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Ms. S. from Corona NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!

My students need books to begin mastering reading so they can move up to higher reading levels as they are expected to by the end of the school year!

  • $306 goal

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My Students

My students are inquisitive, adventurous, and cheerful about reading. They come from a large urban community. Our library is the center of learning in the classroom. Students bookshop in my class very often, and I want to continue to serve them by exposing them to different kinds of literature.

My students hold books like they're gold and turn into lifelong readers if they have books that excite them.

I teach in a Title 1 school in Corona, Queens and many students qualify for free lunch. Many come from diverse backgrounds and need extra support because the majority of the students are classified as English Language Learners or have particular learning disabilities. Their books choices are limited to the texts we have in our classroom library. We are looking to grow our classroom library by adding series books with determined characters that our students will enjoy and cultivate a love for reading.

My Project

My love of reading is something I want to instill in my students. I am compelled to ensure that my students love reading and can share their love of reading with others. The books I have selected are from my students' interests. These books will help to promote reading over the school year and make sure that they are reading at home. I would like to have an extensive collection of books, which hold onto their interests and make sure that they will continue reading. Helping students begin to learn that reading is fun is a perfect way to build better readers. These books are a gateway to better reading skills for reluctant readers.

When children are excited about books in their hands, they are much more determined to read for pleasure, information, instructions, and connecting with others.

Ms. S.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 32 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
The Judy Moody Uber-Awesome Collection: Books 1-9 • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Wonder • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
What If There Were No Bees?: A Book About the Grassland Ecosystem (Food Chain Reactions) • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $7.07 1 $7.07
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Tarantula vs. Scorpion (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.35 2 $6.70
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen From the Future (Captain Underpants) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
National Geographic Readers: Monkeys • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Snakes! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Skyscrapers (Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Turtles • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Lizards • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Cats vs. Dogs • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Bees • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Fly Guy Presents: Sharks (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
Fly Guy Presents: Space (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89

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