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Mrs. DeBerry from Fort Meade MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for the Heart

Help me give my students the opportunity to enjoy these AMAZING stories to help open their minds and emotions!

  • $312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a Title I school in Fort Meade, Maryland all of our kids receive free breakfast and a high percentage receive free or reduced-price lunch. A large portion of our students come from low income communities.

School is a place of comfort, safety, and opportunity.

Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and come to school excited for the day. They try their best so that they are prepared for the future.

Giving them a chance to play! Our young learns gain so much from playing with their peers.

My Project

Young children love to listen to stories. When faced with problems it can be difficult to understand and get advise from adults. When a book and a character has some of the same problems they can relate to they will open their minds to different possibilities.

Having these social and emotional books will allow me to build resilience in my students when faced with life changes.

Students often learn through a good story!

Having books that will allow them to see the situation, problem, and solution will give them a chance to acquire skills that will help them face the challenges that they are reading about.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $15.58 1 $15.58
I'm Mixed! • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
What Should Darla Do? Featuring the Power to Choose • Amazon Business $13.78 1 $13.78
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
How to Read a Story: (Illustrated Children's Book, Picture Book for Kids, Read Aloud Kindergarten Books) • Amazon Business $13.27 1 $13.27
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $12.64 1 $12.64
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
A Moment In Time • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Idea Jar • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
The Hiccupotamus • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73
I Will Be Fierce • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Enemy Pie : (Reading Rainbow Book, Children’s Book about Kindness, Kids Books about Learning) • Amazon Business $9.52 1 $9.52
All Shapes Matter • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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