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Mrs. Cash from Bethlehem GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Fund a Classroom Library for a New Teacher!

My students need a vast classroom library of high quality literature in order to help foster a lifelong love of reading!

  • $588 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In my Title 1 Kindergarten classroom, I work with my students to establish a positive learning community in which we all support and learn from one another, as a family. The environment of the classroom is essential to our learning community and offers many opportunities for collaboration and creativity.

Kindergartners are like sponges.

They are creative, each differently. They love to be hugged and they love to celebrate big accomplishments. Many of the students I teach are being raised in single parent homes and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These are statistics that typically keep children with these difficulties from reaching their fully potential. It is my passion as their teacher to help them see this potential and reach beyond their goals we set together while they are with me. While their home lives may not always be what I desire for them, I can do everything in my power to make the atmosphere in my classroom all they need to flourish.

With an arsenal of literature, technology, and art supplies, I am ready to inspire my students in a creative and positive way. I will be the change they want to see.

My Project

I have many new titles selected to peek interest and engage my new readers in learning. However, I have also chosen some "classics" I enjoyed as a child. I can't wait to read the Mrs Nelson series and others and share our connections. My students will read these books everyday for at least 30 minutes.

I am a new teacher.

I graduated in December 2017 and began my first teaching position as an EIP support teacher. Next year, I will have my own Kindergarten classroom. I could not be more excited!!

The requested books will help take my teaching to the next level and spark an interest in literacy with my new readers. This project will change my students' lives they will have connections to the text and the lessons I prepare with them as well as the discussions we have as a class family about the books. #bethechange

Mrs. Cash
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pete the Cat Set (Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes, and Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons) by Eric Litwin (2013) Paperback • Amazon Business $31.94 1 $31.94
Pick a Pine Tree • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Digger and the Flower • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
Two • Amazon Business $14.82 1 $14.82
Also an Octopus • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
A Pocket Full of Kisses (The Kissing Hand Series) • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Extra Yarn • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Locomotive (Caldecott Medal Book) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
One • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
How to Make Friends with a Ghost • Amazon Business $12.27 1 $12.27
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Mother Bruce • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
Dragons Love Tacos Book and Toy Set • Amazon Business $12.02 1 $12.02
Pig and Chick : The Wish That Got Away • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Rot, the Cutest in the World! • Amazon Business $11.92 1 $11.92
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Scaredy Squirrel • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
When Santa Was a Baby • Amazon Business $11.56 1 $11.56
Sparky! • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
This Is a Good Story • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
The Bad Mood and the Stick • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43
The Miss Nelson Collection • Amazon Business $11.41 1 $11.41
The Wish Tree • Amazon Business $11.15 1 $11.15
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) • Amazon Business $11.06 1 $11.06
Beyond the Pond • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Zero • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
Rude Cakes • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Rulers of the Playground • Amazon Business $9.82 1 $9.82
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) • Amazon Business $9.36 1 $9.36
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95

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