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Ms. Leonhardt from Irvington AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Library!

Help me give my students an awesome classroom library filled with books for their age group like Magic Tree House series and the Junie B. Jones series.

  • $797 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students enjoy coming to school and learning. The majority of them come from low socioeconomic settings. Most of the families do not have the resources to purchase learning materials for their homes nor are they able to experience enrichment activities outside of school. I believe that it is my responsibility to provide as much instructional support possible for these students to experience the superior education that they deserve.

Our school encourages students to become leaders in every aspect of their lives.

Providing them with the best instruction and resources everyday helps them to become productive leaders of their own learning.

My Project

I am so excited to build my library for my 2nd grade students. It's been a long time since I've been in the lower grades so they are in need of lots of books to help grow their love for reading.

My students love to read and they love to be read to.

I have chosen a variety of books to cover all the different reading levels in my classroom.

Some of the books I've chosen are the Junie B. Jones series, Magic Tree House series, Pete the Cat series, and much more. I've also chosen a variety of holiday books that I can read aloud to my class.

My students are required to take several Accelerated Reading test every week. All of the books I've chosen are all books they can test on. This will be a tremendous help with their AR testing.

I have an amazing group of kids and they will love being able to read all of these books.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junie B. Jones Books in a Bus (Books 1-28) • Amazon Business $94.43 1 $94.43
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28 • Amazon Business $79.77 1 $79.77
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $31.49 1 $31.49
Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #1-4 Box Set • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Rot, the Cutest in the World! • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
It Came in the Mail • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Nothing Rhymes with Orange • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
The Five Forms • Amazon Business $15.58 1 $15.58
Pete the Cat's Super Cool Reading Collection (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
My Pictures After the Storm • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
The Bad Mood and the Stick • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
THE WITCH'S BIG NIGHT • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
This Book Will Not Be Fun • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Flat Stanley Collection Box Set: Flat Stanley, Invisible Stanley, Stanley in Space, and Stanley, Flat Again! • Amazon Business $12.28 1 $12.28
Justice League Reading Collection: 5 I Can Read Books Inside! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Amelia Bedelia I Can Read Box Set #1: Amelia Bedelia Hit the Books (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Little Critter Collector's Quintet: Critters Who Care, Going to the Firehouse, This Is My Town, Going to the Sea Park, To the Rescue (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Biscuit's Neighborhood: 5 Fun-Filled Stories in 1 Box! (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
A Different Pond • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
Thankful Tonight • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04
Pete the Cat Take-Along Storybook Set: 5-Book 8x8 Set • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Elfie the Elf • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
How to Catch an Elf • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
How to Catch a Turkey • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Sigfried's Smelly Socks! (Hilarious Book for Kids Ages 3-7) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
How Santa Lost His Job • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
The Great Reindeer Rebellion • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey! • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67
How Santa Got His Job • Amazon Business $6.54 1 $6.54
The Best Chef in Second Grade (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
The Best Teacher in Second Grade (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Lulu Goes to Witch School (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Plants vs. Zombies: Save Your Brains! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Wonder Woman Classic: I Am Wonder Woman (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Marley: Strike Three, Marley! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Detective Dinosaur Undercover (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Zack's Alligator (An I Can Read Book) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
Big Max and the Mystery of the Missing Giraffe (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
The Best Seat in Second Grade (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.68 1 $3.68

Materials cost

$589.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$48.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$676.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.41

Total project goal

$796.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$796.07

2 Donors

-$796.07

Donations toward project cost

-$676.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.41

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$0.00

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