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Mrs. Williams from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!

My students need engaging fiction and nonfiction books to create an extensive library.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As our students struggle with the impact of Hurricane Harvey, they are grasping for ways to expel anxious and nervous feelings. Many of my students lost everything during the hurricane and will continue to deal with rebuilding their homes and lives for months to come.

Our campus is an phenomenal Fine Arts-driven community.

All students are engaged in creating art cars, learning to play in the award-winning band and orchestra, and performing in choir concerts. The teachers in our learning community are extremely passionate about preparing our students to become productive citizens by encouraging them to become life-long learners. The LO community supports our students and campus unconditionally and we want to continue encouraging our students to grow.

My Project

After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, our students are looking for ways to escape the stress of the destruction of their homes and the stressful rebuilding process. The addition of these diverse books will allow students to escape into the world of fiction and nonfiction and hopefully become inspired by stories of hope and characters who overcome the obstacles of life.

I would love to add books to our classroom library that provide students with characters from across the globe that inspire them to keep preserving when times are tough.

By being able to gift my students with award-winning books that are uplifting and energizing, I hope that my young readers are encouraged to keep going when times are tough!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Tiger Rising • Amazon Business $5.99 27 $161.73
Four Feet, Two Sandals • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Locomotive (Caldecott Medal Book) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Crow Call • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books) (Coretta Scott King Honor - Illustrator Honor Title) • Amazon Business $15.16 1 $15.16
Salam Alaikum: A Message of Peace • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
The Magician's Hat • Amazon Business $14.87 1 $14.87
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
The Other Side • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
Ten Cents a Pound • Amazon Business $14.33 1 $14.33
The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game • Amazon Business $14.06 1 $14.06
Her Right Foot • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
How to Code a Sandcastle • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole (Irma S and James H Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Alabama Spitfire: The Story of Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Manjhi Moves a Mountain • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Albert’s Almost Amazing Adventure • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Ruby's Chinese New Year • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
The Hundred Dresses • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84
Deep in the Sahara • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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