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Mrs. Russo from Austin TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tons of Books and Classroom Decorations

My students need books of different reading levels, and some basic classroom supplies to decorate the classroom. I am also asking for push pins to hang students work up

  • $452 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students all qualify for special education due to reading fluency, reading comprehension, basic reading skills and writing. The students are hard working and can often get discouraged when they can't read grade level text.

My students are from low-income families that don't have a lot of resources to help students with supplies and books.

This means they often get discouraged and feel defeated in the classroom, which makes them fall behind even further.

Our school is an amazing school with even more amazing students who deserve the best!

My Project

I am asking for multi level books for my students to have in the classroom library. I would love to add more creative and imagination books to my class collection, my students picked out some great books! I am also asking for some push pins for school work to be displayed so they can be prideful in their work. I would also like some classroom borders for bulletin boards to put students work up. I would also like the positive affirmation stickers to have for students to see throughout my classroom. I would also like to have a calendar for my students to have in class so they can see what day it is.

Mrs. Russo
Grades 6-8
Nearly all 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 30 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Little House Collection • AKJ Education $32.84 1 $32.84
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls • AKJ Education $31.50 1 $31.50
CraZy TACKz 36 tacks - 2 in 1: push pins hook - New Invention Hang 100's of Items Interior or Exterior Decor at Home, School, Office, DIY, for Party or Holiday - in re-usable Storage Organizer (Round & Clear - 36pcs/Clamshell) • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
The Girl Who Drank the Moon • AKJ Education $15.26 1 $15.26
Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Comes Back • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Confetti Positive Sayings Accents • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Sticky Back Coins Clear Dots Hook and Loop Self Adhesive Dot Tapes 3/4" Diameter 1000pcs(500 Pair) - White • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
What's the Big Deal About First Ladies • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
This One Summer • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Waiting • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Anne of Green Gables • AKJ Education $13.12 1 $13.12
Confetti Calendar Bulletin Board • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Teacher Created Resources (5609) Confetti Straight Border Trim • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Push Pins for Map Multi-color 600Pcs, 1/8 inch Round Head Map Tacks for Corkboard Bulletin Board and Fabric Making 10 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Sam, Bangs & Moonshine • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
United Tweets of America 50 State Birds Their Stories, Their Glories • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The War That Saved My Life • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Borrowers Afield • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Borrowers Afloat • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Lemonade War • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
We the Kids The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Story of Little Babaji • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Golem • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Cricket in Times Square • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Pippi in the South Seas • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
As Good as Anybody • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50
Child of the Civil Rights Movement • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50
The Gold Cadillac A Fancy New Car and an Unforgettable Drive • AKJ Education $2.25 1 $2.25
Little Women • AKJ Education $2.19 1 $2.19
Boogers from Beyond • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Tomb of Brain Ooze • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
A Royal Pain in the Burp #15 • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Stomach-Turning Tales of Terror • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Zits from Python Pit (Monster Juice) • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Sickening Secrets from Raven Hill • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
The Longest Day • AKJ Education $1.95 1 $1.95
Paris! Recipe for Adventure • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Secrets at Sea • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Snow • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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