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Mrs. Wright from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Gift of Reading

The cost of 6 book titles with teacher's guide, including Frindle, How to Eat Fried Worms and Shiloh is $1612, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,799 goal

This project expired on April 3, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach third grade at Octavio Paz Charter school in the inner city of Chicago. Our school doesn't have a library, and unfortunately students don't get to go to the library often. I would like to give my students the opportunity to read interesting chapter books that would allow them to enjoy reading. Reading will allow them to become fluent readers, and successful students. I would like a set of 34 books of the following titles. I plan to have the students read a book a month as a group, and complete various activities pertaining to each book. I believe the activities will help improve student comprehension. I thank you so very much for giving our students the gift of reading. Thank You so very much.

Mrs. Wright
Grades PreK-2
  • Uno-Octavio-Paz
  • Chicago, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
How To Eat Fried Worms -- Teacher Guide • AKJ Educational Services $8.68 1 $8.68
Shiloh -- Teacher Guide • AKJ Educational Services $8.68 1 $8.68
Frindle -- Teacher Guide • AKJ Educational Services $8.68 1 $8.68
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory -- Teacher Guide • AKJ Educational Services $8.68 1 $8.68
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Educational Services $6.10 34 $207.40
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Educational Services $6.10 34 $207.40
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing • AKJ Educational Services $5.22 34 $177.48
Frindle • AKJ Educational Services $5.22 34 $177.48
Shiloh • AKJ Educational Services $5.22 34 $177.48
How To Eat Fried Worms • AKJ Educational Services $4.80 34 $163.20
Sarah, Plain and Tall • AKJ Educational Services $4.35 34 $147.90

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