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Mrs. Salvant from Hartford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Journey Into An Amazing Read...With A Book Bag

Help me give my students books and over-the-seat book bags to keep their reading books in for easy access.

  • $774 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are my kids. They are loving, energetic and very curious about the world. The diversity in the classroom is represented in the varied interests and skill levels of these hard-working second graders. My students are at different reading levels.

Readers take journeys of discovery every time they open a book.

Reading is important for students during the early years. This is the perfect time to help them discover and develop a love of reading. It is crucial that they are in an environment that can provide them with the opportunity to choose from a variety of books.

My Project

Due to the COVID pandemic, students are not able to buddy read, so the books they choose have to be kept at their desks in their book bags. They can select from an amazing variety of books to practice and improve reading skills. Because the books will be at their seats, they have their favorite books right at their finger tips.

Reading throughout the school day will give students frequent opportunities to practice reading skills.

Building the classroom library will provide students on different levels with a variety of options to choose from.

Mrs. Salvant
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ120X ExtraLarge AtYourSeat Storage Sack 15h x 18w Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $103.20 2 $206.40
Maddi's Fridge • Amazon Business $14.69 2 $29.38
Bug Soup • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The Wonky Donkey - Craig Smith (2010), Hardcover Children's Book • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Oliver the Curious Owl • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Sometimes People March • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book Box Set: Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $16.26 1 $16.26
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $15.16 1 $15.16
The Little Red Box of Bright and Early Board Books (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) • Amazon Business $14.60 1 $14.60
Swashby and the Sea • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
I Promise • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Little Blue Box of Bright and Early Board Books by Dr. Seuss (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Lucy's Mask • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Little Green Box of Bright and Early Board Books (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
I Can Do Hard Things: Mindful Affirmations for Kids • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
Mother Goose Treasury: A Beautiful Collection of Favorite Nursery Rhymes • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
La Princesa and the Pea • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Social Skills Activities for Kids: 50 Fun Exercises for Making Friends, Talking and Listening, and Understanding Social Rules • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Our Class is a Family • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
What is Social Distancing?: A Children's Guide & Activity Book • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
They All Saw A Cat (Cat Books for Kids, Beginning Reading Books, Preschool Prep Books) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Keep It Simple, Rapunzel!: The Fairy-Tale Physics of Simple Machines (STEM-Twisted Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Move On Up That Beanstalk, Jack!: The Fairy-Tale Physics of Forces and Motion (STEM-Twisted Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
What's That Sound, Cinderella?: The Fairy-Tale Physics of Sound (STEM-Twisted Fairy Tales) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Charlotte's Web • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
The Backyard Bug Book for Kids: Storybook, Insect Facts, and Activities • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Just Go to Bed (Little Critter) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$618.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$657.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.07

Total project goal

$773.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$773.81

1 Donor

-$515.87

Donations toward project cost

-$438.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.38

match offer

-$257.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.69

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$0.00

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