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Mr. G. from Wilmington NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need 14 copies of "My Book About Me," by Dr. Seuss, with 31 single copy titles, including "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs " and "Growing Up with Blue".

  • $504 goal

This project expired on July 17, 2010.

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The Coolest Kindergarten Class Ever! We are a small class that is a part of a public charter school. We are just learning to read and write and growing in knowledge at a rapid rate! We are in an extremely high-need community. Several of my students do not own bookbags, let alone books.

We have absolutely no books. (Well, that's a lie. We have 4 books. But, as you can imagine, we've read them.) The children want nothing more than to read.

So, we need a selection of children's literature. My class is very fond of Dr. Seuss, so I went a little crazy with the Seussical selections, but it would mean the world to them to experience these books, especially, "My Book About ME," of which I have requested a copy for each of my 14 students.

You have a chance to fan the flame for these children. They are eager to learn, eager to read, but lacking in resources. Having this classroom library can only encourage them. The "My Book About ME" will also be a wonderful class project that will encourage them to write and take pride in their work. For many of them it will be the only book, possibly the only thing they have ever owned. It would mean the world to them.

Mr. G.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Good Night Blue Angela C. Santomero, Jenine Pontillo (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
One for Me, One for You: A Book about Sharing (Blue's Clues Series #20) Sarah Albee, Karen Craig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Growing Up with Blue: A 10th Anniversary Story Collection (Blue's Clues Series) Simon Spotlight, Created by Angela C. Santomero, Created by Todd Kessler • Barnes and Noble $8.76 1 $8.76
Welcome to Blue's Clues! (Blue's Clues Series) Angela C. Santomero, Soo Kyung Kim (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.76 1 $8.76
Blue's Thanksgiving Feast (Blue's Clues Series) Jessica Lissy, David Cutting (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.15 1 $3.15
Blue Goes to School Angela C. Santomero, David B. Levy (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Blue's Big Parade! (Blue's Clues Series #17) Justin Spelvin, Ian Chernichaw (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Blue's Checkup (Blue's Clues #13) Sarah Albee, Ian Chernichaw (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Green Puppy Goes to the Dentist JC Schwanda, Karen Craig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss • Barnes and Noble $11.69 1 $11.69
Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book Dr. Seuss, Corriher, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
There's a Wocket in My Pocket!: Dr. Seuss's Book of Ridiculous Rhymes Dr. Seuss, Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
What Was I Scared Of?: A Glow-in-the-Dark Encounter Dr. Seuss • Barnes and Noble $9.59 1 $9.59
My Book about Me Dr. Seuss, Roy McKie • Barnes and Noble $11.96 14 $167.44
The Lorax Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.96 1 $11.96
Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.96 1 $11.96
Horton Hatches the Egg Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.96 1 $11.96
The Butter Battle Book: New York Times Notable Book of the Year Dr. Seuss, Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.96 1 $11.96
Bartholomew and the Oobleck Dr. Seuss • Barnes and Noble $11.96 1 $11.96
Ice-Cream Dreams Nancy Krulik, Heather Martinez (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Dora the Explorer: Good Night, Dora! Christine Ricci, Susan Hall (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Dora's Book of Manners (Dora the Explorer Series) Christine Ricci, Susan Hall (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.15 1 $3.15
Dora Goes to School (Dora the Explorer, #8) Leslie Valdes, Robert Roper (Illustrator), Screenplay by Leslie Valdes • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Puppy Takes a Bath (Dora the Explorer Series #10) (Ready-to-Read Series) Christine Ricci, Tom Mangano (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
New Hero (Iron Man Series) Marco Pavia, Marcelo Matere (Illustrator), Art Marcum (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Cinderella Random House Disney • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Random House Disney Staff, Artful Doodlers Limited Staff (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $2.69 1 $2.69
Aladdin Golden Books • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Lion King Korman • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Toy Story Random House Disney Staff • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Toy Story 2, Vol. 2 Butcher • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Up Jasmine Jones, Irene Trimble, RH Disney (Illustrator), Random House Disney Staff (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$348.64

Vendor shipping charges

$34.86

State sales tax

$14.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$412.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.56

Total project goal

$503.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$503.11

8 Donors

-$448.23

Donations toward project cost

-$412.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$54.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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