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Mr. K.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

For The Love Of The Game

My students need various a collection of books about social skills and the history of baseball, including "Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set" and "Yankee Stadium Scrapbook: A Lifetime of Memories", along with and Ink 'N' Stamp Sports Set and foam baseballs.

I am a 4th grade teacher who is teaching in NYC about 14 blocks for where the Mets play. All my students get free lunch.

The problem that I am currently facing is getting materials, with all the budget cuts, to make learning fun. All my students this year are interested in baseball. Through our many conversations I am trying to plan lessons around baseball including behavioral and social issues.

I have requested many books both on baseball and social issues, as well as rewards and an ink pad with stamps. These materials will engage my students in learning about the history of the game. Since they all live very close to a stadium and have ll visited it they will be able to learn about the game that they love.

For the love of the game please allow my underprivileged students to become engaged and learn throughout the year the history of America's Pastime.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

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Love of Baseball Paul Adomites, Dan Schlossberg, Robert Cassidy, Bruce Herman, Saul Winsia • Barnes and Noble $8.98 1 $8.98
Big Book of Baseball Brainteasers Dom Forker, Robert Obojski, Wayne Stewart • Barnes and Noble $6.28 1 $6.28
2008 Official Rules of Major League Baseball Manufactured by Triumph Books • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Yankee Stadium Scrapbook: A Lifetime of Memories David Fischer • Barnes and Noble $19.96 1 $19.96
101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out Josh Pahigian • Barnes and Noble $19.96 1 $19.96
Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season Jonathan Eig • Barnes and Noble $5.98 1 $5.98
33-Year-Old Rookie: How I Finally Made it to the Big Leagues After Eleven Years in the Minors Chris Coste, Foreword by John Kruk • Barnes and Noble $20.00 1 $20.00
Ink 'N' Stamp Sports Set • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $16.49 1 $16.49
Coated Foam Balls - Baseball • Sportime, Inc. $4.29 2 $8.58
Easton 9" Incrediball Sof Touch Baseball • Cannon Sports, Inc. $3.95 2 $7.90
Fair Game: Open Season on Baseball Bob McKenty, Jim Siergey (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
The Quotable Baseball Fanatic Louis Rubin (Editor), Roy Blount, Foreword by Roy Blount • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Firsts David Nemec, Scott Flatow • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Living on the Black: Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember John Feinstein • Barnes and Noble $16.19 1 $16.19
Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back Josh Hamilton, With Tim Keown • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Crash Jerry Spinelli • Barnes and Noble $5.85 1 $5.85
What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety Dawn Huebner, Bonnie &. Candace (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
The Feelings Book: The Care and Keeping of Your Emotions (AmericanGirl Library) Lynda Madison, Bonnie Timmons (Illustrator), Norm Bendell (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Holes Louis Sachar • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set Judy Blume • Barnes and Noble $20.96 1 $20.96
Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29

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