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Mrs. Callahan from West Newfield ME is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The More You Read the More You Know!

My students need a wide range of books in order for their learning and imagination to grow! Books open the door to learning!

  • $257 goal

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My Students

I teach third grade students in a small, rural community. This grade is a very important year. In this year students are becoming more independent and taking their own strides to pinpoint their interests and learning styles. Students must have voice and choice as much as possible in order for them to become self-sufficient.

During this year students will be finding their learning styles, which is being fostered by a creative learning environment which include rich literacy experiences and creative learning style.

Giving my students the gift of books would open up a whole world of culture, experience, imagination, creativity and so much more!

My Project

With the implementation of any good reading program, books are the essential component. With a wide range of levels in student progress, variety is the key to engaging these students in reading. My students will need many books across genres and interest areas, all that connect to the curriculum.

This project will support third graders in their adventures through learning by supporting their imagination and peeking their interests in mysteries, biographies and nonfiction text.

Making learning relevant is always at the forefront of my mind when teaching and I find it important to make sure that the literature that is offered in our classroom library is up to date and relatable to our 21st century students.

Mrs. Callahan
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 20 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Situation Worsens: A Box of Unfortunate Events, Books 4-6 (The Miserable Mill; The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator) • Amazon Business $28.26 1 $28.26
The Trouble Begins: A Box of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-3 (The Bad Beginning; The Reptile Room; The Wide Window) • Amazon Business $21.93 1 $21.93
The Boxcar Children Mysteries Books 5-8 (Boxcar Children) • Amazon Business $17.19 1 $17.19
The Boxcar Children Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $16.52 1 $16.52
The Alcatraz Escape (The Book Scavenger series) • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
The Unbreakable Code (The Book Scavenger series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Greenglass House • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Detective Camp (A to Z Mysteries Super Edition, No. 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
White House White-Out (A to Z Mysteries Super Edition, No. 3) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #7: Operation Orca • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? • Amazon Business $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
The Talking T. Rex (A to Z Mysteries) • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77

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