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Mrs. M. from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hearing Books Helps Us Read!!

The cost of several books on tape from, Kaplan Early Learning Company, and Teacher's School Supply is $271, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $284 goal

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I am a first grade teacher in Chicago's inner city. The biggest goal I set for all of my students is to have them reading by at least March. This is not an easy task. With many different levels of learners in the classroom, it is hard to nurture every child's needs with so little time and only one teacher. I have a cassette player with headphones that I bought on ebay for the students, but we do not have a lot of books to listen to on tape. The books would be so useful in my listening center. If I had some different leveled books on tape, I could better support my students' needs by allowing them to listen to the books and see and hear the words in action, while I give more individual attention to the students that are struggling. Likewise, the struggling students could listen to the tapes while I nurtured and helped to enhance the gifted students' knowledge. The students and I would greatly appreciate your help to get some books on tape! The students love to go to the listening center but get bored with reading the same books. We only have about 7 titles. Thanks for your help!!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Into the Napping House:Book and Musical Cassette by Audrey Wood • $13.57 1 $13.57
Book & Cassette, Sheep in a Jeep • Teacher's School Supply $9.95 1 $9.95
Book & Cassette, Lyle Lyle Crocodile • Teacher's School Supply $9.95 1 $9.95
DADDY MAKES BEST SPAGHETTI BOOK & CASSETTE • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.95 1 $9.95
Ira Sleeps Over Book & Cassette • Teacher's School Supply $9.95 1 $9.95
EEK! There s a Mouse in the House Book & Cassette • Teacher's School Supply $9.95 1 $9.95
Ira Says Goodbye Book & Cassette • Teacher's School Supply $9.95 1 $9.95
Book & Cassette, Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed • Teacher's School Supply $9.95 1 $9.95
Fox in Socks(Beginner Book and Cassette Library) by Dr. Seuss • $8.96 1 $8.96
If You Take A Mouse to the Movies(Book and Cassette) by Laura Numeroff • $8.96 1 $8.96
Dr. Seuss's ABC (Beginner Library/Audio Cassette and Book) by Dr. Seuss • $8.96 1 $8.96
Where teh Wild Things Are, Outside Over There, and Other Stories Audio by Maurice Sendak • $8.96 1 $8.96
Curious George Takes a Job(Carry Along Book and Cassette Favorites) by H.A. Rey • $8.96 1 $8.96
Arthur's Eyes(An Arthur Adventure/Book and Cassette) by Marc Brown • $8.96 1 $8.96
GOODNIGHT MOON BOOK & CASSETTE • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.95 1 $8.95
The Whingdingdilly(Carry Along Book and Cassette Favorites) by Bill Peet • $8.21 1 $8.21
The House on East 88th Street(Carry Along Book and Cassette Favorites) by Bernard Waber • $8.21 1 $8.21
Why Do Leaves Change Color?(Let's-read-and-find-out Science, Book and Cassette) by Betsy Maestro • $7.95 1 $7.95
Be A Friend of Trees(Let's-read-and-find-out Science, Book and Cassette) by Patrticia Lauber • $7.16 1 $7.16
From Tadpole to Frog(Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Book and Cassette by Wendy Pfeffer • $7.16 1 $7.16
Little Gorilla(Carry Along Book and Cassette) by Ruth Lercher Bornstein • $5.95 1 $5.95

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