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Mrs. Sanchez from Cupertino CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Just Right Books for Every Reader

Help me give my students access to just-right books to help them improve their reading.

  • $623 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm teaching a wonderful group of second graders this year.

The students at our school are hard-working, curious, and enthusiastic learners.

These creative kids are pushing themselves to become better readers, writers, mathematicians, scientists, and community members. Together they are growing their ability to communicate and collaborate. Every day we learn and grow our knowledge and our mindset. We learn to be flexible thinkers, goal-setters, and problem solvers through our daily interactions with books and with each other. These kids really are our future and they deserve the best.

My Project

To become better readers, kids need to read 20-40 different books at their just-right level. This means that we sometimes need 100-200 titles at each level so that students have different titles to choose from that make them want to read more!

“Research proves that access to books and providing students with choices in what they read improves students’ reading motivation, engagement, and achievement.

A well-curated classroom library offers students the support they need to become lifelong readers.” –Donalyn Miller

Pioneer Valley Books publishes leveled texts that kids love. They have chapter books for lower levels so kids can read chapter books like their peers. Students need access to high-quality texts and Pioneer Valley Books not only support reading development, but also the love of reading with different series books that kids enjoy.

Mrs. Sanchez
Grades PreK-2

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chapter Book Bundle for Early Transitional Readers (Single Student) • Pioneer Valley Books $250.00 1 $250.00
Pawprints Plum Kit (Single Student) • Pioneer Valley Books $120.00 1 $120.00
Jack and Daisy Blue Chapter Books (Single Student) • Pioneer Valley Books $22.00 1 $22.00
Super Sam Early Chapter Books (Single Student) • Pioneer Valley Books $22.00 1 $22.00

Materials cost

$414.00

Vendor shipping charges

$41.40

State sales tax

$37.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$529.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.44

Total project goal

$622.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$622.93

8 Donors

-$429.00

Donations toward project cost

-$369.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.85

match offer

-$188.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$160.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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