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  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Books, Books, Books! Part 2

My students need 31 books, including "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" and "Bears in the Night".

I currently teach 23 second graders at a low-income public school in New York. My students are full of energy and are motivated to learn. They have made so much progress since September and continue to develop their reading skills. However, our library books are in need of an update. It seems that almost everyday at least one student approaches me with a book that is falling apart. It is wonderful that my students are reading and even re-reading many of our books, but the bindings have become weak and pages are falling out. I have tried tape and stapling the books back together, but it does not always work. I do not want to remove the overused books from our library since I do not have the resources to replace them. My students need new reading books that are on their reading levels. My students would benefit greatly from a set of new books that they can continue to share with each other. I can just see their excitement as we add the books to our library and 'retire' the ones that have been read over and over. In addition, the books that I have had to remove would be newly added to our library so that students that have not had a chance, can read them. Thank you so much for your help in providing my class with the books they need to continue to learn and grow.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Where's Spot? Eric Hill, Eric Hill (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Hot Dog (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 1 Book) Molly Coxe • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Cinderella's Countdown To The Ball (Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 1) Book Kilgras • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Jack and Jill and Big Dog Bill: A Phonics Reader (Early Step into Reading Series: A Step 1 Book) Weston • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Teeny Tiny Woman: (Step into Reading Series) O'Connor • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Beep, Beep Barbara Gregorich, Joan Hoffman (Editor), Ed Taber (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.55 1 $3.55
Good Bad Cat • AKJ Books $3.44 1 $3.44
Get Lost Becka • AKJ Books $3.44 1 $3.44
The Ticky-Tacky Doll Cynthia Rylant, Harvey Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.30 1 $15.30
Clara and Asha Eric Rohmann, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.25 1 $15.25
Cinderella Cynthia Rylant, Mary Blair (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Goldie and the Three Bears Diane Stanley, Diane Stanley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Apt. 3 Ezra Jack Keats, Ezra Jack Keats (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Hamster Chase Anastasia Suen, Allan Eitzen (Illustrator), Created by Ezra Jack Keats • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Roberto Walks Home Janice N. Harrington, Jody Wheeler (Illustrator), Created by Ezra Jack Keats • Barnes and Noble $12.79 1 $12.79
Loose Tooth Anastasia Suen, Allan Eitzen (Illustrator), Created by Ezra Jack Keats • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Clubhouse Anastasia Suen, Allan Eitzen (Illustrator), Created by Ezra Jack Keats • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Jamaica and the Substitute Teacher Juanita Havill, Anne Sibley O'Brien (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Two of Everything: A Chinese Folktale Retold by Lily Toy Hong, Judith Mathews (Editor), Lily T. Hong (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.25 1 $15.25
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Bears in the Night Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Chick and the Duckling Mirra Ginsburg, Jose Aruego (Illustrator), T Russian of V. esuteyev (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Footprints in the Snow (Hello Reader! Series) Cynthia Benjamin, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
My Tooth Is About to Fall Out (Hello Reader! Series) Maccarone, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Sid and Sam (My First I Can Read Book Series) Nola Buck, G. Brian Karas, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Sleepy Dog: (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 1 Book) Harriet Ziefert • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Snowman: (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 1 Book Briggs • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Just like Me Jordan • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Pup Speaks Up (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 1 Book) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Tae Kwon Do! Pierce • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Deborah Hopkinson, James Ransome, James E. Ransome (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.25 1 $15.25

Materials cost

$200.96

Vendor shipping charges

$20.10

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$243.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.34

Total project goal

$296.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.34

9 Donors

-$285.26

Donations toward project cost

-$242.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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