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Mrs. Allabach from Walnutport PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today A Reader, Tomorrow A Leader!

My students need nonfiction books to help them research famous people in history. These resources will be shared with the entire fifth grade team.

  • $163 goal

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My Students

I have moved from a kindergarten classroom to a fifth grade ELA classroom. There are 50 fifth grade students utilizing the books in my classroom. I come from using a variety of picture books to now using a variety of novels. Through yard sales, I have picked up some great resources. However, I do not have a lot of duplicates to create independent reader bins in my classroom.

Reading gives us some place to go when we need to escape the hardships of the world we live in.

I want to give my students that great escape! Please help me in my journey!

My Project

The nonfiction books that I selected for my project are all popular with fifth grade students. They are biographies that will interest them and hopefully excite them to dive into reading a nonfiction book independently. My students will utilize these books while completing our school's new accelerated reader program. It will give them the opportunity to choose new and exciting books on their own guided reading level.

My students will also use these books during guided reading, centers, book reports, and independent reading throughout each day.

With your help I can build a classroom library that is inviting to my fifth grade students. Thank you for considering donating to this project!

Mrs. Allabach
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.91 1 $5.91
Who Was Princess Diana? • Amazon Business $5.67 1 $5.67
Who Was Paul Revere? • Amazon Business $5.55 1 $5.55
Who is J.K. Rowling? • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
Who Was Milton Bradley? • Amazon Business $5.09 1 $5.09
Who Is Wayne Gretzky? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Who Were the Beatles? (Who Was--?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Is George Lucas? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.44 1 $4.44
Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.39 1 $4.39
Who Is Dolly Parton? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Who Is Steven Spielberg? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.22 1 $4.22
Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy? • Amazon Business $4.08 1 $4.08
Who Was Theodore Roosevelt? • Amazon Business $4.05 1 $4.05
Who Was Elvis Presley? • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97
Who Was Jim Henson? • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97
Who Was Seabiscuit? • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Who Was Harry Houdini? • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Who Is Hillary Clinton? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Who Was Lucille Ball? • Amazon Business $3.12 1 $3.12

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