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  • $1,308 goal

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  • 3 donors
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Literacy Leads to Lifelong Learning

My students need books they can read independently at their just right levels.

My Students

My students are six and seven years old, representing many different ethnic groups, cultures, and abilities. They eagerly come to school each day to not only learn academics, but to learn how to be good citizens and how to be valuable and valued members of our community.

We are a diverse school, and an inclusive one.

We try to meet the needs of all our students, while making it a fun and inspiring environment in which to learn and thrive.

My Project

This huge amount of leveled books would give my students a wide variety of texts from which to choose. Having books of high interest at every level would be a dream come true. My students will be more motivated to read and to improve their reading with these brand new leveled books. The Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems make reading fun, and students love to read these independently. As students begin reading at higher levels, the book series like Nate the Great and Mr. Putter and Tabby will take them into the realm of chapter books. We also have a unit on folktales and fairytales, so the different versions of Cinderella will teach my students more about comparing and contrasting literature.

Watching the light bulbs go off as students decode longer and longer words is amazing.

First grade is a milestone in terms of establishing the love for reading and the growth in this year is phenomenal.

Reading is the gateway into the world. Having both fiction and nonfiction leveled books is a necessity as students begin to read independently. We have Readers' Workshop every day where my students are reading for 45 minutes at a time. We need lots of books!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nate the Great (25 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $112.05 1 $112.05
Henry and Mudge (28 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $83.59 1 $83.59
Mr. Putter & Tabby (17 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $76.20 1 $76.20
Ivy and Bean (10 Books) • AKJ Education $44.82 1 $44.82
George and Martha (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $36.41 1 $36.41
Pinky and Rex (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $23.89 1 $23.89
Puppy Mudge (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $14.93 1 $14.93
Uni the Unicorn • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Two of Everything A Chinese Folktale • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Gigantic Turnip • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
I Broke My Trunk! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
I Am Going! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Today I Will Fly! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
I Will Surprise My Friend! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Listen to My Trumpet! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Girl with a Brave Heart • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Paper Crane (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Crane Wife • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Coyote Steals the Blanket A Ute Tale • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Zomo the Rabbit A Trickster Tale from West Africa • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Coyote A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Gingerbread Man • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
What Really Happened to Humpty? From the Files of a Hard-Boiled Detective • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Princess and the Pea • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Where Are You Going, Little Mouse? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Three Little Pigs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Mitten An Old Ukrainian Folktale • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Red-eyed Tree Frog • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
James Marshall's Cinderella • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Who Took the Farmer's Hat? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Persian Cinderella • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato An Irish Folktale • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Three Little Pigs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Jack And The Beanstalk • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Turtle Nest • AKJ Education $4.38 1 $4.38
The Boy Who Cried Wolf • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Turtles • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Poppleton: Poppleton Everyday • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Poppleton • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Best Friends • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Poppleton: Poppleton and Friends • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Get the Ball, Slim • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
I Like Mess • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Pet Vet • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dirty Larry • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
The Drum A Folktale from India • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
The Well of Truth A Folktale from Egypt • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
How Tiger Got His Stripes A Folktale from Vietnam • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
The Clever Monkey A Folktale from West Africa • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
It's a Good Thing There Are Insects • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Katie Did It • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Magic Fish • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Max and Ruby's Show-and-Tell • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Stone Soup • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Bremen Town Musicians • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
I Am Water (Hello Reader! Science Series) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Too Many Dogs • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Happy Birthday, Thomas! (Thomas & Friends) Based on the Railway Series • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Aaron is Cool • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Lion and the Mouse • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Berenstain Bears: We Like Kites • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Little Red Hen • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Little Mermaid • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Berenstain Bears Ride the Thunderbolt • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Aaron Loves Apples and Pumpkins • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton in Spring • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Frog Prince, The (level 3) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 1: Soccer Game! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 1: "What Is That?" Said the Cat • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 2: More Spaghetti, I Say! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton In Winter (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Tae Kwon Do! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
A Picture for Harold's Room • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Drip, Drop • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Captain Cat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ready, Set, Go! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Day I Had to Play with My Sister • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Goes to School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Meets the Class Pet • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Mittens • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I See, You Saw • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit and the Baby • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Bathtime for Biscuit • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit's New Trick • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Oh, Cats! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Happy Halloween, Mittens • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Who Stole the Cookies? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Look! I Can Read! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Snug Bug • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Finds a Friend • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit's Big Friend • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Wants to Play • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Mine's the Best • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splish, Splash! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Visits the Big City • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
What's That, Mittens? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Harry Gets Ready for School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Harry Takes a Bath • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Jason's Bus Ride • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Nicky Upstairs and Down • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Puppy Mudge Has A Snack • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Turtle and Snake Go Camping • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Turtle and Snake's Day at the Beach • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Monkey See, Monkey Do • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
That Bad, Bad Cat! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dancing Dinos Go to School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dig, Scoop, Ka-Boom! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Chicks! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dancing Dinos at the Beach • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ducks Go Vroom • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Hog And Dog • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Tawny Scrawny Lion • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dancing Dinos • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Sleepy Dog, Wake Up! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Snowman and the Snowdog • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Apple Picking Day! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Monkey Play • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Sir Small and the Dragonfly • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Teeny Tiny Woman • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Corn Aplenty • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I Like Fish • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dinosaur Named Sue: The Find of the Centry, A • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox and Crow Are Not Friends • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
My New School • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
The Mess • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Good Night, Little Kitten • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Did You See Chip? • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Dot and Bob • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Rip's Secret Spot • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Come Here, Tiger! • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Best Friends • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Big Pig and Little Pig • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
The Chick That Wouldn't Hatch • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Rick Is Sick • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Cloudy Day Sunny Day • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Big Brown Bear • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Ballerina Girl • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
A Day With Daddy • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Grandma's House • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
The Fox and the Stork • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
What Day Is It? • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Dog and Cat • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Lost! • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
The Fox and the Stork • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Sid's Surprise • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Splash! • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Get That Pest! • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Mr. Noisy • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
All Through The Week With Cat And Dog • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Sink or Float? • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
The Colors of My Day • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Who Will Help? • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Long Ago and Today • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Rain • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Mr. Noisy's Helpers • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Cat and Dog At School • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55

Materials cost

$977.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$89.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,111.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$196.15

Total project goal

$1,307.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,307.67

3 Donors

-$1,307.67

Donations toward project cost

-$1,111.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$196.15

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This project will reach 26 students.

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