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Mrs. Kaplinsky from Long Beach CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help us go GREEN!

My students need an Environmental Awareness Paperback Library and 7 other environmentally aware books related to recycling and going green.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Our school has gone "Green"! We are learning about recycling, reusing, and other ways that we can take care of our natural resources. My third grade students are becoming more aware of their impact on the world, and would love to learn more.

We don't have funds to purchase books about going green at our site, but my students want more! They already recycle paper in our class, our water bottles get collected and put into a bin, we turn lights out when we leave the room, and we even wear green in our uniform as part of our efforts! We would like to read more about other ways we can make smart choices.

I am requesting a small library of books about being environmentally aware, from recycling to eco-friendly crafts. My students can select books to read and I can read them aloud in our quest to learn about how we can make a difference in the environment. They can be used again and again each year!

You have a chance to help the planet too! Your donation could help young students develop awareness of the world and how to take care of it. That helps us all! Thank you.

Mrs. Kaplinsky
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids Gail Gibbons, Gail Gibbons (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Sneaky Green Uses for Everyday Things: How to Craft Eco-Garments and Sneaky Snack Kits, Create Green Cleaners, Remake Paper into Flying Toys, Assemble Alternative Energy Science Projects, and Construct a Robot Recycle Bin with Everyday Things Cy Tymony • Barnes and Noble $10.39 1 $10.39
Garbage and Recycling Rosie Harlow, Sally Morgan • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story about Recycling (Little Green Books Series) Alison Inches, Pete Whitehead (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
The Adventures of an Aluminum Can: A Story About Recycling Alison Inches, Mark Chambers (Illustrator), Mark L. Chambers (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Ecoart!: Earth-Friendly Art & Craft Experiences for 3- to 9-Year-Olds Laurie Carlson, Loretta T. Braren (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.65 1 $11.65
The New 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth Sophie Javna, The Earthworks Group • Barnes and Noble $10.39 1 $10.39
RA294 - Environmental Awareness Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning $79.00 1 $79.00

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