You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Lao from Bear DE is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mo Books By Mo Willems, Please?

My students need "Mo" books by their favorite author because they cannot get enough of Mo Willems.

  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

WE is a socioeconomically diverse school in a Title I district.

My second grade students are avid readers whose favorites are Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie books and Brad Meltzer's Ordinary People Change the World biographies.

Using the tools at our creation station, my students design and build suspension, arched, and beam bridges as a part of our science curriculum.

As second graders, they are very active and they love when I incorporate PE games like banana tag as breaks between subjects. They don't even mind turning into a banana when they get tagged and they await their classmates coming to unpeel them!

My Project

Being that Mo Willems is, hands down, my favorite author, I have the entire 25 book Elephant & Piggie collection and have shared it with my second grade class. Well, my students cannot get enough of Mo Willems and they are clamoring for more of his books!

A prodigious (and prodigiously successful) children's author and illustrator, Mo Willems books appeal to both early and advanced readers because they capture relatable behaviors and emotions.

For four struggling readers in my class in particular, Mo Willems has transformed their relationship with books. As they independently and partner read his books, they have improved their fluency and have started earning AR points for the first time. When their reading levels grow beyond the Elephant & Piggie books, having a familiar author will help bridge them to other books and series.

By helping to supplement our classroom's Mo Willems library, you will be introducing my students to new series like his Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny books and new characters like Edwina the Dinosaur and Leonardo the Terrible Monster.

Ms. Lao
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Lao is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity • Amazon Business $16.46 1 $16.46
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
A Busy Creature's Day Eating • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Sam, the Most Scaredy-cat Kid in the Whole World: A Leonardo, the Terrible Monster Companion • Amazon Business $12.60 1 $12.60
Nanette's Baguette • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale • Amazon Business $11.62 1 $11.62
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator! • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? (Pigeon) • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Knuffle Bunny Series) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! • Amazon Business $10.56 1 $10.56
Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! - The Itchy Book! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
That Is Not a Good Idea! • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49

Materials cost

$208.19

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.58

Total project goal

$283.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.89

4 Donors

-$282.13

Donations toward project cost

-$241.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Bear","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4736593],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"DE","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3260628,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/mo-books-by-mo-willems-please/3260628/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":21,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Lao","authorIds":{"4736593":{"owner":"Ms. Lao","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3260628],"proposalHash":"2107988497","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4736593_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1524591070715","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20992523,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTM0NzkzNg==","Nzk3MjEy","NTczNTQ0Mw==","MzkyMTAzOA=="],"teacherId":4736593,"schoolCounty":"New Castle","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"DE","name":"Delaware"}}