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Ms. Cross from Riverview FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! New Books!

Help me give my students new books to help enhance our independent reading time and foster a love of reading.

  • $682 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of backgrounds. I have some students that are new to our country and speak little to no English. I have other students that come from struggling households. More than half of my student receive free or reduced rate lunch. The demographics of our area are constantly changing. More and more of my students are now living with extended family because of financial hardships. They all come to school ready to learn and eager to overcome the challenges they face each day.

My Project

The books I have included in my project are in high demand with the age group I teach. Our librarian can’t keep these books on the shelf and students are always disappointed when they can’t get them. These books will also help with our character development lessons. One of the best ways my students learn is from a story. These stories will teach them about honesty, stealing and fairness. I look forward to building my classroom library a bit more and helping students develop a love for reading. There is no such thing as a student who doesn’t like to read. They are just students who haven’t found the right book yet. These books could be the “right” book for my students.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Andrew Lost (18 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $57.48 1 $57.48
The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers • Amazon Business $40.41 1 $40.41
Guided Reading Collection: Popular Curriculum Themes Space Level T (3 books) • AKJ Education $26.92 1 $26.92
Guided Reading Collection: Popular Curriculum Themes Community Activism Level S (3 books) • AKJ Education $23.92 1 $23.92
First Little Comics Parent Pack: Levels A & B: 20 Funny Books That Are Just the Right Level for New Readers • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
It's a Busload of Pigeon Books! (NEW ISBN) • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level A: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! • Amazon Business $17.34 1 $17.34
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Levels E & F: 16 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $14.31 1 $14.31
If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! (Magnolia Says DON'T!) • Amazon Business $13.36 1 $13.36
The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Oh, the Places You'll Go!   • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
The Most Magnificent Thing • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Ben Franklin’s Big Splash • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
The Inventor's Secret What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Mrs. Gorski I Think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Spy School Goes South • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
I Lost My Tooth! (Unlimited Squirrels) • Amazon Business $12.27 1 $12.27
The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School (A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure) • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #3) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Truth About Stacey: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Kristy's Great Idea: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Lying Up a Storm • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
Legend of the Star Runner: A Timmi Tobbson Adventure (Solve-Them-Yourself Mysteries for Kids 8-12) • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Pete the Cat Phonics Box: Includes 12 Mini-Books Featuring Short and Long Vowel Sounds (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Spy School Secret Service • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
The Wonky Donkey • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
Pete the Cat Goes Camping (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map • Amazon Business $3.28 1 $3.28

Materials cost

$540.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$579.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.18

Total project goal

$681.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$681.22

2 Donors

-$640.61

Donations toward project cost

-$544.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.09

match offer

-$40.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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