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Ms. A. from Schenectady NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book A Day Keeps Crime Away! Help Me Educate Our Kids

My students need 6 author book sets, including Ezra Jack Keats, Patricia Polacco and Robert Munsch and 2 single copy books.

  • $435 goal

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Hello I am a first grade teacher from New York. This is my second year teaching at a school that is only a year old. Slowly but surely we are acquiring the materials needed to provide quality education. As a second year teacher I am in need of various materials. I learned that one can never have too many books. Reading is a critical skill, especially for first graders. Our library is limited but growing. I need your help to expedite our growth and enrich learning.

Limited supplies can stifle the rate of academic progress. We are an inner city school. Most of the students receive free or reduced lunch. We want to give each student opportunities that will impact their lives, and lives that impact their community.

Your donation, no matter how small, equals a large step in the learning process. If "each one could reach one" it would have a large impact. Your financial support could purchase books that will open my students to the world! We would like you to purchase book sets from the following authors, to do author studies: Jack Ezra Keats Dr. Seuss Maurice Sendak Mary Pope Osborne Jack Prelutsky Mo. Willems Having these resources readily available will allow us to delve deep into writing techniques, point of view, character development and illustrations.

Please make a difference in a child, in a community, in the world. With your help my students can explore literary works that have stood the test of time, books that tap into childhood emotions, teach lessons, encourage imagination, call for predictions and track character development.

Ms. A.
Grades PreK-2
  • William Keane Elementary School
  • Schenectady, NY
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Favorite Authors - Maurice Sendak • AKJ Books $18.22 1 $18.22
Favorite Authors - Jack Prelutsky • AKJ Books $41.79 1 $41.79
Favorite Authors - Patricia Polacco • AKJ Books $27.00 1 $27.00
Favorite Authors - Robert Munsch • AKJ Books $19.08 1 $19.08
Favorite Series - The Magic Tree House with workbooks • AKJ Books $167.04 1 $167.04
#1 The Case of the Stinky Socks • AKJ Books $6.06 1 $6.06
Favorite Authors - Ezra Jack Keats • AKJ Books $24.38 1 $24.38
Where the Wild Things Are • AKJ Books $7.80 1 $7.80

Materials cost

$311.37

Vendor shipping charges

$31.14

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$356.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.19

Total project goal

$434.37

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$434.37

3 Donors

-$217.19

Donations toward project cost

-$178.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.09

match offer

-$217.17

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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