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Mrs. Mueller from Austin TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!!

Help me give my students books to keep up the love of reading.

  • $570 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember getting hooked into a book as a child? My students share that excitement and joy. We use a book in our classroom everyday, whether it is to introduce and new skill in Math, Language Arts, Science, or Social Studies.

My students are book-loving, avid readers, and enthusiastic learners.

We are a diverse school of students that are inquisitive, compassionate, and creative. Books are so important to my students and are truly valued. Our school library is an essential resource for my students. Many of my students do not have access to books at home and rely on our school library to check out high-quality books.

My Project

We are requesting a range of books that will help my students deepen their love of reading. These books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy -- I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind -- I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new books, my students will be able learn about curriculum topics, in ways that relate to them.

They will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $15.13 1 $15.13
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
How to Catch Santa (How To...relationships) • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Three Little Javelinas (Reading Rainbow Book) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Me . . . Jane • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
That Book Woman • Amazon Business $10.86 1 $10.86
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Ish • Amazon Business $9.24 1 $9.24
Bedhead • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
How to Catch a Monster • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Relatives Came • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Edwina the Emu • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Chrysanthemum • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Legend of the Poinsettia • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sheila Rae, the Brave • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Library Lion • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
The Memory String • Amazon Business $7.81 1 $7.81
Stone Soup (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Looking at Lincoln • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
The Rough-Face Girl • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
That's What Leprechauns Do • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday • Amazon Business $7.51 1 $7.51
Koala Lou • Amazon Business $7.51 1 $7.51
Night in the Country • Amazon Business $7.51 1 $7.51
Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Edward the Emu • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Snow Day! • Amazon Business $7.34 1 $7.34
A Bad Case of Stripes (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
When I Was Young in the Mountains (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Visitor for Bear (Bear and Mouse) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Now One Foot, Now the Other • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Akiak: A Tale From the Iditarod • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Weekend with Wendell • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
The Salamander Room (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
Fireflies • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch (paperback) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Night Tree • Amazon Business $6.45 1 $6.45
Whoever You Are (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$439.34

Vendor shipping charges

$7.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$483.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.40

Total project goal

$569.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$569.31

8 Donors

-$420.00

Donations toward project cost

-$360.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$144.89

Match offers toward project cost

-$123.16

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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