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Ms. Farley from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library

The cost of the 85 childrens books from Barnes and Nobel is $814, 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>.

  • $814 goal

This project expired on July 5, 2007.

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As part of Teach For America, I teach a group of 23 inquisitive second graders in inner-city Houston. My students face many challengs in their lives and books are an enjoyable escape for them. My students are eager to learn, but they lack access to reading materials at home. Reading everyday is crucial to their development as readers and exposure to quality literature is important for fostering a love of reading. As a first year teacher, I lack a sufficiently large classroom library to allow my students to check out books to read at home. I am requesting more books for our classroom library to loan out in order that my students have access to quality literature at home. My book selection includes a range of books intended to expose my students to many different people, places, and experiences and appeal to a wide variety of interests. I believe that access to quality literature at home will be key to my students' academic success.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Slowly, Slowly, Slowly, Said the Sloth Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator), Foreword by Jane Goodall • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Crickwing Janell Cannon • Barnes and Noble $14.40 1 $14.40
Verdi Janell Cannon • Barnes and Noble $14.40 1 $14.40
Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Pink and Say Patricia Polacco, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator), John L. Steptoe (Illustrator), Clarita Kohen (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Stellaluna Janell Cannon, Jewell Cannon • Barnes and Noble $12.80 1 $12.80
If You Give a Moose a Muffin Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond, Felicia Bond (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.79 1 $12.79
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.19 1 $11.19
Africa Is Not a Country Margy Burns Knight, Margy Knight, Mark Melnicove, Anne Sibley O'Brien (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.79 1 $8.79
Story of Ferdinand Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Strega Nona Tomie de Paola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale Retold by Verna Aardema, Verna Aardema, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Jon Scieszka, A. Wolf, Lane Smith (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Too Many Tamales Gary Soto, Ed Martinez (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Thunder Cake Patricia Polacco, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: A Nandi Tale Verna Aardema, Beatriz Vidal (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Strega Nona's Magic Lessons Tomie de Paola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator), Tomie de Paola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.30 1 $6.30
Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest Gerald McDermott, As Told by Gerald McDermott • Barnes and Noble $6.30 1 $6.30
The Mixed-Up Chameleon Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Stone Soup Marcia Brown, Marcia Brown (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Satchmo's Blues Alan Schroeder, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
How a Book Is Made Aliki, Aliki (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Snowy Day Ezra Jack Keats • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
My Visit to the Aquarium Aliki, Aliki (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
My Visit to the Zoo Aliki, Aliki (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Town Mouse, Country Mouse Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Berlioz the Bear Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Jan Brett, Putnam, Jan Brett (Illustrator), Adapted by Jan Brett • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Arthur's Tooth (Arthur Adventures Series) Marc Brown, Pfeiffer, Krapf • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Arthur Writes a Story (Arthur Adventures Series) Marc Brown, Robin Ed. Goldstein • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Arthur Meets the President (Arthur Adventures Series) Marc Brown, Marc T. Brown, Marc Brown (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Arthur's First Sleepover (Arthur Adventures Series) Marc Brown, Barber • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Strega Nona Meets Her Match Tomie de Paola, Tomie de Paola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Chester's Way Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Chrysanthemum Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Sheila Rae, the Brave Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Weekend with Wendell Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
When Jessie Came Across The Sea Amy Hest, P. J. Lynch (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother Patricia Polacco, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Keeping Quilt Patricia Polacco, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Meet Danitra Brown Nikki Grimes, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Frog Prince--Continued Adapted by Jon Scieszka, Steve Johnson (Illustrator), Brothers Grimm • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Lyle and the Birthday Party Bernard Waber, Bernard Waber (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Lovable Lyle Bernard Waber, Bernard Waber (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
House on East 88th Street Bernard Waber, Bernard Waber (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile Bernard Waber, Bernard Waber (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Tikki Tikki Tembo Retold by Arlene Mosel, Blair Lent (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti Adapted by Gerald McDermott, Gerald McDermott, Gerald McDermott (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Amazing Bone William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Lyle Finds His Mother Bernard Waber, Bernard Waber (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Brave Irene William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Gingerbread Boy Paul Galdone, Paul Galdone (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Henny Penny Paul Galdone, Paul Galdone (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
The Three Billy Goats Gruff Paul Galdone, Paul Galdone (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Amos and Boris William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Doctor De Soto William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Arthur's Chicken Pox (Arthur Adventures Series) Marc Brown, Baase, Bolsky • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
From Miss Ida's Porch Sandra Belton, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Alvin Ailey, Vol. 1 Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Miss Nelson Is Missing! Harry G. Allard, James Marshall • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Miss Nelson Has a Field Day Harry G. Allard, James Marshall (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Fritz and the Beautiful Horses Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
The Little Red Hen Paul Galdone, Paul Galdone (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
The Three Little Pigs Paul Galdone, Paul Galdone (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Arthur's Teacher Trouble (Arthur Adventures Series) Marc Brown, Smith, Laz, Marc Brown (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Dominic William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend Lisa Desimini (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Henry and Mudge and the Forever Sea:The Sixth Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Su ie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge in the Sparkle Days: The Fifth Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge under the Yellow Moon: The Fourth Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge: The First Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Su ie Stevenson • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
The Story about Ping Marjorie Flack, Kurt Wiese, Jane O'Conner (Editor), Laura Driscoll (Editor), Kurt Wiese (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge in the Green Time: The Third Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Revolutionary War on Wednesday (Magic Tree House Series #22) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Twister on Tuesday (Magic Tree House Series #23) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble: The Second Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge and the Bedtime Thumps: The Ninth Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge and the Happy Cat: The Eighth Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge Get the Cold Shivers: The Seventh Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Su ie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Civil War on Sunday (Magic Tree House Series #21) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59

Materials cost

$575.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$667.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.48

Total project goal

$813.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$813.76

2 Donors

-$784.25

Donations toward project cost

-$667.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$116.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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