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Mrs. Noble from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring Young Minds, One Book at a Time

Help me give my students a strong foundation in literacy and instill in them a love of reading.

  • $435 goal

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My Students

My school is located in Englewood; a community which "consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the city" according to a WGN news report.

Despite the hardships that my students face, they are resilient, curious, playful, and eager to learn.

Kindergarten is such a pivotal time in the lives of youth. Many of them have to adjust to being away from their parents for such a long period of time, in addition to having to adjust to meeting other new faces and following new rules. Literature is a wonderful way to open these little ones' minds to worlds of possibilities.

My Project

Having these books in class will make a difference in my students' learning by providing me with a variety of different text from which to teach content skills, in addition to addressing social-emotional learning. These materials will also allow my students access to a wide- range of topics, and therefore choices when it comes to reading.

My vision is for every student to feel like "a kid in a candy store" when they enter our classroom library.

Having access to these materials will put me one step closer to making that dream a reality. These materials will go beyond the classroom, as students will be able to take books home to share with their families; strengthening the home-school connection. I want to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of my students, and having this project funded would be the perfect start!

Mrs. Noble
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks) • Amazon Business $30.55 1 $30.55
Aurora World 15910 20" Cat in The Hat, 20", Red, White, Black • Amazon Business $14.41 2 $28.82
Corduroy 10 inch Plush By Yottoy • Amazon Business $22.37 1 $22.37
Constructive Playthings VK-10 Children's Classic Library - Corduroy 28 PG. Hardcover Book, Grade: Kindergarten to 3, Age: 9.25" Height.16" Wide, 8.25" Length • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
A Boy Like You • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
My Teacher is a Robot • Amazon Business $14.87 1 $14.87
The Night Is Yours • Amazon Business $13.45 1 $13.45
I Am Perfectly Designed • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The King of Kindergarten • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Not Quite Snow White • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
If I Built a School • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Rocket Says Look Up! • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
I'm Trying to Love Math • Amazon Business $11.78 1 $11.78
Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Pirates Don't Go to Kindergarten! • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Hair Love • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgrew Them • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
It's Time for School, Stinky Face (A Board Book) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Thank You, Stinky Face • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
David Goes To School (No Series) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
I Love You, Stinky Face • Amazon Business $5.46 1 $5.46
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwell's Classroom Adventures) • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77
Merry Christmas, Stinky Face • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Happy Halloween, Stinky Face • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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