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Mrs. Erichsen from Woodside NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Patricia Polacco!

My students need picture books on their favorite author Patricia Polacco!

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my class come with a wide range of abilities, interests, and needs. In our integrated classroom, we have respect and understanding that each individual is different, yet equally important.

My students understand that in our class, everyone gets what they need to be successful.

One common goal we all share is motivation for learning in a fun, comfortable, and engaging classroom environment. With this, we are able to meet the needs of all the different learners at the same time.

My Project

Students in my class love the author Patricia Polacco. During the school year, we have read stories written by Patricia Polacco such as, Thank you Mr. Falker, Thunder Cake, My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother, Mr. Lincoln's Way, and more!

My students love this author and always express interest in wanting to read more of her books!

We would love to add some more of Patricia Polacco's book collection to our classroom library. After learning about Patricia Polacco's past, how she only learned how to read when she was 14, some of my students related to her even more! She is proving to them that anything in life is possible, as long as you put your mind to it!

Please help us read more Patricia Polacco books!

Mrs. Erichsen
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Trees Of The Dancing Goats • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Bully • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Rechenka's Eggs • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Junkyard Wonders • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Lemonade Club • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Pink and Say • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
Ginger and Petunia • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
When Lightning Comes in a Jar • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
An A From Miss Keller • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Mermaid's Purse • Amazon Business $12.43 1 $12.43
Because of Thursday • Amazon Business $11.54 1 $11.54
Remembering Vera • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
The Bee Tree • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67

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