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Mrs. Bosley from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Library

My students need book shelves and books for our classroom library.

  • $568 goal

This project expired on May 5, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." — Dr. Seuss, "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!" Please help my students go many places by giving them the gift of books and reading!

My students are 5 and 6 year olds living in an urban area.

They attend Kindergarten at a large elementary school in what is considered a high poverty area. Many of the come from homes where they are being raised by single parents or grandparents. Due to their low socioeconomic status, many of them do not have the opportunities that they deserve, but they work hard everyday and have an excitement for learning. Please help to continue this excitement by making a donation to our classroom library project.

My Project

My students love books, but many of them do not have access to books at home. This project will allow my students the opportunity to explore a variety of books in the classroom setting. Having book shelves that allow students to view book covers will help them in their choices. When students self-select the books that they read, they develop a sense of pride and ownership, both of which are essential to success in school and life.

Donations to this project will help my students improve their reading skills and grow their love of reading.

Please help this class, and future classes, become lifelong readers and learners! They are the future!

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STORAGE LIBRARY MOBILE • School Specialty Inc. $167.96 1 $167.96
STORAGE LIBRARY MOBILE • School Specialty Inc. $167.96 1 $167.96
RE981 - Numbers & Counting Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $37.50 1 $37.50
RE976 - Transportation Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $34.50 1 $34.50

Materials cost

$407.92

Vendor shipping charges

$33.59

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$482.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.17

Total project goal

$567.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$567.80

3 Donors

-$284.00

Donations toward project cost

-$281.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

match offer

-$236.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$200.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$47.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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