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Ms. Hake from Kansas City MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Just Right Books in our hands!

Help me give my students opportunities to read "Just Right Books" that will build their confidence as readers!

  • $525 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all working in a self-contained environment. Being such a small class, they have built great relationships with one another. They are kind and generous to one another. They have become like a family this year. They are amazing and resilient. Academically, my students are working at different levels.

They are making great growth as they work toward their goals.

We have students who started the year as non-readers who are now reading many sight words and short texts. There are students who couldn't read numbers who are now adding and subtracting! The students in this class are wonderfully wonderful.

My Project

My students are in a self-contained special education class. Most of these students perform well below their actual grade level. Helping them get lower level chapter books will boost their confidence in reading as they are generally reading on lower levels and there are not many options for lower level chapter books!

We would love these books to help us build confidence as readers and continue to grow this year!

The more confident the students feel as readers, the more eager they are to read books! Please help us get these books! Your support means the world to us! Thank you!

Ms. Hake
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junie B. Jones Books in a Bus (Books 1-28) • Amazon Business $72.37 1 $72.37
5 Book Set : Roscoe Riley Rules (Roscoe Riley Rules Set, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $28.55 1 $28.55
Dr. Seuss's Second Beginner Book Collection (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $26.82 1 $26.82
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book Box Set: Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $21.56 1 $21.56
Brownie & Pearl On the Go: Brownie & Pearl Hit the Hay; Brownie & Pearl See the Sights; Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up; Brownie & Pearl Step Out; ... Grab a Bite; Brownie & Pearl Go for a Spin • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Sticks • Amazon Business $14.37 1 $14.37
First Little Comics Parent Pack: Levels E & F: 16 Funny Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $14.02 1 $14.02
The Adventures of Otto Collector's Set: See Otto; See Pip Point; Swing, Otto, Swing!; See Santa Nap; Ride, Otto, Ride!; Go, Otto, Go! • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Funny School Stories: Learning to Read Box Set: 5 Fun-Filled Adventures! (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Ricky, the Rock That Couldn't Roll (You Rock Group) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Pete the Cat's Super Cool Reading Collection (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
I Can Read My Favorite Stories, Level 1 • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
The Big Purple Book of Beginner Books (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
A Little SPOT of Kindness! • Amazon Business $10.41 1 $10.41
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
The Big Green Book of Beginner Books (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Disney Princess Reading Adventures Disney Princess Level 1 Boxed Set • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Biscuit Phonics Fun (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
World of Reading Marvel Meet the Super Heroes! (Pre-Level 1 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Eraser • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$409.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$445.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.65

Total project goal

$524.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$524.36

10 Donors

-$524.36

Donations toward project cost

-$445.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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