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  • $554 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Ferguson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 14 donors
  • $0 still needed

Creating a Meaningful Classroom Library

My students need over 40 new books for our classroom library!

My Students

First grade is a very important year for reading, and my students need a large selection of books to choose from. Literacy is a huge part of our day in first grade, and it will help my students to be motivated to read by the books in our classroom library.

My students attend one of six elementary schools in our school district.

Our school is very diverse, with many students coming from different countries who speak more than one language. My students are eager to learn how to read, and to learn how to become better readers.

My Project

First grade is a huge year for reading. Students really begin to understand how to read and understand what they are reading. Motivation does not come easily for some students, so we need a wide selection of books for our classroom library for my students to choose from!

Children are interested in many different types of books, and it is my job to be sure those interests and needs are met.

Students need a large selection of books to help them grow as readers in first grade.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Thanks A Million • AKJ Books $17.89 1 $17.89
Me on the Map • AKJ Books $15.48 1 $15.48
This is the House that Jack Built • AKJ Books $5.10 3 $15.30
One Love • AKJ Books $15.29 1 $15.29
Water Sings Blue • AKJ Books $15.29 1 $15.29
Gone Wild (Caldecott Honor Book) • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Jolly Postman: Or Other People''s Letters Allan Ahlberg, Jane • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Honey, I Love Eloise Greenfield, Jan Spivey Gilchrist (Illus • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
The Hound Dog''s Haiku • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Joyful Noise : Poems for Two Voices-b/o til mid June 2013 • AKJ Books $4.37 3 $13.11
There Are Cats in This Book • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Leonardo The Terrible Monster • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
You Read to Me, I''ll Read to You: Very Short Mother Goose Ta • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
A Meal of the Stars • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
There Are No Cats in This Book • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
One Green Apple • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
You Read to Me, I''ll Read to You • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Raccoon''s Last Race: A Traditional Abenaki Story Joseph and • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Sleep Like a Tiger • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Pete the Cat • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
The Wednesday Surprise • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68
A Pocketful of Poems • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68
Bee-bim Bop! Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee, Ho Baek Lee (Illus • AKJ Books $11.68 1 $11.68
I Want My Hat Back • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
What Can You Do with a Paleta / Aqua(c) Puedes Hacer Con Una • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Me on the Map • AKJ Books $5.10 2 $10.20
The Name Jar Yangsook Choi, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $5.10 2 $10.20
The Sweet and Sour Animal Book • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
My Friend Rabbit • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Doodle Dandies • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
You Read to Me, I''ll Read to You • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Bee-bim Bop! • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Me and My Place in Space Joan Sweeney, Annette Cable (Illust • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Me and My Place in Space Joan Sweeney, Annette Cable (Illust • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
You Read to Me, I''ll Read to You • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
You Read To Me, I''Ll Read To You: Very Short Stories To Read Together • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Benny and Penny in Just Pretend • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Benny and Penny in the Toy Breaker • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Benny and Penny in Just Pretend • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$433.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$470.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.01

Total project goal

$553.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$553.39

13 Donors

-$541.62

Donations toward project cost

-$461.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.74

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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