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Ms. Williams from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader

My students need over 35 engaging books that will encourage their love of reading.

  • $398 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember the curiosity you had as a child? Provide the books that will stimulate students' learning!

The students in our school are eager to grow and learn.

This is a very diverse school, with students coming from a variety of backgrounds. Sixty-eight percent of students qualify for free or reduced lunch. These students are hard working and strive to always do their best!

My Project

Picture a room full of students that is completely silent. All you can hear is the sound of turning pages. That it is exactly what it is like every day in my classroom during read-to-self time. My students love reading! Over the year they have made their way through our small classroom library. We need more books! We need more variety! This project will bring over 30 highly engaging books into our classroom.

This project will improve my students reading by providing them with highly engaging texts from a variety of different genres.

With the fulfillment of this project, learning and great ideas will be realized and as Dr. Seuss said, "The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

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Ms. Williams
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Cookbook for Kids (Williams-Sonoma): Great Recipes for Kids Who Love to Cook • Amazon $17.05 1 $17.05
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! • Amazon $13.23 1 $13.23
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed • Amazon $12.86 1 $12.86
National Geographic Kids Everything Ancient Egypt: Dig Into a Treasure Trove of Facts, Photos, and Fun • Amazon $11.07 1 $11.07
Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog • Amazon $10.49 1 $10.49
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Knuffle Bunny Series) • Amazon $10.16 1 $10.16
Stick Dog • Amazon $10.04 1 $10.04
Stick Dog Chases a Pizza • Amazon $9.58 1 $9.58
Better Homes and Gardens New Junior Cook Book (Better Homes and Gardens Cooking) • Amazon $9.34 1 $9.34
The International Cookbook for Kids • Amazon $8.97 1 $8.97
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? (Pigeon) • Amazon $8.93 1 $8.93
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! • Amazon $8.83 1 $8.83
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy • Amazon $8.83 1 $8.83
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity • Amazon $8.72 1 $8.72
Listen to My Trumpet! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Today I Will Fly! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Watch Me Throw the Ball! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
I'm a Frog! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
I Love My New Toy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
I Am Going! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
My Friend is Sad (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
I Will Surprise My Friend! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Happy Pig Day! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Are You Ready to Play Outside? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
I Am Invited to a Party! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Elephants Cannot Dance! (Elephant and Piggie) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
The Cat on the Mat Is Flat • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
A Big Guy Took My Ball! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $5.27 1 $5.27
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $5.10 1 $5.10
I Broke My Trunk! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon $5.10 1 $5.10
National Geographic Readers: Robots • Amazon $3.73 1 $3.73
National Geographic Readers: Monkeys • Amazon $3.59 1 $3.59
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles • Amazon $3.59 1 $3.59
National Geographic Kids Readers: Mummies • Amazon $3.59 1 $3.59
National Geographic Readers: Sharks! (Science Reader Level 2) • Amazon $3.59 1 $3.59

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