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Mrs. Roberts from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for the Brain!

Help me give my students a quality library full of great literature to help them develop a love of reading.

  • $998 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a great group of first graders. They are energetic and excited for learning opportunities. This group is a mix of levels who want hands-on learning opportunities with technology mixed in. They are thirsty for knowledge and I want to show them how to find the answers they want.

After surviving Hurricane Harvey, we are trying to put that behind us and have a wonderful year full of learning and growth.

Please consider helping our students have a great year.

My Project

These books will help enrich my classroom library. My students will be able to put their hands-on quality literature written for kids. We will use these books in lessons to learn skills across multiple genres as well as character education. Literature is so important and a love of literature has to start early. My goal of adding more quality books into our instruction is to foster a love of learning in my students at a young age. These books will be read aloud to the students and then put in the classroom library where they can reread them as they want.

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

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
YaeKoo 21-Hole 450 Sheets Paper Comb Punch Binder Binding Machine Scrapbook • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Swingline Electric 3 Hole Punch, Desktop Hole Puncher, Portable, 15 Sheet Punch Capacity, Silver/Black (74515) • Amazon Business $35.93 1 $35.93
Being Frank • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
The Animals' Santa • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Because Amelia Smiled • Amazon Business $15.48 1 $15.48
Perfect Square • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
The Great Spruce • Amazon Business $14.92 1 $14.92
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
The Darkest Dark • Amazon Business $14.62 1 $14.62
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Hoot and Peep • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Maddi's Fridge • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
Penguin in Peril • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
The Way I Act • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Cloudette • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
There Might Be Lobsters • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
I Don't Want to Be a Frog • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Grumpy Dinosaur • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Hattie and Hudson • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
If Your Monster Won't Go To Bed • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Thunder Underground • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
The Koala Who Could • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Pig the Winner (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $11.56 1 $11.56
Rulers of the Playground • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Naughty Mabel • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
Pig the Pug • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
The Mermaid • Amazon Business $11.18 1 $11.18
Fellowes Plastic Comb Binding Spines, 3/8 Inch Diameter, Black, 55 Sheets, 100 Pack (52325) • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $10.73 1 $10.73
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! We Are Growing! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Ida, Always • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Oskar and the Eight Blessings • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Red: A Crayon's Story • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story about Staying on Task and Asking for Help • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
School Smart 36975 Nickel Plated Loose Leaf Ring, 1" Diameter (Pack of 100) • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
The Big Bed • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $9.10 1 $9.10
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
MROCO Low Force 1-Hole Punch, 20 Sheets Punch Capacity, 1/4" Holes, Hole Puncher, Paper Punch Hand Punch with Skid-Resistant Base for Paper, Chipboard, Thin Metal, Craft Paper and Art Project, Blue • Amazon Business $8.25 1 $8.25
Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.05 1 $8.05
Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big (Storyopolis Books) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Alligators and Crocodiles • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Lying Up a Storm • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Up the Creek (Life in the Wild) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Over and Under the Snow • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
A Plump And Perky Turkey • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Farfallina & Marcel • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Fellowes 52383 Plastic Comb Bindings, 1" Diameter, 200 Sheet Capacity, Black (Pack of 10 Combs) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Chicks and Salsa • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Fellowes 52326 Plastic Comb Bindings, 1/2" Diameter, 90 Sheet Capacity, Black (Pack of 100 Combs) • Amazon Business $7.28 1 $7.28
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Pete Makes a Mistake (I Like to Read) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Scaredy Squirrel • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Punctuation Takes a Vacation • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
Chameleons Are Cool: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $5.25 1 $5.25
Bostitch Professional Magnetic Easy Staple Remover, Black (40000M-BLK) • Amazon Business $4.43 1 $4.43

Materials cost

$805.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$847.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.61

Total project goal

$997.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$997.39

1 Donor

-$498.70

Donations toward project cost

-$423.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.80

match offer

-$498.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$423.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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