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Mr. Borak from Hermantown MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library

Help me give my students access to books they will remember for life.

  • $583 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are full of positive energy and are highly motivated by technology to expand their learning in all subject areas. They love to share their work throughout the community and school. Students in my class are seen trying their very best to go beyond your typical pencil and paper assignments by taking their learning to the next level.

Everyday they are looking to push the limits as to how a first grader can really make a difference.

The students in my class have developed a love for learning, with student choice being the driving force of the classroom. In my class you will see flex-seating and community shared items for all. Reading is something that all students are beginning to love. I am truly grateful for this bunch of students and have learned so much from them.

My Project

First grade is an amazing time in a students life. It is where they begin their life long love for reading as they begin to be able to read books all by themselves. Kids take pride when they are able to read a new book and giving them access to many types of books is the best way to keep their love for reading.

In my class kids enjoy all types of books from picture books to challenging chapter books.

With this project it will get quality books in the hands of all kids in my classroom. With the many different levels of readers this project will help each and every student have something they can enjoy.

Mr. Borak
Grades PreK-2

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades K-1 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Caldecott Classroom Library Builder: Grades PreK-5 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 2-3 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
Best of Grades K-1 Picture Books Pack (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
Kindness Pack: Grades K-2 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $30.00 1 $30.00
Owl Diaries, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $16.89 1 $16.89
The Wild Robot • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Narwhal and Jelly Box Set (Books 1, 2, 3, AND Poster) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Diary of a Spider • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Are You Ready to Play Outside? • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Growing Colors • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
It Looked Like Spilt Milk • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Do You Want to Be My Friend? • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Diary of a Worm: Nat the Gnat (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Dirty Larry • AKJ Education $3.47 1 $3.47

Materials cost

$426.48

Vendor shipping charges

$32.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$494.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.33

Total project goal

$582.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.21

9 Donors

-$308.60

Donations toward project cost

-$262.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.29

match offer

-$273.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$232.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.04

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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