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Mrs. Rudderow from Frederick MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books!

My students need children's books for our classroom library and story times.

  • $337 goal

This project expired on September 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title 1 school where many of the students are living below the poverty line, are English Language Learners, and are FARM (free or reduced-price meal) students. In my classroom, I have the most amazing students. I love seeing how excited they are to come to school and learn. My students learn through exploration and play. I need more classroom resources to make sure my students are getting the best experience. Pre-K is the first school experience for my kids so we work hard to create a warm, welcoming environment where students feel comfortable to learn. I strive to give my students the best learning environment possible and work to make this feel safe and loved. Thank you for visiting my DonorsChoose.org page.

My Project

We need children's books for our classroom library and listening center. I will also use them based on our weekly theme for our read-aloud story time. "If you want kids to WANT to READ...then read amazing books aloud EVERY single day." -Anonymous

I want my students to WANT to READ.

Some of my students are becoming readers. Having these fun books can help students want to try to read and practice their reading and book handling skills. Many students like to read or look through books that they have seen me read. Modeling is a great way to get students excited about reading.

Mrs. Rudderow
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
If You Give Set: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If You Take a Mouse to the Movies, If You Take a Mouse to School, If You Give a Moose a Muffin, and If You Give a Pig a Pancake (5-Book Set) • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Days with Bear: Bear Feels Scared; Bear Feels Sick; Bear's Loose Tooth (The Bear Books) • Amazon Business $15.74 1 $15.74
Hibernation Station • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
The Gingerbread Girl • Amazon Business $13.35 1 $13.35
Snowmen at Work • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Snowmen at Christmas • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Turkey Trouble • Amazon Business $10.21 1 $10.21
Wacky Wednesday (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Kindness to Share from a to Z • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Bear Has a Story to Tell • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato (Charlie and Lola) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
A Plump And Perky Turkey • Amazon Business $8.03 1 $8.03
The Relatives Came • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bucket Filling from A to Z: The Key to Being Happy • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
Growing Vegetable Soup (Voyager Books) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
The Gingerbread Boy (Paul Galdone Classics) • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88
Hop on Pop (I Can Read It All By Myself) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
The Night Before Thanksgiving • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Gingerbread Man (Easy-To-Read Folktales) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Giggle, Giggle, Quack (A Click, Clack Book) • Amazon Business $2.51 1 $2.51
Dooby Dooby Moo (A Click Clack Book) • Amazon Business $2.41 1 $2.41
The Gingerbread Man (A StoryPlay Book) • Amazon Business $1.28 1 $1.28

Materials cost

$238.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$286.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.53

Total project goal

$336.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$336.85

1 Donor

-$168.42

Donations toward project cost

-$143.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.26

match offer

-$168.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$143.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.26

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$0.00

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