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Mrs. Ballas from Bayside NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

2nd Grade Inquiring Minds Desperately Need Nonfiction books!!

My students need nonfiction books to continue to learn about about the world around them.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My wonderful second grade students walk into our classroom every day very eager to learn, and I am very eager to teach these young children. Our amazing school is located in Bayside, Queens where the population of students is very diverse. They all come from very hard working families that contribute as much as they can and do so much to be involved in their child's education. Our school's budget is very tight, therefore, we all try to contribute as much as we can.

My Project

We are a class of 28 inquiring minds who love to book shop every week for leveled fiction and nonfiction books. However, we don’t have many choices because our nonfiction book bins are practically empty. We love to read informational books and in turn teach others about various topics. To successfully do this, we need access to lots of nonfiction books, and ours is limited. Can you imagine eagerly looking forward to borrowing nonfiction books to read and by the time it’s your turn to visit the classroom library, the book bin is empty? Please help us fill our nonfiction book bins!!

Mrs. Ballas
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FB710X - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
TS472 - Time for Kids® Nonfiction Library - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.50 1 $69.50

Materials cost

$218.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.43

Total project goal

$296.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.21

1 Donor

-$296.21

Donations toward project cost

-$251.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.43

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$0.00

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