $7.18
Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $3.59 2 $7.18
Biscuit in the Garden (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $3.59 2 $7.18
Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $3.39 2 $6.78
Biscuit and the Baby (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $3.23 2 $6.46
In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories (I Can Read! Reading 2) • Amazon $2.71 1 $2.71
Pete the Cat: A Pet for Pete (My First I Can Read) • Amazon $2.65 2 $5.30

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