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Ms. Yau from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Readers Need Leveled Library

My students need a leveled library, to enjoy stories at their level.

  • $355 goal

This project expired on July 16, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What fun is it going to the classroom library when there is such a limited selection of books? In addition to that, the books are not leveled. Our library currently consists of three baskets, as shown in the picture.

My students come from a poor neighborhood.

All are receiving free lunches. Most are second or third generation immigrants. Most parents are very supportive and would like to see their children succeed. Most parents struggle with working full time and raising their children.

My Project

A leveled reader would allow a student to read at his or her level. This is important because it allows the child to read a book, which may or may not be available. For example, if a child is above grade level, there may not be any challenging books for that child to read. Conversely, if a child is below grade level, the books will be scarce on that end as well. A leveled reader will allow a broad spectrum of reading abilities to find books to read. I would use the leveled readers during independent reading time and also for use in small group instruction.

A leveled library has the potential to open up a whole new world for my students.

It would give them an opportunity to experience the love of reading, no matter what their level is.

Ms. Yau
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Science Level Book Series • Kaplan Early Learning Company $154.76 1 $154.76
Holiday Book Series • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.22 1 $35.22
I Can Read Books Grades K-1 (Set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.50 1 $33.50
We Both Read - Level 1-2 (Set 1) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16

Materials cost

$240.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$301.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.17

Total project goal

$354.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.44

1 Donor

-$354.44

Donations toward project cost

-$301.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.17

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$0.00

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