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Mrs. Nesbitt from Hillsborough NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You Cannot Open a Book without Learning Something. -Confucius

My students need more varied books to stay inspired to read!

  • $802 goal

This project expired on September 2, 2018.

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My Students

My second grade students are voracious readers that devour any book that is put in front of them. Each of them have their own unique passion for reading, whether it is for the newest book in a series or a nonfiction book centered around their favorite topic.

They were buzzing with excitement at the school book fair, eager to look at all the new books that were offered, jotting down book titles on their wish lists excitedly.

Unfortunately many of my students can't afford to buy from the book fair, so they rely heavily on what I have readily available within my classroom for them to enjoy. They are passionate readers who can't wait to check out the newest book in their favorite series, or begin reading a classic tale.

My Project

These books will help my students stay inspired and passionate about reading! The Diary of a Wimpy Kid collection and Dragonbreath collection are classroom favorites, but I have not been able to buy the whole set for the class yet. Some of my students do not have access to many books outside of school, and depend on what I provide for them within my classroom to provide intellectual reading experiences to prepare them for later grades.

These books will inspire students year after year to travel outside themselves and into the world of reading.

They will grow as learners and set goals to read longer, more challenging novels. I hope to provide enough exciting reading opportunities to inspire each child to pick up a book and delve into the story.

Mrs. Nesbitt
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
My Weird School 21-Book Box Set • Amazon Business $62.94 1 $62.94
Dr Seuss Travel Case Collection With 10 Reading Books Set Pack • Amazon Business $35.02 1 $35.02
The Complete Ramona Collection: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, Ramona the Brave, Ramona the Pest, Ramona's World • Amazon Business $30.81 1 $30.81
Bunnicula in a Box: Bunnicula; Howliday Inn; The Celery Stalks at Midnight; Nighty-Nightmare; Return to Howliday Inn; Bunnicula Strikes Again; Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow (Bunnicula and Friends) • Amazon Business $29.70 1 $29.70
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
STEAM Kids: 50+ Science / Technology / Engineering / Art / Math Hands-On Projects for Kids • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49
Violet the Pilot • Amazon Business $15.92 1 $15.92
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Coppernickel, The Invention • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $14.71 1 $14.71
Anything Is Possible • Amazon Business $14.27 1 $14.27
Bink and Gollie: The Completely Marvelous Collection • Amazon Business $13.04 1 $13.04
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $12.60 1 $12.60
Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel • Amazon Business $12.52 1 $12.52
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $12.46 1 $12.46
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Peanut Butter and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #3) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Henry and Mudge Ready-to-Read Value Pack #2: Henry and Mudge and the Long Weekend; Henry and Mudge and the Bedtime Thumps; Henry and Mudge and the Big ... Mudge and the Tall Tree House (Henry & Mudge) • Amazon Business $11.17 1 $11.17
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Pig the Pug • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Pig the Winner (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
World of Reading Star Wars Boxed Set: Level 2 (World of Reading, Level 2: Star Wars) • Amazon Business $10.09 1 $10.09
I Survived Collection: Books #1-4 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Papa's Mechanical Fish • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Henry and Mudge Ready-to-Read Value Pack: Henry and Mudge; Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move; Henry and Mudge in the Green Time; Henry and Mudge ... and Mudge and the Happy Cat (Henry & Mudge) • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70
Thelma the Unicorn • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
World of Reading Star Wars Boxed Set: Level 1 (World of Reading: Level 1) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The SeaQuel: My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Fins of Fury: My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Any Fin Is Possible: My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Story of Ferdinand • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 (I Survived #11) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Corduroy • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14) • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish • Amazon Business $4.22 1 $4.22
The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Scholastic Reader Level 2: Super Fly Guy • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93
Hi! Fly Guy • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74

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