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Mrs. Corsano from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can we PLEASE have books that we can read???

The cost of two copies of four sets of 25 Book Library K-2, purchased at Scholastic Teacher Store, is $297, 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>.

  • $297 goal

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I am a fifth grade teacher of all subjects in Brooklyn, New York. The school in which I teach is a Title I school in a low socio-economic neighborhood. In our class of 30 students, there are three children who are reading at a fifth grade level. The students are heterogenously grouped and are at a range of levels beginning with a first grade reading ability. As you might imagine, reading instruction is very challenging for both the student and the teacher in this situation. We use a leveled library system in our school which means that the children choose books that are at their reading level. Many of the children ask me regularly when we will be receiving other books that they can read independently. We received a mayor's library last year but the problem is the library is for higher level readers. Many of my students want to read these books but cannot comprehend the literature. What we really need are books at a lower readability level so the majority of the class have books that they can read fluently and with full comprehension. We have a 90-minute literacy block every day and the children get to read independently books at their level. These would benefit these children greatly and help them to succeed and reach their full reading potential. The books that we would like are from Scholastic. We would be extremely grateful if you would take our proposal into consideration!!!

Mrs. Corsano
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
25 book library 3-4 • Scholastic Teacher Store $25.00 2 $50.00
25 book library k-1 • Scholastic Teacher Store $25.00 2 $50.00
25 book library 2-3 • Scholastic Teacher Store $25.00 2 $50.00
25 Book library k-2 • Scholastic Teacher Store $25.00 2 $50.00

Materials cost

$200.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$243.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.34

Total project goal

$296.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.34

1 Donor

-$279.45

Donations toward project cost

-$243.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.89

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$0.00

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