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

Let's Visit The Rainforest!

My students need 34 books about the rainforest, a rainforest floor puzzle, paint, and paintbrushes.

  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach First Grade at a charter school in a very low income neighborhood. My students work very hard and deserve materials to make this fabulous project happen!

We are planning to study the rainforest as part of a school-wide endangered places and endangered species project. Since we can't visit the rainforest, we would like to bring the rainforest to us through books and by transforming our classroom into a rainforest.

We need many books about the rainforest- to be read aloud to the class, and also for students to read independently. We also need some paints and brushes to help us create a rainforest environment in our classroom.

Your donation will help bring the rainforest one step closer to our classroom in the middle of the city. Students will learn so much more about this kind of environment when they are exposed to it through books and by transforming our classroom into a tropical rainforest! Help the next generation learn about the beauty and importance of this endangered place!

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rain Forest DK Publishing, Helen Sharman • Barnes and Noble $8.99 1 $8.99
Nature's Green Umbrella Gail Gibbons, Gail Gibbons (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest Lynne Cherry • Barnes and Noble $15.30 1 $15.30
Here Is the Tropical Rain Forest Madeleine Dunphy, Michael Rothman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy Kathryn Lasky, Christopher G. Knight (Illustrator), Christopher G. Knight (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $8.10 1 $8.10
Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme Marianne Berkes, Jeanette Canyon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest Lynne Cherry, Deborah Halverson (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $6.30 1 $6.30
Animal Babies in Rainforest Kingfisher Editorial • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
The Rainforest Grew All Around Susan K. Mitchell, Connie McLennan (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Tigers at Twilight (Magic Tree House Series #19) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Rain Forest (Kingfisher Voyages Series) Jinny Johnson, Naklini Nadkarni, Foreword by Nalini Nadkarni • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
At Home in the Rain Forest Diane Willow, Laura Jacques (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
The Umbrella Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
In the Jungle (Andrew Lost Series #15) J. C. Greenburg, Jan Gerardi (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Tropical Rain Forest Donald M. Silver, Patricia J. Wynne (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest Jean Craighead George, Gary Allen (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Vanishing Rainforest Richard Platt, Rupert van Wyk (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Nature Unfolds the Tropical Rainforest Gerard Cheshire, Gerald Cheshire • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
A Rainforest Habitat Molly Alonian, Bobbie Kalman • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Amazing Animals of the Rainforest Tracey West • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
"A" Is for Anaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet Anthony D. Fredericks, Laura Regan (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.46 1 $13.46
Rainforest Animals Sharon Gordon • Barnes and Noble $20.51 1 $20.51
Flashy, Fantastic Rain Forest Frogs Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, Kendahl Jan Jubb (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Amazon Fever Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Paulette Bogan (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.79 1 $10.79
Discovering Rain Forests Janey Levy • Barnes and Noble $21.55 1 $21.55
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest Lynne Cherry, Deborah Halverson (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $6.30 1 $6.30
Good Morning, Gorillas (Magic Tree House Series #26) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Slowly, Slowly, Slowly, Said the Sloth Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator), Foreword by Jane Goodall • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Judy Moody Saves the World! Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Diego Saves the Sloth! (Go, Diego, Go! Series) Alexis Romay, Art Mawhinney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
ART/CRAFT BRUSH SETS/SET 8 • Blick Art Materials $3.59 4 $14.36
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $7.95 1 $7.95
RAIN FOREST FLOOR PUZZLE----*Comments* • Teachers' School Supply Inc. $10.12 1 $10.12
PRANG TEMPERA PAINT SET OF TWELVE 16 OZ. BOTTLES----*Comments* • Teachers' School Supply Inc. $46.56 1 $46.56
Rainforest Race (Go Diego Go! Series #2) (Ready-to-Read Series) Lara Bergen, Art Mawhinney (Illustrator), Corey Wolfe (Illustrator), Based On Work by Rosemary Contreras • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Afternoon on the Amazon Mary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne • Barnes and Noble $4.49 5 $22.45
Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House Series #6) Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 5 $17.95
A Walk in the Rainforest Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini, Kristin Joy Pratt (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05

Materials cost

$390.18

Vendor shipping charges

$39.02

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$456.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.10

Total project goal

$556.10

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.10

1 Donor

-$267.97

Donations toward project cost

-$227.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.20

match offer

-$268.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$220.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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