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Mrs. W. from Mesquite TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

More Books!

Help me give my students these amazing pictures books to enhance our read aloud time!

  • $383 goal

This project expired on August 2, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students absolutely love learning! They come to school ready to learn. They are creative and love to share their work with others.

My students are readers, thinkers, creators, talkers, and questioners!

The kids in my class love to be challenged and understand that mistakes or problems are opportunities for learning. They love hands-on​ learning and being able to share their creative ideas with their peers. I love being able to see them take pride and ownership in their learning.

My Project

I am creating this project in order to get more picture books for my classroom. Our read aloud time is really special and something we look forward to daily. Since we read a book everyday, having great stories to read really gets conversations started at the carpet. It is a time to share our thoughts, ask questions, talk about tricky vocabulary. After we have our read aloud time, I put the books on the board for them to continue exploring through out the week. The books we read become so popular sometimes a waiting list gets started for who gets it next.

I love seeing my students so excited about reading!

Our read aloud time is not just about reading a good book. We share our thoughts with our peers and talk about the story. We ask questions and think about the purpose of the story. My students keep book journals where they write about reading. They often use the read aloud books to write about and share more of their opinions about the story. Having more books available in the classroom will enhance this time!

Mrs. W.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Paper Bag Princess (Classic Munsch) • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
Shawn Loves Sharks • Amazon Business $17.60 1 $17.60
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Stuff • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog • Amazon Business $14.72 1 $14.72
The Little Red Fort • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $14.61 1 $14.61
Memoirs of a Goldfish • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
The Very Impatient Caterpillar • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Goldfish on Vacation • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Dude! • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
You Don't Want a Unicorn! • Amazon Business $11.78 1 $11.78
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Gaston (Gaston and Friends) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Ava and the Rainbow (Who Stayed) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Cinderella's Rat • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Library Lil • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$291.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$325.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.43

Total project goal

$382.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$382.89

2 Donors

-$382.89

Donations toward project cost

-$325.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.43

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$0.00

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