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Mrs. Shaw from Charlotte NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Big Books For Fun!

The cost of 10 Big Books, including titles such as This Old Man, There Was An Old Lady, and The Wheels On The Bus, from Kaplan Early Learning Company is $316, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $337 goal

This project expired on August 21, 2006.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach Kindergarten in a school with 650 students and our free and reduced lunches are 69%. We have a high population of E.S.L. students. This year I have 8 students in my classroom who have a language other than English spoken in their homes. I would like to purchase some big books to supplement my literacy, social studies and math curriculum. These books would provide some rich literature for students who need extra support with the English language. It would provide great illustrations to help demonstrate the subjects I am teaching in the classroom. It would also promote enjoyment for literature. I believe one of the greatest gifts I can give to children is the "joy of reading." Please consider funding this proposal because without your help the budget will not allow "big books." These big books will be used for many years and will be used in all areas of the curriculum.

Mrs. Shaw
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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
GROWING VEGETABLE SOUP - BIG BOOK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.95 1 $24.95
THE COW THAT WENT OINK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.95 1 $24.95
IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE/COOKIE-BIG BOOK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.99 1 $21.99
BIG RED BARN - BIG BOOK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.99 1 $21.99
Polar Bear, Polar Bear Big Book • Teacher's School Supply $21.95 1 $21.95
THIS OLD MAN BIG BOOK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.99 1 $19.99
I LOVE ANIMALS • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.99 1 $19.99
TEN LITTLE MONKEYS BIG BOOK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.99 1 $19.99
THE WHEELS ON THE BUS BB • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.99 1 $19.99
THERE WAS AN OLD LADY BIG BOOK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$215.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$275.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.53

Total project goal

$336.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$336.26

3 Donors

-$322.71

Donations toward project cost

-$276.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.49

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$0.00

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