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Mrs. McCarter from Checotah OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Growing Minds!

My students need Biscuit, Little Critters and other non-fiction leveled readers to build confidence in reading abilities and encourage reading!

  • $296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an awesome bunch of first graders who attend a Title I school. We are located in a small, rural community. Our community strongly supports education and helps when possible.

My students are very hard working young people who are always up for a challenge and ready to learn.

As a second-year teacher in a Title I school, I have worked to equip my classroom with the needed tools but I am still in need of a few more items. My students and I greatly appreciate any support provided!

My Project

We need books! Biscuit, Little Critters, Pete the Cat and other non-fiction leveled books will build my students self-belief in their reading abilities! One way my class will use these books will be during thematic units that are taught over the course of the year. They will also be utilized in the classroom library for students to freely read as a reward for early finishers!

Experiences and exploration with books are vital for beginner readers!

It builds a students vocabulary, knowledge of a subject and allows them to explore emotions and other life-skills. A healthy mix of fiction and non-fiction leveled texts will meet each of my student's needs!

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bathtime for Biscuit • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Biscuit Goes Camping • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Biscuit Meets the Class Pet • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Busy Buzzy Bee • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Day in the Life of a Firefighter • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Trip to the Zoo • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Animals at Home • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Diving Dolphin • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Slinky, Scaly Snakes • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Journey of a Pioneer • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Whatever the Weather • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Day at Greenhill Farm • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Dinosaur Detectives • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Earth Smart How To Take care of the Environment • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
George Washington Soldier, Hero, President • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Bed for the Winter • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Day in the Life of a Builder • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Meet the Dinosaurs • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Astronaut Living in Space • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Eruption The Story of Volcanoes • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Day in the Life of a Police Officer • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Big Machines • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Dinosaur Dinners • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Starry Sky • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
Animal Hide and Seek • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
Farm Animals • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
Ponies and Horses • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
Bugs Hide and Seek • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
DK Readers L2: Spaceships and Rockets • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
DK Readers L1: Jungle Animals • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Weather • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Just Saving My Money • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Surprise Puppy! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: To the Rescue! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Just Helping My Dad • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Finds a Friend • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit's Big Friend • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Wants to Play • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Visits the Big City • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Goes to School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
What's That, Mittens? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Mittens • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Too Cool for School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat's Train Trip • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Loves the Library • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit and the Little Pup • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Takes a Walk • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Going to the Sea Park • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Just a Little Sick • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: The Fall Festival • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
What a Good Kitty • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Just a Teacher's Pet • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Just a Kite • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Just Critters Who Care • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: This Is My Town This is my Town • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter Just a Little Love • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: A Green, Green Garden • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Snowball Soup • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit • AKJ Education $2.80 1 $2.80
Submarines and Submersibles • AKJ Education $2.60 1 $2.60
Tornadoes (DK Readers) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

Materials cost

$201.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.35

Total project goal

$295.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.68

1 Donor

-$147.83

Donations toward project cost

-$125.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.17

match offer

-$147.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$125.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.18

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$0.00

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