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Mr. Mejia from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need Units of study books to support their learning.

  • $569 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Pre-Kindergarten children at a public school. There are 36 children in our program, which consists of two classes. Our children are creative, inquisitive, loquacious, and independent. They love to express themselves through play. They love to express themselves through creative outlets such as painting and dancing. Our children love to read, and make up their own stories as they enjoy books throughout the day.

Our school is located in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Our school is a title one school. Due to this, sometimes resources are not available for us to purchase items needed to our classrooms. Most of our students come from low income households. Despite their hardships, they come to school every day with smiles on their faces and they are eager for a day of exploration, discovery and learning. We are here ready to receive them to guide their journeys of knowledge.

My Project

The books we are asking for would enrich the lives of our students on a daily basis. This is because these books are the foundational and supplemental texts that we need to support our curriculum. Our students encounter books everywhere they turn. Books are present in every center. These books will give them the jump start to acquire vocabulary, ideas and knowledge about the themes we learn about throughout the year. Many of the books we had have been misplaced. In addition, a lot of them are worn out from years of use by both children and staff members.

Our students enjoy the books we currently have to create their own stories.

Exposure to books gives our young learners a head start on letter recognition, comprehension skills, vocabulary acquisition and phonological awareness. These foundational and supplemental texts are imperative to our curriculum. We want the best for our young learners. We want to give them the foundation for what we hope will be their developing love for reading.

Mr. Mejia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 36 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Curious Garden • Amazon Business $16.06 2 $32.12
An Orange in January • Amazon Business $14.88 2 $29.76
Little Tree • Amazon Business $14.39 2 $28.78
Whose Egg? • Amazon Business $13.67 2 $27.34
Stellaluna • Amazon Business $12.42 2 $24.84
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 2 $24.12
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $11.64 2 $23.28
Arrorro, Mi Nino (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 2 $19.90
underGROUND • Amazon Business $9.71 2 $19.42
What Will Hatch? • Amazon Business $8.09 2 $16.18
From Seed to Plant • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
ABC: Zooborns! • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Jack and the Beanstalk (My First Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
A Seed Is Sleepy • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Lola Plants a Garden • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Everywhere Babies • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
The Vegetables We Eat • Amazon Business $6.94 2 $13.88
Over in the Meadow • Amazon Business $6.62 2 $13.24
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $6.59 2 $13.18
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Board Book (Brown Bear and Friends) • Amazon Business $5.40 2 $10.80
I'm a Big Sister • Amazon Business $5.06 2 $10.12
Love You Forever • Amazon Business $4.31 2 $8.62
National Geographic Readers: Seed to Plant • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
DK Readers L1: Tale of a Tadpole • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $3.74 2 $7.48

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