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Ms. W. from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Free to Be... You and Me! A Classic!

The cost of 30 copies of Free to Be You and Me is $503, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $503 goal

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I am requesting a class set (30 copies) of the classic compilation of children's stories, poems, and songs, "Free to Be... You and Me" for my second graders. This book was compiled in the 1970s by Marlo Thomas, and all of the songs and stories relate in some way to freedom, diversity, and being yourself. There are magnificent lessons to be learned from this book, and my children have fallen in love with the songs and poems. I have only one copy of the book that I have shared with the class. We studied the theme of personal freedom and expression in our poetry unit, and even gave a performance of some of the songs from the book. My children have learned so much from the book already, I would love for them each to have their own copy, so they can continue learning and growing. I know they would be truly ecstatic, and it would be something they will always keep and treasure because of its positive and meaningful influence. Many of my students own very few books, so to receive such a gift would be even more meaningful for them. Thank you in advance for making a huge difference in my students' lives!

Ms. W.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Free to Be You and Me: A Different Kind of Book for Children and Adults to Enjoy Together, Vol. 5 Marlo Thomas,Kurt Vonnegut (Afterword),Gloria Steinem (Introduction),Letty Cottin Pogrebin (Introduction) • Barnes and Noble $11.65 30 $349.50

Materials cost

$349.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$412.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.45

Total project goal

$502.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$502.50

1 Donor

-$473.86

Donations toward project cost

-$413.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.86

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.80

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$0.00

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