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Mrs. Ripp from Henderson NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need high interest books in the classroom to read during independent reading time. The titles selected are contemporary and highly requested in the library.

  • $318 goal

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My Students

We are a wonderful little school with an incredible student body. We have students from all walks of life and they all bring valuable experiences and knowledge to our school. Our library services students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. They are smart and are learning skills needed in today's educational setting.

Our school is listed as a Title I school due to the amount of students on free and reduced lunch.

Many of our students do not have extra money to purchase technology at home. Often times, the school setting is the main source of instruction on how to use technology. As our students get older, technology is relied on more heavily in the middle and high school grades.

Our students are wonderful: Kind, smart, and loving. I love teaching each and every student at our school.

My Project

Having high interest books to read helps motivate students to read more. When a student is excited about reading a book, they will be engaged and on task during the reading period of the day. The reading program our school follows suggests that the classroom teacher has hundreds of books for the students to chose from in the classroom. Each student is allowed to have five books in their book basket for independent reading time.

My students need more books to chose from.

As a former librarian, I know the books the students want to read. I selected titles that are high interest and consistently requested in the library. I want my students reading and I want them excited to read. The best way to motivate students to read is to give them what they want to read!

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

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $19.45 1 $19.45
Owl Diaries, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $17.38 1 $17.38
Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Edna the Very First Chicken • Amazon Business $14.44 1 $14.44
Bad Kitty Camp Daze • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Bink and Gollie: The Completely Marvelous Collection • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
The Book of Mistakes • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Come With Me • Amazon Business $11.54 1 $11.54
Where Oliver Fits • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #1) • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
In the Deep Blue Sea: Jack and the Geniuses Book #2 • Amazon Business $9.21 1 $9.21
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor (Frank Einstein series #1): Book One • Amazon Business $6.18 1 $6.18
My Pet Human • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Let's Get Cracking!: A Branches Book (Kung Pow Chicken #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pippi Longstocking • Amazon Business $4.51 1 $4.51
Recess Is a Jungle!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #3) • Amazon Business $4.28 1 $4.28
The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
The Bad Guys in Intergalactic Gas (The Bad Guys #5) • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Rise of the Earth Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #1) • Amazon Business $3.90 1 $3.90
Super Rabbit Racers!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #3) • Amazon Business $3.69 1 $3.69
The Science Fair is Freaky! A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #4) • Amazon Business $3.26 1 $3.26

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