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Mrs. Martin from Livermore CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books To Take Home

The cost of various books and book sets from Steps To Literacy, including My First I Can Read Books, Arnold Lobel Collection and Henry and Mudge, is $459, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $459 goal

This project expired on July 16, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Many of the children in my classroom don't have books at home or they are unable to get to the library on a regular basis. I would like to help them get more books into their hands. Right now I have a simple take home book bag program to help these families who are not able to get books to help their children read on a daily basis. This program has proved to be a wonderful resource to the families. They now can focus on reading rather than having to go out and purchase or take the bus to the local library to get books. I need more books at various levels and genres. I am beginning to bring books to school from my own kids library to help supplement the take home book program, but I still need more. I can't mention enough how important this program is in my classroom! I wish I could ask my families or district to help me with the cost to getting these books for my program, but this is not possible due to many cuts. If this book bag program is not provided many of them do not do their nightly reading. Please consider funding this program. It's the light at the end of many dark tunnels.

Mrs. Martin
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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Little Leveled Readers • Steps to Literacy $109.99 1 $109.99
My First I Can Read Books • Steps to Literacy $39.90 1 $39.90
Commander Toad • Steps to Literacy $35.90 1 $35.90
Henry and Mudge • Steps to Literacy $23.90 1 $23.90
Amanda and Oliver Library • Steps to Literacy $23.90 1 $23.90
Start to Read Books • Steps to Literacy $21.50 1 $21.50
Start to Read Books • Steps to Literacy $20.50 1 $20.50
Arnold Lobel Collection • Steps to Literacy $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$295.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$376.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.58

Total project goal

$458.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$458.76

2 Donors

-$396.18

Donations toward project cost

-$376.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$62.58

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$0.00

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