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

Help Fill Our Book Boxes!

My students need more leveled books, both fiction and nonfiction for our reading and literacy program.

  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Can you imagine wanting to read a book, and there are boxes where books should be, but there are very few books? My students need books. Our new literacy program requires book boxes on specific genres and levels. We do not have enough.

My students are eager learners.

Most of them really want to be in school. We are in an urban area. Some of the families struggle financially. The families really want the best for their students. Children come to school with a variety of educational experiences. Some have been to preschool, others have not. Some have visited places like the zoo, a farm, or gone on vacation to other states. Some students have not had these experiences. I like to make sure all my students are able to experience learning so that they love learning and love school.

My Project

Our literacy program is designed to have book boxes in each classroom. The books need to be leveled so that the students know that the book matches their reading level, and there needs to be a variety of fiction and nonfiction books. I really want my students to have the books that they need, and for them to be books that they will enjoy reading. If kindergarten students get a firm foundation in reading and learn to love reading, it will help them throughout their entire educational journey. Books can open up new worlds! I want my students to be able to learn about many different subjects. What may interest one student, will not necessarily interest another. From our guided reading lessons, to the times we sit and just read our books, or the books they take home to share with their families, all these activities require books! We need leveled fiction and non-fiction reading books at my students' levels.

Many children develop their attitude towards school and reading in kindergarten.

I want my students to have a positive attitude towards both and to really love reading and learning. We need the right books for this to be able to happen. Thank you for considering my project.

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Ms. R.
Grades PreK-2

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Level B - Fiction and Nonfiction Combo Set • AKJ Books $156.21 1 $156.21
Level A - Fiction and Nonfiction Combo Set • AKJ Books $144.88 1 $144.88

Materials cost

$301.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.23

Total project goal

$394.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.84

4 Donors

-$196.53

Donations toward project cost

-$167.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.73

match offer

-$197.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$167.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.61

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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