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Mrs. McGlone from Cleveland OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy in the Home

My students need more experiences with books and being read to. I would like to start a family lending library for the families in my classroom. This will assist in embedding learning opportunities in the home.

  • $784 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in an inner city school district in an integrated Pre-K classroom. One hundred percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Many receive backpack food for the weekend. Our school runs a food pantry once a month and provides coats to any child in need during winter months. My students are creative, curious and very active.

Although many of our students face challenges, I am confident I can motivate my students to be life long learners.

I am looking to further engage my students through adding additional tools, resources and experiences to my tool belt.

My Project

I would like to start a lending library for my families by providing a variety of famous picture books such as Pete The Cat I Love My White Shoes, The Napping House, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Studies show students that are read to each day for twenty minutes grow to be successful readers.

I want to give my students the opportunity and resources to sit down and enjoy some of my favorite books with a family member.

I am committed to providing my students with a rich literacy environment that will provide them with many opportunities to grow in their love for reading. I will provide hints and tips for families for each book in regard to asking probing questions or how to work on basic concepts. This project will set the foundation for success in early literacy skills in my students lives.

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

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alphablock • Amazon Business $14.33 2 $28.66
Alphabet Rescue • Amazon Business $14.28 2 $28.56
Alphabet Mystery • Amazon Business $14.28 2 $28.56
Gruffalo • Amazon Business $14.04 2 $28.08
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $12.34 2 $24.68
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids • Amazon Business $12.29 2 $24.58
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $12.19 2 $24.38
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes • Amazon Business $12.09 2 $24.18
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons • Amazon Business $11.98 2 $23.96
Llama Llama Red Pajama • Amazon Business $11.96 2 $23.92
The Very Busy Spider • Amazon Business $10.41 2 $20.82
Pig the Pug • Amazon Business $10.30 2 $20.60
Turkey Trouble • Amazon Business $10.14 2 $20.28
Buckets, Dippers, and Lids: Secrets to Your Happiness • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
The Way I Feel • Amazon Business $9.69 2 $19.38
Ten on the Sled • Amazon Business $9.35 2 $18.70
My Truck Is Stuck! • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Little Blue Truck board book • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree (A Five Little Monkeys Story) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
From Head to Toe Board Book • Amazon Business $7.98 2 $15.96
Journeys: Little Big Book Grade K Mouse Shapes • Amazon Business $6.72 2 $13.44
Go, Dog Go (I Can Read It All By Myself, Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $6.69 2 $13.38
The Pout-Pout Fish • Amazon Business $6.67 2 $13.34
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $6.61 2 $13.22
The Mitten • Amazon Business $6.39 2 $12.78
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $6.08 2 $12.16
Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Farm • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Ten Apples Up On Top! • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything • Amazon Business $5.67 2 $11.34
The Napping House board book • Amazon Business $5.29 2 $10.58
Dog's Colorful Day: A Messy Story About Colors and Counting (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $4.80 2 $9.60
Harry the Dirty Dog • Amazon Business $4.80 2 $9.60
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb (Bright & Early Board Books) • Amazon Business $4.41 2 $8.82
Billy Bully • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Are You My Mother? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) • Amazon Business $3.59 2 $7.18

Materials cost

$626.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$665.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.48

Total project goal

$783.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$783.19

12 Donors

-$534.66

Donations toward project cost

-$457.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.20

match offer

-$245.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$208.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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