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Mrs. Arianna from Frederick MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today's Readers Are Tomorrow's Leaders!

My students need access to engaging fiction and non-fiction books for our classroom library.

  • $514 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! They love exploring their environment and learning new things. I teach at a Title I/Star School where more than 70% of our students qualify for free or reduced-price meals, and 20% are English Language Learners. Our students come from diverse backgrounds including English Language Learners and military families.

Our students are excited to learn and I want to give them the best possible school experience.

In addition to the school curriculum, my students are learning kindness, patience, and understanding towards all students with various abilities. I want my students to strive for the best and to keep their love of learning alive as they continue in their education.

My Project

My class was newly added this school year due to larger class sizes. My class did not have any books, and all the books I have were donated to us by other teachers, or I have purchased at second-hand stores. We also borrow a lot of books from the library.

Our students love to read books and I want to encourage a lifelong journey of reading by giving them more options.

I want to provide my class with engaging new books that the students will love to read. I would love to have fiction and non-fiction books. I want to fill our shelves with books from authors that we love like Dr. Seuss, Julia Cook, and Jan Brett. We also need biographies and books about life cycles of insects. The non-fiction books will help build background knowledge about subjects that we are learning in class.

Some of our students do not have books in their homes, and do not go to the public library. Our classroom library is an opportunity for students to have access to engaging books. Thank you for supporting our class and helping to make a difference in a child's life.

Mrs. Arianna
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading: An Assess-Decide-Guide Framework for Supporting Every Reader • Amazon Business $30.02 1 $30.02
Learning Resources LER6040 Giant Magnetic Solar System • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
How to Teach a Slug to Read • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Mossy • Amazon Business $15.33 1 $15.33
Hedgie's Surprise • Amazon Business $14.76 1 $14.76
Me . . . Jane • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Tops & Bottoms (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $14.34 1 $14.34
Hey, Little Ant • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
I Wanna Iguana • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
The Guided Reading Teacher's Companion: Prompts, Discussion Starters & Teaching Points • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
The Snowy Nap • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Ralph Tells a Story • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Max's Words • Amazon Business $10.42 1 $10.42
The Mermaid • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
A Moment In Time • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
I Want a Dog: My Opinion Essay (Read and Write) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Crazy Dog: My Narrative Essay (The Read and Write Series Book 3) (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $9.07 1 $9.07
Dr. Seuss's You Are Kind: Featuring Horton the Elephant (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.03 1 $8.03
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Farmer Duck • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Perfect Pet • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Library Lion • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Are You A Ladybug? (Avenues) (Backyard Books) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Are You a Spider? (Backyard Books) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Life Cycles • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Jane Goodall (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43
Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
How a House Is Built • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80

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