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Mrs. Oram from Hallsville TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The More You Read, the More You Know!

Help me give my students flexible seating and good book sets to build our classroom library!

  • $617 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title 1 School with a class of 19 second grade sudents. Each of my students come from a very different background of learning and are unique in their own way. My students are clever, creative, and very excited about their learning! They are extremely sweet and always give it their all in whatever it is they are working to accomplish. We work together each and every day to help one another be as successful as possible in our learning and to have a successful school year.

My Project

My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy, and it has been looking pretty bare lately! We read on the carpet as a whole, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books they are interested in, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

The best way to increase reading ability and their stamina is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and in shared read alouds, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word and grow their love for reading!

Mrs. Oram
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fat Catalog ALT1102ACSO Metal Stack Stools with Padded Seat, Red/Purple/Blue/Green/Yellow (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $66.54 1 $66.54
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
X-ACTO School Pro Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (1670) • Staples Advantage $48.39 1 $48.39
The Night Before Christmas Hardcover: The Classic Edition, The New York Times bestseller • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
Thanksgiving in the Woods • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
The Ramona Collection, Vol. 1: Beezus and Ramona / Ramona the Pest / Ramona the Brave / Ramona and Her Father [4 Book Box set] • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Porcupine's Pie • Amazon Business $13.40 1 $13.40
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 5-8: Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
A Christmas Cookie Exchange • Amazon Business $11.40 1 $11.40
Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
Pete the Cat Take-Along Storybook Set: 5-Book 8x8 Set • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Fancy Nancy: The Wonderful World of Fancy Nancy: 4 Books in 1 Box Set! • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
How to Catch a Turkey • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Pete the Cat Saves Christmas • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Pete the Cat Storybook Collection: 7 Groovy Stories! • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Little Critter: Bedtime Storybook Boxed Set: 5 Favorite Critter Tales! • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
A Charlie Brown Christmas: Deluxe Edition (Peanuts) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
County Fair (Little House Picture Book) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (Peanuts) • Amazon Business $7.90 1 $7.90
Christmas in the Big Woods (Little House Picture Book) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Twas The Night Before Christmas: Edited by Santa Claus for the Benefit of Children of the 21st Century • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
Going West (Little House Picture Book) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Winter on the Farm (Little House Picture Book) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Catch an Elf • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever (A StoryPlay Book) • Amazon Business $5.26 1 $5.26
The Littlest Elf (Littlest Series) • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77
The Littlest Christmas Tree • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Littlest Reindeer (Littlest Series) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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