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Mrs. Solimini from Jamaica Plain MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Love of Books

Help me give my students a variety of books to enjoy in our classroom library and bins to keep them organized.

  • $222 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade students live in a big city and are a diverse group of learners. They are six and seven years old and many speak languages other than English at home.

They come to school excited and eager to learn!

They look forward to having a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment to explore, take risks, and be successful learners.

My students are learning to build positive relationships with each other as well as literacy, math, science, and social studies skills.

My Project

The materials from this project will help to diversify our classroom library and give my students a variety of books to choose from and enjoy. My students select and read books from our classroom library everyday. Having an ample selection to choose from is very important for them.

My students are always looking for a book that will spark their interest and curiosity.

This project will expand our current classroom book selection and keep students engaged and interested in reading. Having labelled book bins to organize this new book collection will also allow students to find books of interest with ease.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ezra Jack Keats (7 Books) • AKJ Education $40.35 1 $40.35
Leo Lionni (6 Books) • AKJ Education $35.87 1 $35.87
GG963RD - Help-Yourself Book Bin - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
GG963GR - Help-Yourself Book Bin - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
GG963YE - Help-Yourself Book Bin - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
GG963RG - Help-Yourself Book Bin - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #7: Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #8: Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #9: Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #10: Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #6: Junie B. Jones and that Meanie Jim's Birthday • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #1: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #3: Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #2: Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #4: Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #5: Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Henry and Mudge and the Sneaky Crackers • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Henry and Mudge in the Sparkle Days • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Henry and Mudge and the Snowman Plan • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Henry and Mudge and the Long Weekend • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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