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Mrs. Hunt from Starkville MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning 2 Love 2 Read!

My students need to be introduced to books and board books are great to use in pre-k so they don't get torn up easily.

  • $526 goal

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My Students

I teach 400+ future leaders. These children range from Pre-K to 1st graders. Many of our students coming to Pre-K and Kindergarten do not know their given name, only their nickname. There are two self-contained classrooms and most are nonverbal. Many of my students come from homes with no books.

Our school is Title I with about 70% free or reduced meals.

Many students take home food backpacks for the weekend.

A large number of our students take care of themselves and even younger siblings. Coming to school is their safe space.

My Project

I would like to provide our new preschoolers with board books and to teach them how to enjoy books even as nonreaders. Some requested titles include The Little Blue Box of Bright and Early Board Books by Dr. Seuss, The Little Blue Truck, Little Owl's Day, All the World, From Head to Toe, Good Night, Gorilla, The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel, Dear Zoo, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and The Napping House.

These fun, new literature board books are much more durable than regular paperback books and will be great for these new young learners.

Most of the students have never had books read to them or even held books in their hands.

The durable board books and books will encourage a love of reading and ultimately be lifelong learners of reading. I know these books will be an inspiration for learning and make a difference in their young lives.

Mrs. Hunt
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Little Blue Box of Bright and Early Board Books by Dr. Seuss (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) • Amazon Business $15.45 2 $30.90
Little Blue Truck board book • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Sheep in a Jeep (board book) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Little Owl's Day • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
All the World (Classic Board Books) • Amazon Business $7.98 2 $15.96
From Head to Toe Board Book • Amazon Business $7.98 2 $15.96
The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel • Amazon Business $7.59 2 $15.18
Richard Scarry's School Bus Box Set • Amazon Business $6.82 2 $13.64
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $6.61 2 $13.22
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $6.51 2 $13.02
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $6.45 2 $12.90
Good Night, Gorilla • Amazon Business $6.39 2 $12.78
Little Owl's Night • Amazon Business $6.26 2 $12.52
But Not the Armadillo • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Where's Spot? • Amazon Business $5.82 2 $11.64
The Pout-Pout Fish • Amazon Business $5.79 2 $11.58
Peek-A Who? • Amazon Business $5.56 2 $11.12
Eat Your Colors (Rookie Toddler) • Amazon Business $5.56 2 $11.12
Eating the Alphabet • Amazon Business $5.47 2 $10.94
Bear Snores On (The Bear Books) • Amazon Business $5.29 2 $10.58
We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Classic Board Books) • Amazon Business $5.29 2 $10.58
Giraffes Can't Dance • Amazon Business $5.06 2 $10.12
The Napping House board book • Amazon Business $5.02 2 $10.04
Little Owl's 1-2-3 • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
Night-Night, Little Pookie • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book • Amazon Business $4.71 2 $9.42
First 100 Animals • Amazon Business $4.49 2 $8.98
The Going-To-Bed Book • Amazon Business $4.19 2 $8.38
First 100 Words • Amazon Business $4.01 2 $8.02
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$383.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$446.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.75

Total project goal

$525.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$525.02

8 Donors

-$406.85

Donations toward project cost

-$364.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.75

match offer

-$96.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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