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Ms. Perrotta from Atlanta GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspirational Books Empowering the Next Generation!

My students need inspirational picture books, a reading carpet and a rocking chair when they are the readers!

  • $748 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 95% English as their Second Language, 100% special needs and they are 100% amazing! One hundred percent of the students also receive free and reduced-price lunch. We are a classroom where students work hard at learning. Our students work together to succeed and make the most out of every situation. Most of the students that have special needs have their own challenges ranging from Specific Learning Disability, Autism, and Emotional Behavior Disorder. Our number one goal is to work together, to grow, and to build self-confidence.

My Project

My students are absolutely amazing! They work hard and sometimes they need a little motivation when it comes to reading. Even though they struggle they they still love books and love learning about new places and people. This year our focus is going to be exposing them to as many books as possible so, they can learn as much as possible though amazing authors and get away from the boring text books. The books that are selected go with our Common Core Standards and will inspire them to go above and beyond. We also need a carpet to sit and enjoy the books together. The rocking chair is a motivational tool so they can read to the class themselves.

Ms. Perrotta
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH188 - Reading Corner Classroom Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
Shine Company Vermont Porck Rocker • Amazon Business $116.85 1 $116.85
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $15.42 1 $15.42
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $15.41 1 $15.41
Shark Nate-O • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Love • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
Birds of a Feather: A Book of Idioms and Silly Pictures • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Mostly Monsterly • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
Peanut Butter & Cupcake • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Islandborn • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale (Picture Puffin) • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Today I'll Be a Unicorn • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

Materials cost

$558.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$635.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.12

Total project goal

$747.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$747.49

6 Donors

-$305.34

Donations toward project cost

-$294.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.55

match offer

-$400.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$340.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$41.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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