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Mrs. Massing from Hartford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Tower of Books-Reading to the Top

My students need books to build our classroom library. The wireless mice will help with keeping our computer table organized.

  • $435 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are from an inner city school in CT. The students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds. They come to school eager to learn; however, they lack family support. Our school is a public school that lacks funding for anything extra. Our district has let go many teachers and class sizes keep getting larger.

My goal is to help these students build their educational foundation.

In doing this, I need to have the things that will enable me to do so.

My Project

Each year a new groups of students come to class with a wide range of interests and reading levels. Being able to supply them with a library filled with different books like Who Was Albert Einstein? or the Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set is imperative.

Frederick Douglass said, "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

I want my students to know this and realize that it is the truth. You can go anywhere in a book.".

Most of the students I have do not have books at home. Nor do parents take time to utilize the library. The books I share with them are so important. It is my goal to make life long readers.

Being technology literate is important in this day and age. Our students use classroom computers daily. Unfortuanately, there are so many cords on our computer tables. They are constantly getting tangled and the students waste learning time untangling each day. Having cordless mice would be wonderful and cut down on the constant tangles.

Thank you for considering our project.

Mrs. Massing
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VicTsing MM057 2.4G Wireless Portable Mobile Mouse Optical Mice with USB Receiver, 5 Adjustable DPI Levels, 6 Buttons for Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer, Macbook - Black • Amazon Business $9.99 12 $119.88
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $34.49 1 $34.49
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $22.47 1 $22.47
The Complete Baby Zeke: The Diary of a Chicken Jockey: Books 1 to 9: An Unofficial Minecraft Book • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf • Amazon Business $14.47 1 $14.47
Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Fractured Fairy Tales • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks!: The Story of the Three Bears as Told by Baby Bear (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $5.56 2 $11.12
Big Nate Triple Play Box Set: Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, Big Nate Strikes Again, Big Nate on a Roll • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
Goatilocks and the Three Bears • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
The Frog and Toad Collection Box Set: Includes 3 Favorite Frog and Toad Stories! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $5.91 1 $5.91
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.60 1 $5.60
Who Was Helen Keller? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00

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