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Mr. K. from Corona NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Want To Level UP!

My students need a set of bookmarks and 20+ books, including an "Encyclopedia Brown" boxed set, a "Bone Series" boxed set and "Freckle Juice".

  • $196 goal

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Underprivileged with no money. That's what my students are. They are the most excited 4th grade students. They want to learn and I want to teach them. They deserve to have some new tools to learn with. Learning should be fun. That way students do not even realize they are learning. My students need to be exposed to a higher level way of thinking. Taking a serious subject like reading and turning it into a fun, relaxing activity is an awesome way to teach and learn. Teaching in NY has one major downfall. Lack of money. Ideas blossom all around me from inside my students' heads. They come up with great ideas like this one and I try my best to make it reality.

Books are an essential part of reading right? I do not have enough books in my room to engage all of my students for the entire year. They want to read at a higher level. Just today, one student said, "I need more books to read so I can level up." Having the recognition and understanding is what I strive for my students to have. Now that they do, I need help getting them the materials.

Please help bring my students' reading levels up. We need books. We need lots of books. Various titles and levels. Chapter books. My students want to read all the time but we are almost out of books for them to read.

Help us! We are craving words. We are craving higher learning. We need your help to make our dreams reality.

Mr. K.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Lemonade War Jacqueline Davies • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Frindle Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Freckle Juice Judy Blume, Sonia O. Lisker (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Twits Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids Carol McCloud, David Messing (Illustrator), Foreword by Merrill Lundgren • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl, Lane Smith (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo Judy Blume, Amy Aitken (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
The Chocolate Touch Patrick Skene Catling, Margot Apple (Illustrator), Margo Apple (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School Candace Fleming • Barnes and Noble $5.85 1 $5.85
Pickles To Pittsburgh Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Wednesday Wars Gary D. Schmidt • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Flush Carl Hiaasen • Barnes and Noble $3.98 1 $3.98
Hoot Carl Hiaasen • Barnes and Noble $3.98 1 $3.98
LL778 - Read & Respond Student Bookmarks • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
Bone Boxed Set (Books 1-3) Jeff Smith • Barnes and Noble $21.56 1 $21.56
On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A ''What's Happening to My Body?'' Book for Younger Boys Lynda Madaras, Paul Gilligan (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $9.60 1 $9.60
Encyclopedia Brown Box Set Donald J. Sobol • Barnes and Noble $15.96 1 $15.96

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