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Mrs. Whitmore from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Better Books Build Brilliant First Grade Readers!

My students need Amelia Bedelia, Fancy Nancy, and Magic Treehouse books, and sets of books at Guided Reading levels L, M, and N.

  • $435 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach first grade at a Charter School in a very low income district in New York. My students work extremely hard and deserve every advantage we can give them.

We do not have a school library, so our classroom library is our only reliable source of books. Unfortunately, in first grade, some books get lost between home and school or are loved a little bit too hard and have missing pages.

We need books, books, and more books! First Graders need challenging books to build literacy skills. Just as important, they need to read interesting books to build a love of reading that will stay with them for their lifetimes.

With your help, these First Graders will have some fabulous books to read! These books will help them continue to grow as readers and inspire them to enjoy reading even more!

Mrs. Whitmore
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Secrets of Droon Boxed Set: Books #1-4 Tony Abbott • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Guided Reading: Level N (10 book set) - Fiction • AKJ Books $69.47 1 $69.47
Guided Reading: Level M (10 book set) - Fiction • AKJ Books $69.53 1 $69.53
Amelia Bedelia's Masterpiece (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) Herman Parish, Lynn Sweat (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Amelia Bedelia Under Construction (I Can Read Book Series Level 2) Herman Parish, Lynn Sweat (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Amelia Bedelia and the Cat Herman Parish, Lynn Sweat (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Amelia Bedelia Talks Turkey Herman Parish, Lynn Sweat (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Amelia Bedelia (I Can Read Books Series: A Level 2 Book) Peggy Parish, Fritz Siebel (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Amelia Bedelia (An I Can Read Picture Book) Peggy Parrish, Fritz Siebel (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.38 1 $5.38
The Show Must Go On (Fancy Nancy Series) (I Can Read Series Level 1) Jane O'Connor, Ted Enik (Illustrator), Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Poison Ivy Expert (Fancy Nancy Series) Jane O'Connor, Ted Enik (Illustrator), Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Pajama Day (Fancy Nancy Series) (I Can Read Series Level 1) Jane O'Connor, Carolyn Bracken (Illustrator), Ted Enik (Illustrator), Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Fancy Nancy: The Dazzling Book Report Jane O'Connor, Ted Enik (Illustrator), Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Fancy Nancy Sees Stars Jane O'Connor, Ted Enik (Illustrator), Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 2 $7.18
Fancy Nancy at the Museum Jane O'Connor, Ted Enik (Illustrator), Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May) (Junie B. Jones Series #25) Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 2 $8.98
Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House Series #36) Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Night of the New Magicians (Magic Tree House Series #35) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Season of the Sandstorms (Magic Tree House Series #34) Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Carnival at Candlelight (Magic Tree House Series #33) Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House Series #37) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Monday with a Mad Genius (Magic Tree House Series #38) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Magic Tree House Series #39) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Christmas in Camelot (Magic Tree House Series #29) Sal Murdocca, Mary Pope Osborne • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Guided Reading: Level L - Fiction • AKJ Books $66.52 1 $66.52

Materials cost

$311.64

Vendor shipping charges

$31.16

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$356.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.25

Total project goal

$434.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$434.72

5 Donors

-$429.23

Donations toward project cost

-$356.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.49

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$0.00

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