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Mrs. Ketler from Jackson Heights NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Up and Read!

Help me give my students a variety of books to support two of our Pre-K units such as Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship, The Very Quiet Cricket, Ten Black Dots, and many more.

  • $338 goal

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My Students

I'm about to meet my new class for the first time and I am so excited! I will welcome a class of 20 loud, happy, and rambunctious 3- and 4-year-olds of varying academic and language abilities into my room and I can't wait to learn more about them.

My students might be explorers, artists, scientists, actors, and more!

My class is made up of children from all "corners" of the world and I know that together we will try new things, learn a lot, and make life long friends.

My Project

Having a cozy place to read and an abundance of books is a great way of fostering a love of reading. In our classroom we have a cozy corner with all sorts of great things. We have a bean bag, pillows and blankets, a couch, and a comfy rug. This is also where we have our bookshelf with books that tie into our unit of study for the month.

Who doesn't love cozying up with a good book every day?

Due to budget constraints it has been very difficult to get the books that we need for each unit of study and we have had to resort to borrowing the books from the public library. The downside with borrowing the books from the library is that we can't keep the books all year long, so that means that we can't revisit books that we love at a moment's notice.

Having all these books for the My 5 Senses and All About Us units in our classroom would mean being able to read them whenever we want, not just when we are covering the specific unit.

Mrs. Ketler
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
When Sophie Thinks She Can't... • Amazon Business $14.01 1 $14.01
One Family • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
Grumpy Bird (Tankard Bird Picture Books) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
When Sophie's Feelings Are Really, Really Hurt • Amazon Business $12.54 1 $12.54
The Very Quiet Cricket Board Book • Amazon Business $11.03 1 $11.03
Families, Families, Families! • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Senses Are for Everything: The Five Senses (All About Your Senses) • Amazon Business $8.94 1 $8.94
Listen, Buddy (Laugh-Along Lessons) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
My Many Colored Days • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
And Tango Makes Three (Classic Board Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
No Dragons for Tea: Fire Safety for Kids (and Dragons) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Cow That Went OINK • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
The Listening Walk • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84
Glad Monster, Sad Monster • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Leaves • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Doorbell Rang • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Heather Has Two Mommies • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
black is brown is tan • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Ten Black Dots • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
I Love My Hair! • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Peaceful Piggy Yoga • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
My Five Senses (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry… (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? (Brown Bear and Friends) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Hear Your Heart (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Your Skin and Mine: Revised Edition (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Yummy Yucky (Leslie Patricelli board books) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories (My Readers) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Hands Can • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
How Does the Ear Hear?: And Other Questions About The Five Senses (Good Question!) • Amazon Business $4.17 1 $4.17

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