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Mrs. Mcalpine from Theodore AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring the World Through Reading!

Help me give my students literature books that will help them explore and interact with the world around them.

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are imaginative and fun-loving kids. They come from low-income households and have not had much experience with the world outside their small community.

Many of my students won't have the ability to learn online once school is no longer in session.

Many depend on worksheet packets and whatever books they have at home. Despite the hardships they are facing with school being closed, they are eager learners.

My Project

Right now, the majority of my students do not have their own books, and rely on an adult to get them their reading materials. I would LOVE to give each of my students a bookbag full of books to read.

Please help me give my students learning materials for home and distance learning .

I know my students will love this new addition to our distance learning and they will then have a book of their own to read with their family. I also hope this will encourage them to want to read more!

Mrs. Mcalpine
Grades PreK-2
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
TT934 Lakeshore Nonfiction Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FB711 Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.50 1 $49.50
CR691 I Can Read Readers Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.50 1 $49.50
LL715 Nonfiction Leveled Books Classroom Library Books Only Level E Gr 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.00 1 $33.00
LL721 Nonfiction Leveled Books Classroom Library Books Only Level J Gr 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.00 1 $33.00
TT918 Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 Books Only Level H Gr 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
LL718 Nonfiction Leveled Books Classroom Library Books Only Level H Gr 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00

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