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Mrs. Grefsrud from Victorville CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Theme, Plot, and So Much More Through Picture Books

Help me give my students picture books so they can reading and writing concepts.

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Being a kid in school these days can be tough. Every single one of my students learns a little differently from another and reacts differently as well. I work in a low income/ high poverty area so my students are faced with different challenges.

My students are amazing, smart, and very talented.

Even though they have struggles at home they always come to school with a big smile on their face and they are willing to learn. I want to give them all that I can so they can be successful in school.

My Project

My students are expected to know certain reading and writing concepts on their state test. One of the best ways for me to teach my students is through picture books.

My students are engaged when they are either reading or being read to from picture books.

I will use these books in the classroom as a read aloud to enforce certain reading or writing concepts. I want my students to be engaged as we read and one of the best ways to do that is through a picture book. I will also use these books to discuss life lessons and how we can become better citizens.

Mrs. Grefsrud
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junkyard Wonders • Amazon Business $17.70 1 $17.70
A House That Once Was • Amazon Business $17.60 1 $17.60
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $17.42 1 $17.42
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $16.67 1 $16.67
Love • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Ocean Meets Sky • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Be Kind • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Best Story • Amazon Business $15.04 1 $15.04
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
I Am a Story • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
Her Right Foot • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Ralph Tells a Story • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Sandwich Swap • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
How to Code a Sandcastle • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Thelma the Unicorn • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Lying Up a Storm • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Voices in the Park • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella • Amazon Business $8.78 1 $8.78
The Korean Cinderella (Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Groundhog Gets a Say • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Canoe Days • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Roller Coaster • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
The Irish Cinderlad (Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Egyptian Cinderella • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? (Words Are Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Edward the Emu • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig • Amazon Business $4.51 1 $4.51

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