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Ms. E. from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.


The cost of the set of Spanish novels is $719, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $719 goal

This project expired on June 22, 2007.

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M.S. 45 is the only school in District 4 which serves bilingual (Spanish/English) students, yet our classroom library has only 2 Spanish books! Our 36 excited 6th graders urgently need a complete Spanish library. With your generous donations, we plan to purchase a wide range of Spanish titles that will entice our developing readers and challenge our advanced readers. Because many of our struggling readers are currently reading at a 1st grade level, they need to read more books and more often to bring their literacy skills up to 6th grade standards. New York state requires students to read 25 books in a school year. We want to push our students one step further and challenge them to read 25 English books and 25 Spanish books! We are confident that many of our students would rise to this challenge, but they lack access to Spanish books. As 92% of the student population qualifies for free lunch, our children cannot afford to purchase all of the books they want (and deserve!). This is where you come in. Know that every dollar you donate will help build a community of strong, bilingual readers in East Harlem. Our sincere thanks for considering this proposal.

Ms. E.
Grades 6-8
  • MS 45/Stars Prep Academy
  • New York, NY
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
English Spanish Story Books (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $51.56 1 $51.56
Timeless Tales Book Set in Spanish • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.22 1 $35.22
Classic Stories Book Set in Spanish • Kaplan Early Learning Company $31.78 1 $31.78
Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince) Antoine de Saint-Exup ry, Antoine de Saint-Exup ry (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $18.00 1 $18.00
Amos Y Boris William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator), Maria Negroni (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $15.30 1 $15.30
Si le das una galletita a un raton Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illustrator), Teresa Mlawer (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Si llevas un raton a la escuela Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
El Cucuy! : A Bogeyman Cuento in English and Spanish. Joe Hayes, Honorio Robledo (Illustrator), As Told by Joe Hayes • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Walter Le Chien Qui Pete (Walter the Farting Dog) William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray, Audrey Colman (Illustrator), Michel Choquette (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Horton Escucha a Quien! (Horton Hears a Who!) Dr. Seuss, Yanitzia Canetti (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
El Libro del Abuelo: Un Mundo de Aventuras Entre la Realidad y la Fantasia Pedro Gelabert Garrido, Miriam Velert (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.45 1 $13.45
Las hermanas Senel Paz, Claudia De Teresa • Barnes and Noble $10.79 1 $10.79
El Vuelo de Apolodoro (Apolodor's Flight) Hugo Hiriart, Hugo Hiriart (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.79 1 $10.79
Fosiles Nos Hablan Del Pasado (Fossils Tell of Long Ago) Aliki, Aliki Brandenberg • Barnes and Noble $10.35 1 $10.35
La Llamada de la Naturaleza Jack London • Barnes and Noble $9.85 1 $9.85
Easy French Reader R. de Roussy de Sales • Barnes and Noble $9.85 1 $9.85
Huevos verdes con jam n (Green Eggs and Ham) Dr. Seuss, Aida E. Marcuse (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
La oruga muy hambrienta Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.79 1 $8.79
He Decidido Llamarme Max Gabriela Rubio (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.55 1 $8.55
Aretes de la Luna (The Earrings of the Moon) Zoe Valdes • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
La Mariquita Malhumorada (The Grouchy Ladybug) Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator), Teresa Mlawer (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
La Moneda de Oro Alma Flor Ada • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Jugo de Pecas Judy Blume, Cristina Navarro (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
VOX Compact Spanish and English Dictionary: English-Spanish/Spanish-English Vox, Vox Staff, The Editors of McGraw-Hill • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Pedro Es Una Pizza William Steig • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Chameleon Swims (French-English) Laura Hambleton • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Principe Pedro Y El Oso de Peluche David McKee • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Space Postman/Le Facteur Spatial: English-French Edition Lone Morton, Marie-Therese Bougard, Martin Ursell (Illustrator), Marie-Therese Bougard (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Donde viven los monstruos (Where the Wild Things Are) Maurice Sendak, Teresa Mlawer, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator), Teresa Mlawer (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Bruja de la Montana Gloria Cecilia Cecilia Diaz • Barnes and Noble $6.75 1 $6.75
Companeros de equipo F. Isabel Campoy (Translator), Paul Bacon (Illustrator), Alma Flor Ada (Translator), Isabel Campoy (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.30 1 $6.30
Nadarin Leo Lionni, Teresa Mlawer (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
La verdadera historia de los tres cerditos (The True Story of the Three Little Pigs) Jon Scieszka, S. Lobo, Lane Smith (Illustrator), Mar a Negroni (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Buenas noches, Luna (Goodnight Moon) Margaret Wise Brown, Ter Mlawer, Clement Hurd (Illustrator), De Clement Hurd (Illustrator), Teresa Mlawer (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Corduroy (Spanish Language Edition) Don Freeman, Don Freeman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Alexander y el dia terrible, horrible, espantoso, horroroso Judith Viorst, Ray Cruz (Illustrator), Alma Flor Ada (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Beisbol: Pioneros y Leyendas del Beisbol Latino Jonah Winter, Enrique Del Risco (Translator), Bruce Markusen Rodriguez (Introduction) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Viajes Por la Tierra: Biblioteca De Descubrimientos Deborah Chancellor • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
La noche que se cayo la luna Pat Mora, Domi (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Muneca de Elizabeti Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen, Christy Hale (Illustrator), Esther Sarfatti (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Doctor de Soto (Edicion En Espanol) William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator), Maria Puncel (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Larousse French English Dictionary Larousse Publications • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Fabula de la Ratoncita Presumida Aquiles Nazoa, Vicky Sempere, Vicky Sempere (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
La Senorita Nelson Ha Desaparecido! Harry G. Allard, James Marshall, Yanitzia Canetti, Yanitzia Canetti (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Un Grillo En Times Square George Selden, Garth Williams (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Mike Mulligan y Su Maquina Maravillosa Virginia Lee Burton, Yanitzia Canetti (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Una Nina LLamada Helen Keller (A Girl Named Helen Keller) Margo Lundell, Irene Trivas (Illustrator), Enrique Moguel (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Los seis ciegos y el elefante (Hello Reader! Series), Vol. 3 Karen Backstein, Annie Mitra (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Una Nina LLamada Helen Keller (A Girl Named Helen Keller) Margo Lundell, Irene Trivas (Illustrator), Enrique Moguel (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59

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