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Mrs. Kennedy-Holmes from Bridgeport CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Readers!

Help me give my students fun and exciting books for their classroom library such as Elephant and Piggie, How to Catch a Unicorn, Tiny T-Rex, The King of Kindergarten, and We're Going on a Bear Hunt!

  • $214 goal

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My Students

My students are an amazing group of learners from disadvantaged backgrounds; 100% of our students receive free lunch and a third of the students speak a language other than English at home. The students have limited experiences outside the classroom walls. They have limited exposure to current academic materials and often utilize used and donated supplies. They have limited access to cultural and extra-curricular activities as well. The children are eager learners just waiting for the right tools to help them succeed. Please help a great group of children soar high to reach their full potential!

My Project

Please help me build a classroom library for my Kindergarten Emergent Readers! My students love new books and love when someone reads to them. With this collection of new books, my students will be exposed to quality literature that will help them build not only their essential reading skills but also their creativity, imagination, humor, and excitement for reading!

My students are in need of books that spark imagination and fun like Elephant and Piggie, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, and Tiny T-Rex along with so many more!

Read-aloud stories help me model proper reading techniques, the inflection in voice, concepts of print, volume and speed, learning through pictures, character voice and development and so much more!

Please help me to bring the joy of reading to my little emergent readers. Bringing a love of reading and joy of literature would make this teacher's heart soar! Thank you for helping my students and for caring for our classroom!

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 60 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sulwe • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Love Monster • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Not Quite Snow White • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
B is for Breathe: The ABCs of Coping with Fussy and Frustrating Feelings • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
The Grouchy Ladybug (World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Hair Love • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
We're Going on a Bear Hunt • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The King of Kindergarten • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
I'm a Frog! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book (20)) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
I Will Take A Nap! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book (23)) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Catch a Dinosaur • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
How to Catch a Unicorn • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Let's Go for a Drive! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book (18)) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Night Before Kindergarten Graduation • Amazon Business $3.39 1 $3.39
First Grade, Here I Come! • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

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