You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Wreesman from Santa Paula CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Grade Reading Fun With Mo Willems

My students need engaging Mo Willems books to read at their instructional reading level.

  • $364 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school I teach at is located in Santa Paula, CA. We serve a small community about fifteen minutes from the coast and one hour north of Los Angeles. All of the teachers at my school work hard to teach decoding, comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary.

92% of my students are English Language Learners and some come from migrant families who work in the local fields.

ALL of the students in my school qualify for free lunch. We are a Title 1 school.

My Project

My students will be engaged while reading books by Mo Willems in our classroom library, on their rockers, bean bags, laying on the rug, and at their desks.

My emerging readers are excited and eager to read all of the entertaining books by Mo Willems.

He is their favorite author. They adore all of this characters: Elephant & Piggie, Pigeon, Knuffle Bunny, Duckling, and Trixie etc. Currently, our school library only has one Piggie & Elephant book, two Pigeon books, and the first Knuffle Bunny book by Mo Willems.

When these books arrive, I know my students will be thrilled. I can't wait to see them reading these books around our classroom.

Mrs. Wreesman
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Wreesman is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Complete Collection of Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie Books (All 22 books!) • Amazon Business $189.99 1 $189.99
An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! • Amazon Business $10.56 1 $10.56
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68

Materials cost

$252.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.53

Total project goal

$363.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$363.52

5 Donors

-$363.52

Donations toward project cost

-$308.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Santa Paula","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4395442],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3120722,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/first-grade-reading-fun-with-mo-willems/3120722/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":18,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Wreesman","authorIds":{"4395442":{"owner":"Mrs. Wreesman","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3120722],"proposalHash":"-483898601","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4395442_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1493422030788","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20922921,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTI0MjAzOA==","NDA2NjUyOA==","NTIzNDM4NQ==","NTI0MjczNg==","NDM5NTQ0Mg=="],"teacherId":4395442,"schoolCounty":"Ventura","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}