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Mrs. Hudson from Pilot Mtn NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Skills

Help me give my students the gift of a great book. These books all relate to my students in some way, shape, or form. Mr. Peabody's Apples is written by the singing sensation Madonna.

  • $319 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Life has really changed for my students. It has been especially difficult because we left for Spring Break, and we never came back to school. Schools in our state will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. I was able to hug my babies and tell them I loved them before Spring Break, but we had no idea that we would not be seeing each other in person until the following school year.

I meet with my students twice a week via Google Meet to answer any questions and play a few games, but it is just not the same.

Half of my students are reading below grade level and I am concerned that this much time outside of the school building is going to hinder the gains they have made this year. I would love to use fun and engaging picture books to help review skills that they need to maintain for the next grade.

My Project

I will use these picture books to help review the skills that my students have worked on throughout the school year. These engaging, high-interest books will be read aloud by me, recorded, and placed on my website for students to access. From there, they will complete activities based on the skill of each book.

Half of my students are reading below grade level and the picture books will draw them in and help them feel safe in these scary and stressful times.

The topics and authors of the books selected will help to engage the students in the skills as well as distract them from the craziness of the world around them.

Mrs. Hudson
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Peabody's Apples • Amazon Business $33.08 1 $33.08
The Dot • Amazon Business $7.50 3 $22.50
Elmer and Rose • Amazon Business $15.44 1 $15.44
Too Many Tamales • Amazon Business $14.74 1 $14.74
Strega Nona: An Old Tale Retold • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Voices In The Park (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (DK Ink) • Amazon Business $13.93 1 $13.93
Roller Coaster • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
White Snow, Bright Snow • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School (LaRue Books) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mother Bruce (Mother Bruce, Book 1) (Mother Bruce Series (1)) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Owl Moon • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
Boundless Grace (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $8.62 1 $8.62
The Raft • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39

Materials cost

$215.19

Vendor shipping charges

$5.75

State sales tax

$16.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$270.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.81

Total project goal

$318.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$318.76

2 Donors

-$159.37

Donations toward project cost

-$135.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.90

match offer

-$159.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$135.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.91

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$0.00

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