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Mr. Graham from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Elephant And Piggie Come To Kindergarten

My students need books, books, and more books! Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems are engaging, silly, and delightful to read.

  • $490 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss

My students are ready to GO!

I teach to a culturally and linguistically diverse population of kindergartners in a high poverty, high needs, urban area in Oregon.

My students are engaging, awesome people who are learning to find their place in the world. They are scientists and dreamers, negotiators, and schemers, at times cautious and at times reckless. They are exciting AND excited.

My Project

Students love Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie books because the two characters are hilarious, adorable, and above all, best friends. Teachers love Elephant and Piggie books because they can teach students about speech bubbles, ellipses, plot, allow practice with retelling.....and above all make them fall in love with reading!

To inspire this love for reading at young age is priceless and sets a momentum to last forever!

As we move towards Readers' Workshop in our district, these Elephant and Piggie books will help partners practice their developing reading skills. In the early grades, children need to read a lot of books to gain necessary traction to become proficient readers. The more enjoyable the reading experience is for them, the more likely they are to read. Elephant and Piggie books are highly motivating for young readers. With the delightful happy-endings and the amazing friendship and love that Mo Willems creates between his characters, students develop a passion for reading.

Mr. Graham
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
Complete Collection of Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie Books (All 22 books!) • Amazon Business $189.99 2 $379.98

Materials cost

$379.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$415.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.36

Total project goal

$489.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$489.04

6 Donors

-$487.27

Donations toward project cost

-$415.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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