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Mrs. Saulsbury from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Small Group Reading Instruction

Help me give my students engaging and carefully selected text to develop reading strategies and independent reading.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is in the city of Richmond. Our urban school receives federal funding for programs that provide free breakfast and lunch for every student. Our students, teachers and families are proud of our school and work hard each school day. There are many days that teachers and students work before and after school in order to provide additional instruction and activities for students and their families.

We are truly a community of learning dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of all of our students and supporting families.

My Project

First Grade is all about learning reading strategies and becoming skilled and successful readers. We are in need of more titles in order to reach every student during small group instruction. Students work with the teacher and then books are placed in independent book boxes for more reading so we need a big supply of titles.

Leveled readers with exciting themes are necessary tools for instruction in order to meet the needs of all students as they become successful readers.

A classroom of first graders enjoying their own books and becoming successful readers is a beautiful sight. We need your help to get more books in the hands of young readers at Bellevue.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
At Home Sick (King Series) • AKJ Education $3.85 6 $23.10
The Birthday Party (King Series) • AKJ Education $3.85 6 $23.10
Splash Down! • AKJ Education $3.49 6 $20.94
Hot Rod Harry • AKJ Education $3.47 6 $20.82
I Love Cats • AKJ Education $3.47 6 $20.82
Where Are You Going? • AKJ Education $2.79 6 $16.74
My New School • AKJ Education $2.77 6 $16.62

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