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Ms. Esteban from Antioch CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Low Level High Interest Books for Students!

Help me give my students some books that are at their (lower) reading level, but are interesting for children their age.

  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My third graders are very active and enjoy learning new things through art, technology and play. Our school theme this year is kindness! My students have been working very hard to have integrity and to do at least one kind act everyday. They are very inspired by Kid President, who promotes kindness and making the world more awesome.

As a teacher, I hope to inspire these students to go out into the world and make it a better place!

My students love to read and they are working very hard to increase their reading and comprehension ablities.

My Project

Some of my students are at lower reading levels (from kindergarten to second grade reading level). These students already struggle with reading in general, but it is very difficult for them to find books that they are interested in.

Since the books that they are able to read are written for younger students, these students are not excited to read the books available for them.

My goal is to build a library of low level books that are interesting to 8 and 9 year old students. By building this library, my goal is to get these students excited about reading, which will get them to read more regularly and therefore increase their reading abilities.

Ms. Esteban
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dinosaur Time (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (An I Can Read Book) • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
Oh, Brother! (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Step into Reading, Step 1: Brave) • Amazon Business $13.55 1 $13.55
The Cookie Boogie (Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $11.76 1 $11.76
Super Animals! (Disney Zootopia) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Dog Days (The Secret Life of Pets) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Meet the Pets (Secret Life of Pets) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Hello, Olaf! (Disney Frozen) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Knight Night Guard (Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Shark Attack! (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Wonder Woman to the Rescue! (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Journey Home (Disney/Pixar The Good Dinosaur) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Unicorn Wings (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Drop the Beat! (DreamWorks Trolls) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Tyrannosaurus Rex (StoryBots) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Moana Finds the Way (Disney Moana) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.65 1 $4.65
Tangled: Kingdom of Color (Step Into Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $4.43 1 $4.43
Outside My Window (Disney Tangled) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Little Mermaid Step into Reading, Step 2 (Disney Princess) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Big Bear, Little Bear (Disney/Pixar Brave) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Cinderella's Countdown to the Ball (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Magical Mermaids! (Shimmer and Shine) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.96 1 $3.96
Super Friends: Going Bananas (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

Materials cost

$125.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$169.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.85

Total project goal

$199.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$199.00

2 Donors

-$199.00

Donations toward project cost

-$169.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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