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Ms. Facundo from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Great Books for Little Learners

Help me give my students Nonfiction books to get them learning to read AND reading to learn!

  • $331 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders work hard and come to school each day excited and ready to learn. In my classroom the children learn reading, writing and math en espanol. This work is challenging for my students, but as their language and content skills grow they become confident and engaged. With your help my students will have the tools and materials they need to learn and grow into their potential.

Many of my students have experienced trauma and for a lot of them the classroom is a refuge from the chaos of their daily lives.

I strive to create a caring and supportive classroom that will help my students leave their worries outside of school and get focused and ready to learn. I know my students can do anything they put their minds to and be anything they want to be - and with your support these young learners will realize that the sky is the limit!

My Project

My students love nonfiction and fairy tales books. Even my reluctant readers are eager to learn about their favorite animal or natural disaster. But my Spanish language library is sorely lacking great nonfiction and fairy tale books. These wonderful nonfiction books will help my students get reading and stay engaged. For example, we just had a nonfiction unit and students wrote about their favorite animal. However it was very hard for them to research about their favorite animal since there where no books about that animal. These books would really help them be more engaged in their learning. Thank you so so much for your support.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME FOR KIDS® Informational Text Grade 1 Readers Spanish 30-Book Set • AKJ Education $131.18 1 $131.18
Coleccion Luz Verde (Green Light Readers) (9 Books) • AKJ Education $26.72 1 $26.72
Bilingual Fairy Tales (5 Books) Spanish • AKJ Education $14.93 1 $14.93
Los pollitos dicen (The chicks say) • AKJ Education $9.89 1 $9.89
Animales fabulosos (Fabulous Animals) • AKJ Education $7.19 1 $7.19
Dinosaurios / Dinosaurs • AKJ Education $7.19 1 $7.19
Los Gatos vs. Los Perros (Cats Vs. Dogs) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Los Delfines (Dolphins) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Pingüinos (Penguins) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Las Tormentas (Storms) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Balanceate, Perezoso! (Swing, Sloth!) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Tiburones (Sharks) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Ponis (Ponies) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Lobos (Wolves) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
De la Oruga A la Mariposa (Caterpillar To Butterfly) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Los Osos Panda (Pandas) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$233.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$281.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.59

Total project goal

$330.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$330.60

9 Donors

-$263.00

Donations toward project cost

-$235.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.60

match offer

-$53.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$45.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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