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Mrs. Maiolo from North Port FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Amazing Authors!

My students need more books for our classroom library by popular authors such as Leo Lionni, Ezra Jack Keats, and others.

  • $819 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach third grade at a diverse, Title I school in southwest Florida. Sixty-one percent of our students receive free or reduced price lunch. Our students come from numerous cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Through lots of hard work, our school continues to help our students succeed.

I encourage lots of independent reading time in my classroom, and I expect my students to read from a range of genres.

They love to trade the books in their book boxes every Monday to find new treasures to read and love.

My Project

I recently created a new section in our classroom library to highlight popular children's authors and my students are very excited to read these books! For this project, I am requesting many books to add to this new section. I want to bring additional books by popular authors such as Patricia Polacco, Leo Lionni, Ezra Jack Keats, Rosemary Wells, Tomie dePaola, Bill Peet, and many others into my students' book boxes!

They are excited about the newest section of our classroom library, but there are not enough books to go around!

Can you help us build up this new area with more wonderful books? Thanks for your help!

Mrs. Maiolo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ezra Jack Keats (7 Books) • AKJ Education $38.11 1 $38.11
Leo Lionni (6 Books) • AKJ Education $35.87 1 $35.87
Rosemary Wells (6 Books) • AKJ Education $33.62 1 $33.62
There Are Monsters Everywhere • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
There's an Alligator under My Bed • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Museum • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Rose's Garden • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
For the Duration: The War Years The War Years • AKJ Education $7.38 1 $7.38
A House for Hermit Crab • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Smokey • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Caboose Who Got Loose • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Gnats of Knotty Pine • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Whingdingdilly • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Kermit the Hermit • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Bad Bruce • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Ant and the Elephant • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Chester The Worldly Pig • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Ella • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hubert's Hair Raising Adventure • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Huge Harold • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Just in Time, Abraham Lincoln • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Christmas Tapestry • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Trees of the Dancing Goats • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Mr. Lincoln's Way • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Where the Wild Things Are • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Give the Dog a Bone • AKJ Education $6.26 1 $6.26
The Missing Mitten Mystery • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Johnny Appleseed • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Julius, the Baby of the World • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Jimmy's Boa and the Big Splash Birthday Bash • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Night of Las Posadas • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
"Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Walter the Baker • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
It's Mine! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Matthew's Dream • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tillie and the Wall • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Biggest House in the World • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Do You Want to Be My Friend? • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Have You Seen My Cat? • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Grouchy Ladybug • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Picnic at Mudsock Meadow • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
When Lightning Comes in a Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Mike Fink A Tall Tale • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Mixed-Up Chameleon • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Jack and the Beanstalk • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Pecos Bill A Tall Tale • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Island of the Skog • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
There's a Nightmare in My Closet • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Just Plain Fancy • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Draw Me a Star • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Mysterious Tadpole • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Legend of the Poinsettia • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Weekend with Wendell • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Charlie Needs A Cloak • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
How Much Is a Million? 20th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Paul Bunyan 20th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
In the Night Kitchen • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Sheila Rae, the Brave • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Adelita A Mexican Cinderella Story • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Popcorn Book • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Can I Keep Him? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Pezzettino • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Fables • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Ming Lo Moves the Mountain • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
If You Made a Million • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Millions to Measure • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Chicken Little • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Pinkerton, Behave! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mrs Mack • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
I Can Hear the Sun A Modern Myth • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Babushka Baba Yaga • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Things Will Never Be the Same The War Years • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
I'm Still Scared A 26 Fairmount Avenue Book • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
On My Way • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Tony's Bread An Italian Folktale • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Stagestruck • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Meteor! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
26 Fairmount Avenue • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Jessica • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Year of Billy Miller • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
On Market Street 25th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Here We All Are • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Big Anthony: His Story His Story • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Strega Nona, Her Story Her Story • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Cornelius A Fable • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
There's Something in My Attic • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Little Cloud • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Baby Sister • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Father Bear Comes Home • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Penny and Her Doll • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Penny and Her Song • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Small Pig • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$656.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$695.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$122.80

Total project goal

$818.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$818.66

25 Donors

-$818.66

Donations toward project cost

-$780.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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