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Mrs. Hemp from Winter Haven FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Books!

My students need books for a classroom library and a guided reading listening center.

  • $475 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of the students at our school are from low-income families. They look forward to school in order to use and have access to things they normally have no access to at home.

My students enjoy school and work hard throughout the day.

They have little or no access to books and many do not visit the local library. These books would allow me to add a classroom library that is up to date and the listening center would allow me to also incorporate a variety of skills and subjects to my whole and small group centers.

The listening center would give them access to a whole new area of learning using technology they don't normally have access to and by reading books that encourage learning and help them to excel and succeed.

My students are special kids who work hard and need to feel happy and comfortable at school. They would excel given the opportunity to use updated technology. They deserve books and a listening center!!

My Project

Our students need books for our classroom library and a listening center for small groups. Reading lots of books create success in all academic areas of school and make children more appreciative and informed in all areas of life.

My kids LOVE to read!

We need to keep our classroom library up to date with the latest books and also replace books that are getting worn out. As a Title I school, my kids don't have a lot of books at home and many do not have access to the local library.

I try to bridge those gaps by making sure they are reading books that are not only fun but educational and informative.

Mrs. Hemp
Grades 3-5
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 25 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hamilton Buhl 6-Sation, Basic CD, AM/FM Listening Center • Amazon Business $95.81 1 $95.81
I Survived Collector's Toolbox (I Survived) • Amazon Business $34.77 1 $34.77
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $29.20 1 $29.20
The Complete Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist: Lunch Walks Among Us; Attack of the 50-Ft. Cupid; The Invisible Fran; The Fran That Time Forgot; ... The Fran with Four Brains; The Frandidate • Amazon Business $28.45 1 $28.45
Dork Diaries Box Set (Books 4-6): Dork Diaries 4; Dork Diaries 5; Dork Diaries 6 • Amazon Business $26.34 1 $26.34
Wings of Fire Boxset, Books 1-5 (Wings of Fire) • Amazon Business $25.04 1 $25.04
The Penderwicks Paperback 4-Book Boxed Set • Amazon Business $22.62 1 $22.62
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $20.86 1 $20.86
The New Captain Underpants Collection (Books 1-5) • Amazon Business $19.39 1 $19.39
Goosebumps 25th Anniversary Retro Set • Amazon Business $19.02 1 $19.02
The Boxcar Children Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $15.22 1 $15.22
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Boxed Set: (My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish; The Seaquel; Fins of Fury) • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Big Nate Triple Play Box Set: Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, Big Nate Strikes Again, Big Nate on a Roll • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Precepts • Amazon Business $7.11 1 $7.11

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