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Ms. W. from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dr. Seuss + Students = Reading Success!

The cost of 16 books from the "Beginners I Can Read" series and the "Bright and Early" board book series is $172, 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>.

  • $172 goal

This project expired on June 29, 2007.

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Hello. I am a Kindergarten and First Grade Special Education teacher in the South Bronx. I have recently been inspired by my students' love for Dr. Seuss and his classic, easy to read stories such as the Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham. I happen to currently have 3 copies of Green Eggs and Ham, and everyday during independent reading time I have 3 students get the book and sit and read it over and over. While the book is slightly above their reading level, they are easily able to adapt to Dr. Seuss's repetitive, rhyming style. Through reading this book over and over again, my students are learning new words and building their stamina for reading! What if we had a library full of Dr. Seuss books for all of my students to engage in? Imagine the possibilities! I have selected a variety of titles from the "Beginners I Can Read" series as well as the "Bright and Early" board book series from Barnes and Noble to make this a reality in my classroom. Please consider donating these treasured tales to students who are often discouraged when it comes to reading because of their learning difficulties. This will be a gift that will keep on giving, not only to my current students, but to all who will pass through the classroom in the future. Thank you for considering making a donation to our classroom and let's work together to make reading success a reality for all!

Ms. W.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Fly Went By Mike McClintock, Fritz Siebel (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.79 1 $10.79
I Am Not Going to Get up Today! Dr. Seuss, James Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.79 1 $10.79
Best Nest P. D. Eastman, P. D. Eastman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.79 1 $10.79
Spooky Riddles (I Can Read It All By Myself Beginner Books Series) Marc Brown, Sadler • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Fox in Socks Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator), Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
It's Not Easy Being a Bunny Marilyn Sadler, Roger Bollen (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Alphabet Book P. D. Eastman, Shana Corey (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss's Wacky Book of Opposites Dr. Seuss, Seuss • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Are You My Mother? P. D. Eastman, P. D. Eastman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?: Dr. Seuss's Book of Wonderful Noises (Bright and Early Board Books Series) Dr. Seuss, Frank Ed. Dixon • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book Dr. Seuss, Corriher, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Tooth Book Dr. Seuss, Joe Mathieu (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Ten Apples Up On Top! Theo LeSieg, Dr. Seuss, Roy McKie (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb Al Perkins, Eric Gurney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$108.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$140.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.83

Total project goal

$171.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.26

1 Donor

-$161.49

Donations toward project cost

-$141.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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