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

Bookin' It in the Library!

My students need 8 big books of children's stories.

  • $295 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am the librarian of a K-5 urban elementary school. My students are economically disadvantaged and many are English Language Learners (ELL). For this project my focus is on the kindergarten and first grade students.

During our library lessons, a constant refrain from my children is, "I can't see the pictures." The standard sized picture books are difficult for students to see. I often circulate through the class with the book so that they can see the pictures, however, as they are younger students they are not able to sit quietly while their neighbors get a turn to see the pictures. The few picture big books we have are most often on loan to the classroom teachers. I am a librarian who teaches every class in the school and through our storytime I try to support the information skills curriculum as well as the individual grade level curriculum while promoting a love of reading. Both the pictures and text are a vital part of the lessons I teach. In order for the students to be successful, seeing each of them is absolutely essential.

Having big books of several of the stories I teach, will allow me to spend more of my time instructing the students in literacy skills and creating an enthusiasm for literature. The stories I chose are both classics and children's favorites. The students will be able to view the entire story from any position during story time.

Your help will ensure that each of my students has one of the best seats in the house to view the books I share. You will make it possible for my students to have more interaction with the text and pictures and allow me more time for instruction.

Mrs. Andrew
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 240 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BK742 - The Empty Pot Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $23.95 1 $23.95
BK332 - No, David! Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
BK638 - Mean Soup Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $26.95 1 $26.95
BK646 - The Three Billy Goats Gruff Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
BB109 - Stellaluna Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $25.95 1 $25.95
BB816 - The Great Kapok Tree Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $26.95 1 $26.95
BK338 - The Little Red Hen Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
BK741 - Flower Garden Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $26.95 1 $26.95

Materials cost

$200.68

Vendor shipping charges

$20.07

State sales tax

$8.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$241.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.97

Total project goal

$294.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$294.29

2 Donors

-$249.42

Donations toward project cost

-$241.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$44.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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