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Mrs. Ciccarella from Edison NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Inspiration, Love

My students need to have a print rich classroom filled with beautiful, multi-cultural books that can inspire them, motivate them and provide them with meaningful life lessons.

  • $571 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is filled with twenty-one, eager, young learners who have a love for all books! They love seeing them displayed, touching their beautiful covers, holding them in their hands and exploring the world inside of each text.

The children love listening to stories I read to them, imagining the possibilities and getting lost in the world of each and every character.

These kids come to school each day excited to learn and explore the world around them. Many of my students are coming from a home where English is the second language; providing them with a wide variety of texts will allow them a wonderful opportunity to experience the English language in print.

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book!" - Dr. Seuss

My Project

"A book is a gift you can open again and again."

First graders love to listen to stories read aloud over and over again.

When teachers have the right tools in the classroom, there are endless possibilities.

These books are all titles that will connect with the young learners in my room and will provide them with inspiration, motivation and opportunities to make sense of real life situations.

Dr. Seuss said it best - "The more that you read the more things you will know. The more that you learn the more places you'll go."

Please help and support my first Donor's Choose project!

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mae's First Day of School • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Say Something • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Too Much Glue • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Sick Simon • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Stand Beautiful - picture book • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
Peanut Butter & Cupcake • Amazon Business $13.78 1 $13.78
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Train Your Dragon To Accept NO: Teach Your Dragon To Accept ‘No’ For An Answer. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Disagreement, Emotions and Anger Management (My Dragon Books) (Volume 7) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
The Koala Who Could • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
You're Perfect the Way You Are! • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
You Get What You Get (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
The Lion Inside • Amazon Business $10.17 1 $10.17
Not Yet • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.57 1 $9.57
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.04 1 $9.04
Unstoppable Me • Amazon Business $8.72 1 $8.72
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal: A Tale of Tattletales • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Eraser • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

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