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Mrs. Saldivar from Bay Point CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Become Brilliant Readers!

Help me give my students diverse books to become super first grade readers!

  • $1,156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing first graders come to school everyday eager to learn! Coming from a low socioeconomic community, my students know what it means to be resilient and to persevere. They are english learners who work each day in school to help prepare them for a future full of opportunity! Creative, determined, and full of curiosity, my students explore the world within our classroom. Their own experiences and knowledge contribute to our learning each day.

Our school community strives to prepare each of our students for college and careers in a global and multilingual world.

We work hard to provide not only basic needs to our students (clothes, food, etc.) but also a path to achievement, to graduation, to a successful and meaningful life. Many of my students dream of being veterinarians, astronauts, police officers, and teachers!

My Project

My amazing bilingual first graders need a classroom filled with books for them to explore and practice their reading skills. Requested titles include I Love Saturdays y domingos, The Name Jar, My Name Is Gabito/ Me Llamo Gabito, Big Brown Bear, and What Day Is It?

These leveled readers allow them to see themselves in literature and practice reading in both English and Spanish!

Each day students will read from their new leveled library and be able to take home books to proudly show their families their reading skills.

It is important for my students to have access to books at their reading level and beyond. Our new class library will be filled with fun and exciting books that reflect my brilliant students and their lives.

Mrs. Saldivar
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
Rick Is Sick • AKJ Education $3.64 22 $80.08
Big Dog and Little Dog (Reader) • AKJ Education $2.91 22 $64.02
El misterioso huevo de Daniel (Daniel's Mystery Egg) • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
Daniel's Pet • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
Dot and Bob • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
Big Pig and Little Pig • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
What I See • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
Six Silly Foxes • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
The Hat • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
¡A que no me alcanzas! (Catch Me If You Can!) • AKJ Education $2.88 22 $63.36
What Day Is It? • AKJ Education $2.88 20 $57.60
Big Brown Bear • AKJ Education $2.88 20 $57.60
Cloudy Day Sunny Day • AKJ Education $2.88 20 $57.60
Marisol McDonald no combina (Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match) • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
My Name Is Gabito/ Me Llamo Gabito • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
I Love Saturdays y domingos • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Name Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

Materials cost

$860.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$78.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$981.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$173.26

Total project goal

$1,155.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,155.05

1 Donor

-$1,000.00

Donations toward project cost

-$850.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$150.00

match offer

-$155.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$131.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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