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Ms. S. from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy is Fun-damental

My students need 2 picture dictionaries, 1 thesaurus,1 best word book,Harry Potter series,5 Washington D.C.books,and approximately 10 other grade level children's books to enrich their language arts experience.

  • $652 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach wonderful immigrant children who are transitioning their knowledge from Spanish to English in a dual language program in the heart of our nations capitol.

My students do not live in literacy rich environments. Please help me bridge this gap so they can continue to grow their language skills.

Many of my students have had little education before coming to this country. The picture dictionaries and thesauruses will be helpful for expanding their vocabulary. The children's books will increase their desire to dive into books, and the Harry Potter books will perk their interest in chapter books. The Washington D.C. books will be helpful in guiding them to what is this great city their families have chosen as their new home.

Please give the gift of a literacy rich environment to students who have limited opportunities to read outside of school. Your contribution will be greatly appreciated by my students.

Ms. S.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fiesta!: A Story in English and Spanish/ Un cuento en ingles y espanol Ginger Foglesong Guy, Rene King Moreno (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Cuentos Con Sazon Lulu Delacre, Lulu Delacre (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 2 $8.98
McGraw-Hill's Spanish Picture Dictionary McGraw-Hill • Barnes and Noble $9.85 1 $9.85
Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever / El mejor libro de palabras de Richard Scarry Richard Scarry, Alicia Font n (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $15.25 1 $15.25
VOX First Spanish Picture Dictionary Vox • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Spanish Thesaurus for Children: Libro de Sinonimos y Antonimos Harriet Wittels, Joan Greisman • Barnes and Noble $8.99 1 $8.99
Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) (Harry Potter #1), Vol. 1 J. K. Rowling, Alicia Dellepiane • Barnes and Noble $8.99 2 $17.98
Harry Potter y la c mara secreta (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) (Harry Potter #2) J. K. Rowling • Barnes and Noble $8.99 2 $17.98
Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) (Harry Potter #3), Vol. 3 J. K. Rowling, Nieves Martin Azofra, Adolfo Munoz Garcia, Adolfo Munoz Garcia (Illustrator), Adolfo Munoz Garcia (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $9.60 2 $19.20
Harry Potter y el c liz de fuego (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) (Harry Potter #4) J. K. Rowling • Barnes and Noble $13.20 2 $26.40
Harry Potter y la Orden del F nix (Harry Potter #5) J. K. Rowling, Gemma Rovira Ortega (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 2 $28.78
Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) J. K. Rowling • Barnes and Noble $26.99 2 $53.98
Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) J. K. Rowling, J. .K. Rowling • Barnes and Noble $15.99 2 $31.98
Harry Potter y el misterio del pr ncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Vol. 6 J. K. Rowling, Gemma Rovira Ortega (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $12.79 2 $25.58
Dona Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart Pat Mora, Raul Colon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $16.19 1 $16.19
Mastering Skills for Third Grade: Helping Children Succeed! Rainbow Bridge Publishing • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Huevos verdes con jam n (Green Eggs and Ham) Dr. Seuss, Aida E. Marcuse (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Horton escucha a qui n! Dr. Seuss, Yanitzia Canetti (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Pio Peep!: Edicion especial/Special Edition: Rimas tradicionales en espanol/Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes Alma Flor Ada, Alice Schertle, F. Isabel Campoy, Vivi Escriva (Illustrator), Adapted by Alice Schertle • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Oh, cu n lejos llegar s! Dr. Seuss, Aida E. Marcuse (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
La Lechera/The Milkmaid Orihuela, Mabel Pierola (Illustrator), Esther Sarfatti (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $3.15 2 $6.30
Washington, D. C. (Rookie Espanol: Geografia: Estados) Simone T. Ribke • Barnes and Noble $17.55 5 $87.75

Materials cost

$448.13

Vendor shipping charges

$44.81

State sales tax

$25.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$534.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.31

Total project goal

$651.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$651.74

9 Donors

-$651.74

Donations toward project cost

-$534.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$117.28

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$0.00

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