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  • $543 goal

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Ms. K.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

We Need to Prepare for Battle of the Books 2006-2007

The cost of 25 titles, such as Little Women, Esperanza Rising, and Criss Cross, from Barnes and Nobles is $543, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

It's been quite a number of years since we won the Battle of the Books (BOB) title. We are a Pre-K--8 school with a limited selection of middle school titles in our school library. Battle of the Books is a type of knowledge bowl competition that we participate in every year against other schools the have many more resources. We don't have all the titles of the 27 books that will be tested next year in the library, and if any are already checked out, we have no duplicate copies, so we could really use help. In my classroom, we use these books as read-alouds, Literature Circles, discussions and even End-of-Grade preparation. I have a highly motivated, enthusiastic group of students who would really love to have these books again this year. I bought all of the different 27 titles last year, but simply cannot afford to do it again this year, so we would greatly appreciate the help and make great use of these materials.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Watership Down Richard Adams • Barnes and Noble $27.00 1 $27.00
Tarzan of the Apes Edgar Rice Burroughs • Barnes and Noble $23.35 1 $23.35
Castaways of the Flying Dutchman Brian Jacques, Ian Schoenherr (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $20.65 1 $20.65
Summer of My German Soldier: 30TH Anniversary Bette Greene, Robert Hunt (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $17.09 1 $17.09
Stormbreaker Anthony Horowitz, John Blackford (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $16.19 1 $16.19
Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One Patricia C. Wrede, Designed by Dalia Hartman • Barnes and Noble $15.30 1 $15.30
Bronx Masquerade Nikki Grimes • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Notes from a Liar and Her Dog Gennifer Choldenko • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis • Barnes and Noble $15.25 1 $15.25
The Kite Rider Geraldine McCaughrean • Barnes and Noble $15.20 1 $15.20
Play to the Angels Maurine F. Dahlberg • Barnes and Noble $14.40 1 $14.40
Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story about Brain Science John Fleischman • Barnes and Noble $14.40 1 $14.40
Coraline Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Peter and the Starcatchers Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Greg Call (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
The Spirit Line David and Aimee Thurlo, Aimee Thurlo, David Thurlo • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Esperanza Rising Pam Munoz Ryan, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator), Designed by Marijka Kostiw • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Chicken Boy Frances O'Roark Dowell, George Krause • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Misadventures of Maude Marche: Or Trouble Rides a Fast Horse Audrey Couloumbis • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Airborn Kenneth Oppel • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Chasing Vermeer Blue Balliett, Brett Helquist (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.56 1 $13.56
Criss Cross Lynne Rae Perkins • Barnes and Noble $11.89 1 $11.89
Little Women (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) Louisa May Alcott, Camille Cauti (Introduction), Noted by Camille Cauti • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Storm Warriors Elisa Lynn Carbone • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Invitation to the Game Monica Hughes, Broeck Steadman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Lottery Rose Irene Hunt • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49

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