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Mrs. Bourque from Paradise MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Have Readers But We NEED Books!

Help me give my students new books including graphic novels and more titles of favorite series such as Baby Mouse and Goosebumps to add to our classroom library. My students love to read and need new fresh books!

  • $327 goal

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My Students

My students and I go to a very unique school. It is small and located in a remote area. We have a very tight-knit family atmosphere with multi-grade classes. I am able to provide individualized curriculum and build strong relationships with all my students. I strive to provide an education that teaches all my students to love reading because it provides knowledge and experience beyond what they will have in our small town. Many of my students have limited life experiences and I want school to be a place for them to learn more about the world through reading and exploring all types of literature.

My Project

My students love to read but many struggle to read traditional chapter books and have already devoured the graphic novels and comic book style books in my classroom library. I need to restock the shelves with more books!

They need more books to read that are interesting and modern such as the Baby Mouse series, Here's Hank series, Lunch Lady, and the Who Was series.

This project will add new fresh titles for my students to read during independent reading time. My students will learn about the world around them with these books while also growing their love of reading and building critical literacy skills.

Mrs. Bourque
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $20.05 1 $20.05
Cardboard • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Real Friends • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
El Deafo • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
CatStronauts: Mission Moon • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
CatStronauts: Space Station Situation • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta: Lunch Lady #3 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Zig and Wikki in Something Ate My Homework: TOON Level 3 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Otto's Orange Day: TOON Level 3 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute: Lunch Lady #1 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Babymouse #11: Dragonslayer • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Babymouse #10: The Musical • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Vampire Breath (Classic Goosebumps #21) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Shark King: TOON Level 3 • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
Say Cheese and Die! (Classic Goosebumps #8) • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
The Haunted Mask (Classic Goosebumps #4) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians: Lunch Lady #2 • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Little Mouse Gets Ready: TOON Level 1 • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Bookmarks Are People Too! #1 (Here's Hank) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Were the Twin Towers? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is Area 51? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Princess Diana? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Fake Snakes and Weird Wizards #4 (Here's Hank) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
There's a Zombie in My Bathtub #5 (Here's Hank) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Stop That Frog! #3 (Here's Hank) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
A Short Tale About a Long Dog, No. 2 (Here's Hank) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Was the Great Depression? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is the Statue of Liberty? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse: TOON Level 1 (Toon Book: Easy-to-Read Comics, Level 1) • Amazon Business $5.61 1 $5.61
Jack and the Box: TOON Level 1 • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Ghosts • Amazon Business $5.27 1 $5.27

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