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Mrs. Alcaraz from Fresno CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Unstoppable in the Pages of Good Books

Help me give my students a different way at looking at all books.

  • $581 goal

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My Students

We have a diverse set of students that come through our school. We have a student population currently of 260 students from K-8th grade. Our students are individuals whom are always excited about the new technology, books and equipment that we bring to their school. We are located in a part of town that is limited in what is around us so bringing new and exciting tools into our school is always a plus for our students. Introducing our students to new experiences eliminates them limiting themselves. We don't just want our students to hear, read and see from a distance what is in their world around them, we want them to experience it first hand. Our goal as a school is to teach our students that the world around them is within reach and that it is limitless.

My Project

We are excited here at our school to be creating a library for all our students from K-8th grade.

Having a variety of books available and accessible is essential in exposing our students to different genres, titles and authors.

These books will take our students through time, history and adventures that they would not be able to visualize otherwise. Books range from silly, funny, educational to historical. The range will bring so much to life in our students minds. Our goal is to show our students that there is so much that can be learned, appreciated and applied from the written words that they read. Reading several different books can introduce you to so much more than what you see on a daily basis.

Mrs. Alcaraz
Grades 6-8
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 100 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educated: A Memoir • Amazon Business $13.99 8 $111.92
Lilac Girls: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.99 4 $43.96
The Complete Ramona Collection: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, Ramona the Brave, Ramona the Pest, Ramona's World • Amazon Business $40.63 1 $40.63
Divergent Series Four-Book Paperback Box Set: Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four • Amazon Business $26.10 1 $26.10
MAZE RUNNER CLASSIC X 5 [Special Edition] • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Scary Stories Paperback Box Set: The Complete 3-Book Collection with Classic Art by Stephen Gammell • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Gaither Sisters Trilogy Box Set: One Crazy Summer, P.S. Be Eleven, Gone Crazy in Alabama • Amazon Business $15.76 1 $15.76
E. B. White Box Set: Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, The Trumpet of the Swan • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
A Good Kind of Trouble • Amazon Business $13.15 1 $13.15
Countdown (The Skye Van Bloem Trilogy) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Opposite of Always • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Before We Were Yours: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Orphan Train • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
The Fever Code (Maze Runner, Book Five; Prequel) (The Maze Runner Series) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
The Maze Runner (Book 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sold on a Monday: A Novel • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Everything, Everything • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Divergent (Divergent Series) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Piecing Me Together • Amazon Business $5.73 1 $5.73

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