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Ms. Light from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.


My students need 29 awesome books such as "Splish,Splash, Splat" and "Charlie the Ranch Dog" to add to our classroom library.

  • $505 goal

This project expired on January 7, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you imagine being in a place without any books? Most of my students enter my door without ever being read to or without ever getting to explore the wonders of books. This is the challenge my children face daily.

I teach 25 AWESOME kindergarten kids.

They come from a high-needs area. Over 98 percent of our school participates in the free or reduced lunch program. Most of my students have not been read to before they start school nor do they have any children's books at all in their homes. The majority have yet to experience great children's literature.

My Project

These wonderful books that I am requesting, such as Charlie the Ranch Dog, Llama Llama Home with Mama and Dream Big, Little Pig, will open doors for my students. These books will allow my students to have quality children's literature right at their finger tips. You never can have too many books for eager learners. These books will be able to go home with the children so they can share their love of reading with their families. The books will be used to teach my students vocabulary, comprehension skills, to take accelerated reader quizzes and increase their reading fluency rates. These books will be used through out the school day during story-time, partner reading, shared reading, and silent reading. The children will also be able to take home these great stories to share with their families.

A donation to this project is putting books into little ones hands, hearts and homes.

When this happens only great things can occur. A donation to this project will help my students learn to read, enjoy reading, and be proud of their accomplishments in reading and allow them to share their accomplishments with their families.

Ms. Light
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Splish, Splash, Splat! • AKJ Books $13.95 1 $13.95
Cupcake • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
Shoe-la-la! • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
I''m a Shark • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Are You a Horse? • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Little Blue Truck Leads the Way • AKJ Books $12.48 1 $12.48
Little Blue Truck • AKJ Books $21.05 1 $21.05
Pig Kahuna • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don''t) Barbara Bottner, Micha • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
Charlie the Ranch Dog • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Llama Llama Home with Mama • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
Froggy Goes to Hawaii • AKJ Books $12.47 1 $12.47
Skippyjon Jones, Class Action • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
LaRue Across America • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Rrralph • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
Hide-and-sheep • AKJ Books $12.47 1 $12.47
The Very Fairy Princess Takes the Stage • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Don''t Eat the Bluebonnets • AKJ Books $14.00 1 $14.00
Amelia Bedelia''s First Field Trip • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Dream Big, Little Pig! • AKJ Books $16.99 1 $16.99
Should I Share My Ice Cream? • AKJ Books $7.01 1 $7.01
Peanut Butter and Homework Sandwiches • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Substitute Creacher • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Every Cowgirl Needs Dancing Boots • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Doggone Dogs! Karen Beaumont, David Catrow (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
I Like Myself! Karen Beaumont, David Catrow (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $12.48 1 $12.48
Move Over, Rover! Karen Beaumont, Jane Dyer (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $12.48 1 $12.48
No Sleep for the Sheep! • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator! • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03

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