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Mrs. Nisbeth-Brown from Dixmoor IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library Essentials

Help me give my students tools for reading! Help grow their Classroom Library with a Word Family Readers Set, Guided Reading Levels G and H, and Scholastic Classroom Resources Nursery Rhyme Readers.

  • $484 goal

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My Students

Our first-grade classes consist of some of the most loving little individuals we have ever met. They are so bright and inquisitive. These students deserve it all and I will try my hardest to give it to them.

Our students are excited about school and learning.

The district we work for has a high rate of minorities. Most of our parents struggle financially. As their teacher, I would like to get things for storage for my classroom. I would like to make my classroom more kid-friendly and presentable.

My Project

I am really excited about this opportunity to create a library in my classroom full of amazing books. This is my 1st year at this school. I inherited a classroom library that does not have any grade level books for my students. Our scholars are often challenged by their circumstances, but as a teacher, I am determined to help them overcome the obstacles that have been placed in their way.

Developing a love of reading at a young age is vital in reading development.

When students are exposed to literature at a young age, they are more likely to be better readers as they get older. I am hoping the leveled reading books in this project will provide my students with a vast amount of knowledge and foster their love for reading.

I would like to provide my students with quality literature that is of high interest and accommodates a varied skill set. As the children select from our leveled books library, they will gain needed reading skills and also boost their confidence by choosing books that are just right for them.

Mrs. Nisbeth-Brown
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Word Family Readers Set: Easy-to-Read Storybooks That Teach the Top 16 Word Families to Lay the Foundation for Reading Success • Amazon Business $81.99 1 $81.99
First Little Readers: Guided Reading Levels G & H (Classroom Set): A Big Collection of Just-Right Leveled Books for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $74.77 1 $74.77
(2-Pack) Compatible TN-433BK TN433BK Toner Cartridge TN433 TN-433 Used for Brother HL8260CDN L8360CDWT L9310CDW MFC-L8690CDW L8610CDW L9570CDW(T) Printer (Black), by EasyPrint • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Amborido Storage Cubes Foldable Drawers Fabric Bins 6 Pack Lake Blue • Amazon Business $20.89 2 $41.78
Scholastic Classroom Resources Nursery Rhyme Readers (SC525020) • Amazon Business $39.64 1 $39.64
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
Dependable Home Collection Mermaid Sequin Collapsible Storage Bin Box (Aqua/Fuchsia) • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
First Little Comics Parent Pack: Levels A & B: 20 Funny Books That Are Just the Right Level for New Readers • Amazon Business $16.40 1 $16.40
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level D: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level A: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level C: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

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