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Mrs. Fream from Portland ME is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Home Libraries for Our Students

Help me give my students books that they can read at home to help them to grow as readers.

  • $577 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come from a variety of backgrounds and languages. I find that my students need exposure to many things as their background knowledge is lacking due to cultural or language barriers. My student population is 85% poverty and 70% of our population is English Language Learners. Our students have emotional and social issues due to language, poverty and cultural barriers. Hearing stories is a way to develop language with my students and make connections with them.

My students enjoy reading and exploring new books.

This purchase would allow students to have books that they can read at this time. Students have not been able to access their books that are in the school.

My Project

Our students have been learning from their homes for five weeks now. They were not able to return to their school to take their books home with them. We would like to provide them with books when they come and pick up their daily lunch at our school.

These books would allow them to take books home and read them.

We hope that in giving them books they will become lifelong readers.

You will be contributing to students' home libraries. Students need books that they can read at their level to practice fluency and help them reach the next level.

Mrs. Fream
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guided Reading Collection: Level H Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $97.06 1 $97.06
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 1 Best Sellers (20 books) • AKJ Education $89.26 1 $89.26
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 2 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies (16 books) • AKJ Education $85.29 1 $85.29
Guided Reading Collection: Level C Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $84.29 1 $84.29
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 3 Best Sellers (16 books) • AKJ Education $76.14 1 $76.14

Materials cost

$432.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$490.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.49

Total project goal

$576.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$576.61

1 Donor

-$288.30

Donations toward project cost

-$245.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.24

match offer

-$288.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$245.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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