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Mrs. Clark from Santa Clara CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Joy of Books

Help me give my students experiences with books that will help the children both learn to read and make them laugh and wonder!

  • $590 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Help me give my striving students the gift of engaging books that support their literacy development.

My students are enthusiastic learners who are discovering the world of literacy.

Each of my forty students is reading at a level below expected for his or her grade. Three-fourths of them are emerging bilingual learners from many language backgrounds. All need support as they become literate citizens. I regularly provide supplemental literacy intervention lessons designed to support and accelerate their learning.

Access to a wide variety of quality reading material is important for my students’ engagement and success as they become strategic and proficient readers.

My Project

This project will put engaging books in the hands of my students. Multiple copies of these carefully selected texts will supplement the materials currently available to my students. In particular need are quality titles written for emergent readers. I also need to augment the inventory of non-fiction titles at various levels. My students’ first encounters with these books will be in a guided small group setting. They will continue to read the books for enjoyment, fluency building, and content learning. Encounters with these books will help strengthen the literacy foundation each student is constructing for himself or herself. Thank you for participating in their successful launches into literacy.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Can I Play Too? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.11 6 $48.66
¿Puedo jugar yo también? (Spanish Edition) (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $7.54 6 $45.24
There is a Bird on Your Head! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.99 6 $41.94
Green Eggs and Ham • Amazon Business $6.00 6 $36.00
The Foot Book (The Bright and Early Books for Beginning Beginners) • Amazon Business $6.00 6 $36.00
Fox in Socks (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $6.00 6 $36.00
The Cat in the Hat • Amazon Business $6.00 6 $36.00
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles • Amazon Business $4.38 6 $26.28
National Geographic Readers: Level 2 - Pandas • Amazon Business $3.99 6 $23.94
National Geographic Readers: Koalas • Amazon Business $3.99 6 $23.94
National Geographic Readers: Sleep, Bear! • Amazon Business $3.99 6 $23.94
National Geographic Readers: Sea Otters • Amazon Business $3.99 6 $23.94
National Geographic Readers: Swim Fish!: Explore the Coral Reef • Amazon Business $3.99 6 $23.94

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