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Ms. P. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lending Library Books for First Graders

The cost of 11 leveled book bins for this proposal is $774, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $793 goal

This project expired on June 13, 2006.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

In the past two years of teaching first grade I've come to see what makes a difference in teaching reading. I'm lucky enough to have a good classroom library, which my students use frequently. Learning, however, takes place in the classroom and at home. Many of my students have few books at home and could use that extra help with books on their level. I can tell who gets help at home, and who has the resources at home, and it always makes a difference. I would like to provide students with the opportunity to check out a baggie of leveled books each week for them to take home and read at night. The books that I'm requesting would be lent to them on a weekly basis and certainly assist them in becoming better readers. With your help these students will get an opportunity to challenge themselves at home, and to learn the value of checking out books and taking care of them. Thank you for your help!

Ms. P.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA309 - Level H Book Bin - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $37.95 1 $37.95
AA316 - Level I Book Bin - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $35.95 1 $35.95
AA306 - Level E Book Bin - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $32.95 1 $32.95
AA305 - Level D Book Bin - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $31.95 1 $31.95
AA302 - Level A Book Bin - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $30.95 1 $30.95
AA303 - Level B Book Bin - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $30.95 1 $30.95
AA841 - Level H Extra Book Set - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $29.00 3 $87.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $24.00 3 $72.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $23.00 3 $69.00
AA833 - Level A Extra Book Set - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $22.00 3 $66.00
AA834 - Level B Extra Book Set - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $22.00 3 $66.00

Materials cost

$560.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$649.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.65

Total project goal

$792.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$792.50

1 Donor

-$747.33

Donations toward project cost

-$650.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$45.35

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$0.00

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