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Mrs. Esposito from Honolulu HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books That Let Our Imagination Fly!

Help me give my students exciting books that spark their imagination and make them want to read more!

  • $246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from all over the world, from different families and financial backgrounds, but they have one thing in common. They all love learning! Our school is at the edge of a rural city a block from the beach, and it serves a diverse group of children from over 15 different countries. Of my 20 students, 12 are English Language Learners, and more than half receive free or reduced-price​ lunch.

My class is a vibrant group of learners who are excited by project-based learning activities, love to create, explore, and manipulate, and love to share their learning with others.

They are engineers, architects, problem-solvers, team players, makers, creators, and hands-on learners. They are energetic, silly, and extremely active children who love to get up and move. They make me excited to come to work each day!

My Project

Reading isn't easy and is not something every student loves to do. But it can be. It can be something that every student loves given that they have books available that are on their level and of their interest. One of my goals every year is to have each and every one of my students leave the 2nd grade truly loving to read. I have many books in my class, but most are outdated and falling apart. I chose books for this project with each of my students in mind. They have characters they can relate to, and ones that are fiction and will make them laugh and excite them.

A good book lets your imagination run wild.

I want my students to be excited about reading! I also want them to be confident in their ability to read, which is why all the books I chose are aimed at their age and ability level. I am excited about these books and can already see each of my students picking them up with excitement! Thank you for making this dream a reality!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Rhyme Crime • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
How to Eat Pizza • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Pig the Tourist (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Splat! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape! • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Griffith's Guide for Dragon Masters: A Branches Special Edition (Dragon Masters) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Power of the Fire Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Search for the Lightning Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #7) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys #10) (10) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Saving the Sun Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Secret of the Water Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Song of the Poison Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #5) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Future of the Time Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters) • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Chill of the Ice Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #9) • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
The Land of the Spring Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #14) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Flight of the Moon Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #6) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Roar of the Thunder Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #8) • Amazon Business $4.24 1 $4.24
Rise of the Earth Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #1) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
Eye of the Earthquake Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #13) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Shine of the Silver Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #11) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Waking the Rainbow Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #10) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Treasure of the Gold Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #12) (12) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$168.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$208.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.77

Total project goal

$245.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.15

3 Donors

-$177.68

Donations toward project cost

-$165.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.80

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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