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Ms. Kuhn from Durham NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book, Books, and More Books!

My students need nonfiction book sets such as the Step Into Reading set in order to increase our global awareness and to learn more about the world around us!

  • $396 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Being a teacher in a Title I, low income school, I have several students who face significant obstacles every day. I am always looking for ways to overcome some of those obstacles while the students are in my classroom.

My classroom is comprised of students from varying geographical and socioeconomic backgrounds; many of who have a history of social or emotional setbacks.

Even with all of their setbacks and obstacles, my students enjoy learning and are always asking questions to try and learn more. I try my best to accommodate the needs of each student, no matter the obstacles and challenges they face every day.

My Project

These nonfiction books will help increase my students' global awareness and will help increase their knowledge about the world around us. They will enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create, and cut down on the need for so much technology and screen time.

With these nonfiction books, students will be able to choose books that are of high interest and at their independent reading level.

This will help them because the best way to increase your reading skills is to read something you enjoy.

In first grade, students are required to research a topic and write facts about it. These books would be perfect for students--they could conduct their own research and find out about their topic on their own. Not only are they learning reading skills, but they will also learn research and writing skills with these books as well.

Ms. Kuhn
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Step Into Reading: Nonfiction (50 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $164.99 1 $164.99
DK Readers - Nonfiction (31 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $92.55 1 $92.55
National Geographic Readers (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.40 1 $22.40

Materials cost

$279.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.29

Total project goal

$395.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.27

2 Donors

-$378.36

Donations toward project cost

-$325.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.00

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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