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Mrs. Cervantes from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Reading!

My students need 51 bilingual books to improve literacy!

  • $459 goal

This project expired on July 1, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a 3rd grade TWBI teacher my students love to read. By the end of third grade I want my students to be proficient in both English and Spanish.

This is a Title 1 school, which means that my students come from low income homes.

They are great students who enjoy reading. They even ask to borrow and take books from my classroom library home. They may read after completing class work, and most do just to be able to read!

My Project

I have a small classroom library, so getting more books for my students will help. Especially since I have students that have read almost all the books that we have already. Also getting extra books will allow students to borrow more books to take home and share them with siblings and parents.

This projects will improve my classroom library.

Getting an extra 50 books will allow my students to read new books. And I will also allow students to borrow 2 books per day instead of just one.

Mrs. Cervantes
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
La Luz • AKJ Books $19.42 1 $19.42
Los Imanes • AKJ Books $16.50 1 $16.50
Alligators and Crocodiles Gail Gibbons (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $13.10 1 $13.10
Asi es la naturaleza/ That''s How Nature Is • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Hay algo mas grande que una ballena Azul?/ Is a blue Whale t • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Federico Garcia Lorca Georgina Lazaro, Marcela Donoso (Illus • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Pablo Georgina Lazaro, Marcela Donoso (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Abuelita Full of Life/Abuelita llena De Vida • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Los Dinosaurios Son Diferentes/Dinosaurs Are Different • AKJ Books $10.21 1 $10.21
Luz Y Sonido/ Light And Sound • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Una flor para Monet / A Flower for Monet • AKJ Books $9.45 1 $9.45
Que miedo, Edison! / That''s Scary, Edison! • AKJ Books $9.45 1 $9.45
Matilda • AKJ Books $9.45 1 $9.45
El Superzorro: lbum de la pel cula (F • AKJ Books $8.02 1 $8.02
Charlie y la fabrica de chocolate • AKJ Books $7.99 1 $7.99
Doble Fudge / Double Fudge • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Los pantanos / Wetlands • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
My Very Own Room (Mi Propio Cuartito) Amada Irma Perez, Maya • AKJ Books $6.53 1 $6.53
Golden Eagles/ Aguilas reales • AKJ Books $5.95 1 $5.95
Alexander, Que De Ninguna Manera-Le Oyen?-Lo Dice En Serio!- • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
La Nina Mas Fuerte de Todos los Tiempos • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs! • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
La silla de Pedro Ezra Jack Keats, Maria A. Fiol (Translator • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs! • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Entra al desierto / Enter the Desert • AKJ Books $5.08 1 $5.08
Entra al bosque / Enter the Forest • AKJ Books $5.08 1 $5.08
Entra al bosque lluvioso / Enter the Rainforest • AKJ Books $5.08 1 $5.08
Entra al desierto / Enter the Desert • AKJ Books $5.08 1 $5.08
Usar el carbon, el petroleo y el gas (Using Coal, Oil, and G • AKJ Books $4.74 1 $4.74
Trevor el Ingenioso • AKJ Books $4.34 1 $4.34
Locura por las Mariposas • AKJ Books $4.34 1 $4.34
Junie B. Jones y su gran bocota (Junie B. Jones and Her Big • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones y el negocio del mono • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Medianoche en la Luna (Midnight on the Moon) Mary Pope Osbor • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
Leones a la hora del almuerzo (Lions at Lunchtime: Magic Tre • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
El dia del Ray Dragon • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
La noche de las ninjas (Night of the Ninjas) • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
Delfines al amanecer (Dolphins at Daybreak: Magic Tree House • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
Dinosaurios al atardecer (Dinosaurs Before Dark: Magic Tree • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
Barcos vikingos al amanecer • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
El caballero del alba (The Knight at Dawn: Magic Tree House • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
Atardecer en el pueblo fantasma (Ghost Town at Sundown: Magi • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61
Tigres al anochecer • AKJ Books $3.47 1 $3.47
Bufalos Antes del desayuno • AKJ Books $3.47 1 $3.47
Perros salvajes a la hora de la ciena • AKJ Books $3.47 1 $3.47
The Mystery of the Stolen Corn Popper • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Cam Jansen and the Mystery Writer Mystery • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Molly Shoe Mystery - b/o Feb 2013 • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
CamJansen&The new girl Mystery • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Junie B. Jones es una peluquera • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Cam Jansen and the Catnapping Mystery • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91

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