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Mrs. Garcia from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books are Cool at School

My students need sets of fiction and non-fiction books, along with language resources.

  • $754 goal

This project expired on October 27, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When I was a little girl, I remember having a variety of books in our classroom library. I enjoyed reading fictional stories with funny characters. I always knew I wanted to be a teacher. As a classroom teacher, I want to provide my students the opportunity to read books of their interest.

I teach first graders in an area where English is their second language.

Many of my students do not have an English language rich environment when they leave school. Many of my students have few books at home. I allow them to check out classroom library books to share with their brothers and sisters. I provide my students opportunities to read a variety of books that students enjoy reading. Children love to read when they are offered a variety of children's literature. Reading will only build confidence and improve comprehension as well as fluency.

My Project

The fact is that most of my students are English Language Learners and have very few reading material at home. With an an array of genres in our classroom library students will be able to practice reading and learn through books from different cultures, themes and thematic units.

Providing a classroom rich in books will allow students to grow educationally, it would help them learn more about the world around them.

These books will instill in them the desire to read and learn.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Character Development Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $51.95 1 $51.95
Tales of Many Cultures • Kaplan Early Learning Company $72.95 1 $72.95
Cultural Diversity Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.95 1 $42.95
Storytime From A to Z Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $234.95 1 $234.95
UNIFIX® CVC Word Building Cards • Nasco $6.95 2 $13.90
Alphabet Stamp Set • Nasco $17.95 2 $35.90
Sight Words & Sentences Tabletop Pocket Chart • Nasco $22.75 2 $45.50
Demonstration Tabletop Pocket Chart • Nasco $21.55 2 $43.10

Materials cost

$541.20

Vendor shipping charges

$13.84

State sales tax

$42.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$640.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.05

Total project goal

$753.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$753.69

1 Donor

-$753.69

Donations toward project cost

-$640.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$113.05

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$0.00

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