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Ms. Tenzer from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Says Reading Isn't Cool????

The cost of books such as Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!, The World is Our Neighborhood, Weekly Readers, and more from various vendors is $532, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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My 4th Grade Students on the South Side of Chicago need a little push when it comes to reading. Many of them think reading isn't "cool" or just don't find it interesting. With the help of this proposal, I intend to make my classroom library a place where my students want to read. They should see reading as fun and educational and not as a classroom chore. I don't have many books and most of the books I do have are fiction. In order to raise test scores, children need to read non-fiction text so that they learn a different style of comprehension. I would like to fill my library with books about animals, cultures, science and a set of "Weekly Readers" where my students can learn about current events. In order to create life-long learners we have to start by interesting kids in literature. Please help to fund my classroom with non-fiction books where 90 students will benefit from the resources.

Ms. Tenzer
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creepy Crawlers and Flying Things: Book Bundle for Grades 2-4 (14 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $55.69 1 $55.69
Marine Life: Book Bundle for Grades 2-4 (9 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $36.09 2 $72.18
Animals in the Wild: Book Bundle for Grades 4-6 (6 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $28.75 1 $28.75
Life Cycles: Book Bundle for Grades 2-4 (7 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $26.99 1 $26.99
BOOK - VENOUS ANIM/POISON PLNT • Sargent Welch $17.99 1 $17.99
The World Is Our Neighborhood • Evan-Moor Corporation $9.95 1 $9.95
Animals from Eggs • Evan-Moor Corporation $9.95 1 $9.95
ANIMAL WORLD BOOK • Nasco $8.45 1 $8.45
Endangered Species • Evan-Moor Corporation $7.99 1 $7.99
Weekly Reader Grade 4 • Weekly Reader $3.85 30 $115.50
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! • AKJ Educational Services $3.48 5 $17.40

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