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Mrs. L. from Summerville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Bag Buddies

The cost 25 book bags and book bundle books such as The Kissing Hand, More Than Anything Else, Owl Moon and more is $476, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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For my kindergarten class I would like to begin a program called "Book Bag Buddies". Each book bundle would include a book along with activities for the parents to do with their child. Many of my students do not have access to books at home and this would be a great way for them to gain a love of reading. This program would also bring parents and children closer together as they share and participate in these activities. I believe that one of our most valuable resources is our parents and this would give the parents a feeling of involvement in their children's education. Our classroom contains 25 kindergarteners. This program would need at least 25 hard back picture books. Hard-backed books cost more but they will last for several years. We would also need 25 small back packs for each of these books.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
More than Anything Else Marie Bradby, Chris K. Soentpiet (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Owl Moon Jane Yolen, John Schoenherr (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.89 1 $11.89
The Kissing Hand Audrey Penn, Ruth E. Harper (Illustrator), Nancy M. Leak (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.86 1 $11.86
The Dot Peter H. Reynolds, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.20 1 $11.20
Stellaluna Janell Cannon, Jewell Cannon • Barnes and Noble $11.20 1 $11.20
Mouse Paint Ellen Stoll Stoll Walsh, Ellen Stoll Walsh (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.20 1 $11.20
Harold and the Purple Crayon Crockett Johnson, Crockett Johnson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.19 1 $11.19
What Are You So Grumpy About? Tom Lichtenheld, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.16 1 $11.16
I Like It When . . . Mary Murphy • Barnes and Noble $10.75 1 $10.75
The Red Book Barbara Lehman, Barbara Lehman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.36 1 $10.36
Crayon Box That Talked Shane Derolf (Illustrator), Michael Letzig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.36 1 $10.36
Little Pea Amy Krouse Rosenthal • Barnes and Noble $10.36 1 $10.36
If Giraffes Wore Necklaces Barbara Klyde, Isaac Martinez (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Go Away, Big Green Monster! Ed Emberley, Emberley, Edward R. Emberley • Barnes and Noble $8.79 1 $8.79
Little Engine That Could Watty Piper, George Hauman (Illustrator), Doris Hauman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Judith Viorst, Ray Cruz (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
BOOK BAG NATURAL 14HX10.5WX5D MFG NO: 08012400 • ABC School Supply, Inc. $4.99 25 $124.75
Hedgie's Surprise Jan Brett, Margaret Frith (Editor), Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.98 1 $4.98
My First Dictionary Parragon • Barnes and Noble $4.48 1 $4.48
Little Engine That Could Watty Piper, Phil A. Smouse (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.47 1 $4.47
Fly! Christopher A. Myers, Christopher A. Myers (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99
The Story of Red Rubber Ball Constance Levy, Hiroe Nakata • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99
Hey, Pancakes! Tamson Weston, Stephen Gammell (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99
Fishing Day Andrea Pinkney, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99
Mystery Express Michael Twinn, Pam Adams • Barnes and Noble $3.49 1 $3.49
The Crazy Quilt Kristin Avery, David M. McPhail (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $2.65 1 $2.65

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