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Ms. Mandrell from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leveled Books to Explore

My students need a classroom library in order to grow as readers and learners.

  • $602 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

More than three-fourths of my students come from a low-income background. They also live in apartment complexes and have a transitional background in their living arrangements. School is a safe haven and happy place where I can inspire them to grow.

My students have a thirst for knowledge and aspire for growth every day.

The parents strive to give their children more but might lack the ability to know how to accomplish this task. Educators at our school strive daily to give our students the best education, love, and nurturing that we can!

My students live in the Houston area where Hurricane Harvey came in August. Our district has suffered losses in many schools, and we missed many instructional days of class. It was difficult for our students to return and start a routine again when so many had gone through a loss or had other family members going through a loss of a home.

My Project

These leveled books will give my students the opportunity to read fun and engaging literature at their independent levels while encouraging them to grow as readers. Having both fiction and non-fiction resources will provide numerous topics and themes so that students will always be able to find something exciting and inspiring. The wide range of leveled books will insure that every student has appropriate books at their fingertips. My students will be able to select according to their interests and have the flexibility of returning to the classroom library for new selections throughout the day rather than being restricted to weekly visits to the school library.

Ms. Mandrell
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT919 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.00 1 $35.00
LL716 - Level F Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.00 1 $35.00
LL717 - Level G Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
AA841 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
AA842 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
LL719 - Level I Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
LL715 - Level E Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.00 1 $33.00
AA839 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
TT916 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT918 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
LL718 - Level H Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT917 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
AA838 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
TT915 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $25.00 1 $25.00

Materials cost

$474.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$511.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.20

Total project goal

$601.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$601.31

1 Donor

-$300.66

Donations toward project cost

-$255.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.10

match offer

-$300.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$255.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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