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Ms. Jones from Shaw AFB SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wild About Books!

Help me give my students the literature we need in our classroom to enhance our reading skills!

  • $358 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Shaw Heights Elementary School just recently began the Leader in Me Program, so we strive to find the leader in each and every one of our students. Each of the students in my classroom have a variety of talents and strengths. We set goals, and they are such good motivators for one another in meeting those goals. We actively discuss our roles as students and leaders in the classroom, and they are really building those leadership capabilities.

My class consists of 26 wonderful, talented, and creative students.

Of those 26 students, 8 receive intervention and/ or additional resource. They all work at their own pace in an attempt to reach their individualized goals. We hold positive attitudes in our classroom, and we do our best to contribute in making our classroom, school, and community a better place.

My Project

My project is to grow my students' love for reading through building my classroom library. I chose books that will enhance my students' reading, comprehension, and vocabulary skills. Each book was chosen to tie into the season and the skills taught throughout the year.

I want my students to be able to touch and experience the stories.

In order to do this, we need your help! Stories like Crankenstein and Turk & Runt are engaging stories that allow students to practice their comprehension skills through summarizing, identifying key details, and inferring. I know my students will love interacting with these stories!

Ms. Jones
Grades PreK-2
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
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? • Amazon Business $15.77 1 $15.77
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $14.47 1 $14.47
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Me . . . Jane • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
I Need My Monster • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Crankenstein • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Looking at Lincoln • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Brave Irene: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch (paperback) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Spiders • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Squirrel's New Year's Resolution • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Rough-Face Girl • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Salamander Room (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.81 1 $7.81
Stone Soup (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $7.63 1 $7.63
Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
The Legend of the Poinsettia • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Koala Lou • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
When I Was Young in the Mountains (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Visitor for Bear (Bear and Mouse) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Edward the Emu • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Library Lion • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

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