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Ms. Parcels from Honolulu HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

How Do I read? By Reading!

My students need books that are at their independent and instructional reading levels that excite them!

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school has been serving K-6 students, both military dependents and local residents, since 1956 as part of the Hawaii State Department of Education. My classroom integrates a remarkably diverse population that includes Filipinos, Caucasians, African-Americans, Samoans, and Asian-Americans.

I am an elementary school special education teacher, teaching students where small groups, close proximity, and acceptance is very important.

My students range in abilities and grade-levels, which makes my classroom a fun and unique environment to be a part of.

My Project

My students love reading. They love following books in a series as well. They love reading books that are at their level or being read books that are at their instructional reading levels.

Studies show that giving students the opportunity to choose from a wide selection of reading materials in their favorite genres and topics develops the “wonder and joy of reading that can only be derived from reading” (Fletcher & Lyon, 1998).

From Biscuit, to Froggie, to the many other series of books selected, this project funds our future. My students already struggle with reading so its crucial to make sure they read what they want to read and through intrinsic motivation.

Ms. Parcels
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $84.45 1 $84.45
I'm a Frog! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Biscuit's 100th Day of School • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Froggy Eats Out • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Biscuit Loves Mother's Day (Biscuit) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Froggy's Worst Playdate • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Let's Go, Froggy! • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
My New Friend Is So Fun! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
I Am Going! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Biscuit's Pet & Play Farm Animals: A Touch & Feel Book • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Watch Me Throw the Ball! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.61 1 $6.61
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Biscuit's Pet & Play Bedtime: A Touch & Feel Book • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Happy Pig Day! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Biscuit Loves Father's Day • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Elephants Cannot Dance! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Biscuit's 123 • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Biscuit and the Big Parade! (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
What Is Love, Biscuit? • Amazon Business $4.67 1 $4.67
Biscuit Wins a Prize (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Mind Your Manners, Biscuit! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Biscuit's First Sleepover • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Biscuit's Show and Share Day • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Biscuit's First Trip • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.51 1 $2.51
Biscuit in the Garden (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.36 1 $2.36

Materials cost

$229.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$272.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.17

Total project goal

$321.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.16

0 Donors

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$321.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$272.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.17

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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