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Ms. Courtade from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Leveled Library for Our Kindergarten Students

Help me give my students a leveled library of fiction and nonfiction books at their “just right” reading levels.

  • $779 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten is a year of curiosity, creativity, and growth. I love kindergarten students more than anything! I have 30 students who are amazing! So bright, helpful, funny, caring, and thoughtful. So excited to learn how to read, write, count, add, subtract, experiment, and more! We have students from around the world, many of who’s parents recently arrived to our country. Every student is unique and special, and we love sharing and celebrating our similarities and differences, our likes and dislikes, our family traditions, our favorite books, and more!

My Project

In order to grow as readers and develop a love of reading, children need to be able to choose from a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction texts that appeal to their interests and match their reading levels. If books are too difficult or too easy, students will have a difficult time growing as readers. Please help my students by donating to our leveled library! We can’t wait to have books at our”just right” reading levels so we can spend our reading time making new friends with characters, learning new facts, and sharing our love for reading with our classmates and families!

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

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21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guided Reading Collection: Level F Fiction and Nonfiction Combo (40 books) • AKJ Education $174.66 1 $174.66
Guided Reading Collection: Level B Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $94.64 1 $94.64
Guided Reading Collection: Level A Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $91.80 1 $91.80
Guided Reading Collection: Level E Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $91.38 1 $91.38
Guided Reading Collection: Level D Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $88.32 1 $88.32
Guided Reading Collection: Level C Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $81.67 1 $81.67

Materials cost

$622.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$661.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.79

Total project goal

$778.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$778.60

18 Donors

-$731.25

Donations toward project cost

-$632.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.19

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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