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Mrs. Brehmer from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You're in the Lead...When There's Books to Read!!

My students need a collection of new and exciting books to read. This will be my first classroom and I want my kiddos to enjoy every book they pick up! Titles include "Skateboarding!" and Beverly Cleary, Mem Fox and Judy Moody collections.

  • $554 goal

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My Students

Do you remember the first time you liked a book so much that you asked your teacher if you could take it home? I do - and it changed my life forever. I am a brand new teacher with a brand new classroom and I need some awesome literature to fill up my library. I want my students to love reading.

My students attend a California charter school, which means that all of the resources they have access to are either purchased by their teacher or graciously donated.

These kids are just awesome. They are so inspired and motivated that they rarely ever acknowledge the barriers they face as students in an inner-city school. These are children who love to read and, as their teacher, it is my job to nurture every part of that.

My Project

I am requesting a multifaceted collection of books that will engage my students as much as possible. As a first-year teacher, my current collection is quite small and mostly made up of very old, donated books. I think my students deserve books that will encourage them to read even more than they already do. I want them to be disappointed when they have to put the book down and excited when they get a chance to move on to the next. A wonderful collection of books will bring so much life into my classroom.

The next time a student looks up at me with his half-finished copy of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and asks if he can take it home to finish it, it will be you that I have to thank.

Please support California Charter School students and help them rediscover the joy of reading! By adding new and engaging books to my classroom collection, you will be enhancing the lives of students for years to come.

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Humor-GR3-5 TC • AKJ Books $45.93 1 $45.93
Grade Level Libarary - Gr 3 Favorites • AKJ Books $42.10 1 $42.10
Cinderella Tales- TC • AKJ Books $71.63 1 $71.63
Reluctant Readers-GR3-5 TC • AKJ Books $26.08 1 $26.08
Mem Fox - Fav Author • AKJ Books $23.38 1 $23.38
Beverly Cleary - Fav Author • AKJ Books $141.70 1 $141.70
Judy Moody- Fav Series • AKJ Books $37.38 1 $37.38
Skateboarding! John Crossingham, Bobbie Kalman • AKJ Books $5.42 1 $5.42

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