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Ms. Gehrs from Winston Salem NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss's Birthday: Books for Beginning Readers

My students need Dr. Seuss books to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day.

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my 11th year teaching at the best "little school in the hood that could," as my principal would say. We are a high poverty and high minority school. Even though my students may not always have a lot, they do not let that stop them from learning. They always come into my classroom eager and excited to learn.

They are constantly giving me hugs and writing me notes to tell me how much they love school.

I never want this joy and excitement for education to stop. That's why I need to keep finding new ways to keep them motivated and on task. They have so much energy and enthusiasm. I just want to see it channeled in the right way.

My Project

I'm always trying to find ways to get my students excited about reading and put books in their hands. They love reading Dr. Seuss books.

What better way to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day than by giving each of my students their very own Dr. Seuss book.

Reading is the key to success, and I want my students to be successful in everything they do. I also want them to experience the joy of reading. I don't want them to read just because they have to read. I want them to read because they want to read.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks) • Amazon Business $27.17 4 $108.68

Materials cost

$108.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.26

Total project goal

$175.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.05

1 Donor

-$169.08

Donations toward project cost

-$148.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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