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Mr. Morales from El Paso TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amazing Readers Need Books as They Learn Remotely From Home!

Help me give my students access to more books to continue feeding their passion for reading. During this time, I would like to read aloud new literature during remote learning sessions.

  • $313 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"We Empower Students Beyond Excellence" This is our school motto and a rule we live by every day. My students quickly learn that I am a little loony and that I like to sing, dance, and climb tables and chairs. I believe that standardized tests can sometimes weaken​ children's ability to transcend traditional ideas and common school practices. Our school serves a population of over 90% economically disadvantaged students. I also believe that students need to learn more by practicing concepts in many ways such as team activities, games, and direct and small group instruction with the right tools to help each of these amazing kids.

My Project

Our students need to prepare for the next grade and having new literature, informational text and biographies will enhance what they have learned and practiced throughout the year. Our students have acquired a love for biographies and new literature and I feel they should continue to discover and enjoy the adventures while they are still learning at home. It would be great for them to hear me read aloud to them these beautiful books while connected remotely.

As an educator, I have learned that a child who has a book to read can fall in love with a character, author or picture.

Once a child has found the love for reading he or she will always appreciate the company of a good book. Our students are great kids who just want to read and this project will give them that opportunity.

Mr. Morales
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
They Call Me Gxfcero: A Border Kid's Poems • Amazon Business $17.84 1 $17.84
A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
From an Idea to Disney: How Imagination Built a World of Magic • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
Stay • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
The Bridge Home • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
If I Built a School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Wolf Called Wander • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet (1) (Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Caterpillar Summer • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Charlie Hernxe1ndez & the League of Shadows (1) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?: The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Nightbooks • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Rocket to the Moon!: Big Ideas that Changed the World #1 • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
No More Poems!: A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
New Kid • Amazon Business $8.83 1 $8.83
The Rhino in Right Field • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$228.32

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$265.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.89

Total project goal

$312.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$312.62

12 Donors

-$187.60

Donations toward project cost

-$163.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.39

Matching donations from our partners

-$120.61

Match offers toward project cost

-$102.52

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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