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Ms. Maloney from Orlando FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cultivating Compassion Through Reading

Help me give my students the opportunity to have fantastic and engaging read alouds about compassion, kindness, and empathy.

  • $646 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year is my fourth year teaching. It is also my fourth year teaching third grade and I have loved every second of it. My goal this year is to create a diverse and engaging classroom that appeals to the learning styles of ALL of my students. I want to incorporate flexible seating, more technology, exciting read alouds that inspire personal growth, and more hands on activities! I hope to make learning fun and attainable for my students. We would be lucky to have your help!

My Project

I am so passionate about this project because as I've gotten to know my students, I have learned that they have a really hard time communicating effectively. They find it difficult to see each other's perspectives and to truly listen to another person's point of view as if it were equally as important as their own. My hope is that through reading these stories about compassion, empathy, and kindness, my students will be able to better embody each of these traits. They have really latched onto our read aloud time, so this could be the perfect opportunity to reach them.

Ms. Maloney
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Wonder • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Trapped! (Framed!) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trapped! (Framed!) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
I Wonder • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Maybe: A Story About the Endless Potential in All of Us • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Maybe: A Story About the Endless Potential in All of Us • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
BE QUIET! • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
BE QUIET! • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
What Do You Do With an Idea? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
What Do You Do With an Idea? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Enemy Pie : (Reading Rainbow Book, Children’s Book about Kindness, Kids Books about Learning) • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
What Do You Do With a Problem? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
What Do You Do With a Problem? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
I Am Love: A Book of Compassion • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
I Am Love: A Book of Compassion • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Wonder • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Wonder • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
What Do You Do With a Chance? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
What Do You Do With a Chance? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Lemons • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Lemons • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Vanished! (Framed!) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Vanished! (Framed!) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Rules (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Rules (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Loser • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Loser • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How To Eat Fried Worms (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
How To Eat Fried Worms (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76

Materials cost

$507.11

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$548.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.83

Total project goal

$645.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$645.54

5 Donors

-$571.96

Donations toward project cost

-$548.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$73.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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