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Ms. Flores from Burien WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Nook

My students need books, bookshelves and flexible seating.

  • $672 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my school have big hearts and growing minds. We make up a caring community in a Title 1 elementary school. Despite the lack of resources we have access to, I want to ensure they have everything they need in order to be successful in their academic and personal lives.

My students will be college-ready scholars and able to use their creativity, imagination and knowledge to help the world.

With your help, we can build this future for these students.

My Project

I want students to always have access to a comfortable reading area and culturally-responsive books that show aspects of who they are to build their self-confidence and understand that there isn't just one narrative to tell.

Students come from all walks of life; with different cultures, identities, family structures, traditions and other intersectionalities.

I chose books with protagonists of color that show different backgrounds such as Filipino and Korean cooking, Indian traditions and two-home families. I also chose high-interest books that students can relate to in their home and school lives.

Flexible seating will allow for students to read comfortably in the book nook the way they do outside of school. The space can accommodate laying down on a pillow, sitting in a comfortable chair or at a desk. There will be recommended books on display for both primary and upper elementary students to discover and explore. I want students to be able to engage with books at their comfort level, while having access to rich, critical literacy books.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC561YE - Giant Comfy Pillow - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
SCHOOL SMART METAL STAND BOOK FOLDING-BLUE • School Specialty $38.47 2 $76.94
Big Red Lollipop • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Hip Hop Speaks to Children A Celebration of Poetry With a Beat • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
We're All Wonders • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Looking Like Me • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Seeds of Change Planting A Path To Peace • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Each Kindness • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Wonder. Todos somos unicos / We're all Wonders • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
A Time to Dance • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Does My Head Look Big in This? • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Cora Cooks Pancit • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
I Love My Hair! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Whoever You Are • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Bee-bim Bop! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Those Shoes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Two Homes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Happy Like Soccer • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Ling & Ting Not Exactly the Same! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$483.77

Vendor shipping charges

$7.69

State sales tax

$42.33

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$571.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.77

Total project goal

$671.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$671.82

1 Donor

-$571.05

Donations toward project cost

-$571.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$100.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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