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Ms. Leurck from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader

Help me give my students access to a variety of high interest books!

  • $403 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school everyday ready to learn and try their very best. As a teacher in a large urban school district, I struggle to provide enough resources for my students. My students are independently reading at different levels and are in need of a rich, engaging library of books to chose from. Help me reach every student in my classroom by providing them with engaging reading materials. These materials will help my students learn how to be successful and independent. Thank you!

My Project

These books will provide my students with a wide range of high interest texts. The students will have the opportunity to read books that interest them during our daily quiet reading time and as classroom read aloud texts. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these high interest books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. I am so excited to get books in their hands that are at their level and see them reading the words. I cannot wait to see all of the progress they will make and see their world open up as they become better readers.

Ms. Leurck
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plants vs. Zombies Boxed Set #2 • Amazon Business $21.62 1 $21.62
When Spring Comes • Amazon Business $16.68 1 $16.68
If I Built a House • Amazon Business $16.17 1 $16.17
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
My Brother Charlie • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
The Snowy Nap • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Winter Is Here • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
How to Catch a Leprechaun • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 8: Lawn of Doom • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
Diary of a Fly • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Sneezy the Snowman • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
My Body (Science Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Snow (Sunburst Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Miss Nelson Is Missing! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Goodnight Princess: The Perfect Bedtime Book! (Goodnight Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Why Should I Recycle? (Why Should I? Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Today I'll Be a Princess • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose! • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
The Snowy Day • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Pete the Cat: Valentine's Day Is Cool • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Gruffalo • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
What Is a Princess? (Disney Princess) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Magical Mermaids! (Shimmer and Shine) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Love Pink! (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.62 1 $4.62
World of Reading Super Hero Adventures: Thwip! You Are It!: Level Pre-1 • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Big Snowman, Little Snowman (Disney Frozen) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Old, New, Red, Blue! (Step into Reading) (Cars movie tie in) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Me Too, Woody! (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Super Friends: Flying High (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
This is Spider-Man Level 1 Reader (World of Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
Crash, Boom, Roar! (Disney/Pixar The Good Dinosaur) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.48 1 $2.48

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