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Mrs. Bentley from Mabelvale AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Excited About Reading!

Help me give my students the tools that will instill a love of reading and learning.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of my students come from single parent homes where the extra strain of working two to three jobs leaves very little time to focus on quality time reading. Several of our families are from non-English speaking homes as well as being in a low socio-economic status.

This particular group loves to read and experience good stories.

They are happy to be at school and eager to please.

I have an amazing group of Kindergarteners who are so eager to learn! One of their favorite parts of our classroom is the library center. Having books to share with their friends is a highlight of their day.

My Project

My students love reading and having new books! Coming from low income households many don't have the privilege of reading daily at home. Having a classroom library with new books lets them know they deserve the best and gives them the opportunity to explore with their imagination.

Instilling a love reading early will help to promote literacy skills.

Having a variety of different genres and authors will give them inspiration to want to become writers and/or illustrators themselves. Having a library where our books aren't falling apart lets them know how much I value literature and want to pass that on to them.

Mrs. Bentley
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Llama Llama Red Pajama • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Pete the Cat: Three Bite Rule • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
I Will Be Okay (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
I Will Try (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Pete the Cat and the New Guy • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Oops! (A Diaper David Book) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Oh, David! A Diaper David Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
David Smells!: A Diaper David Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Wonky Donkey • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56

Materials cost

$101.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$140.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.87

Total project goal

$165.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$165.82

2 Donors

-$132.90

Donations toward project cost

-$112.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.93

match offer

-$32.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$27.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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