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Ms. Fisco from Minneapolis MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Classroom Library!

My students need a classroom library! These mentor texts and book series will give them books to read and explore their imagination in the classroom!

  • $510 goal

This project expired on December 23, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students deserve to have the best learning environment possible--and that means they need a classroom library! I am a new teacher in a new school with a limited classroom library. I want to provide them with materials that will help them excel past grade level expectations.

My students are motivated and love learning!

Many of my students love to read and I want to give them material that will challenge them and continue to help them grow. They have been asking about many of the titles that I have chosen and these books would mean the world to us!

My Project

These books would be used on a daily basis. We will be implementing the Daily 5 strategies within our literacy block. Students will be encouraged to read to self, to a partner, and do other activities with their texts. Students will be taught how to choose books that are a perfect fit for their reading level. They will be able to use these texts to support their learning and development. They will read books such as The Mitten and Amilia's Notebook.

The donations for this project will improve my classroom because they will create a rich literacy environment.

Every classroom needs to have books and they deserve to have the best quality literature around them! I know they would appreciate this incredible donation towards our classroom learning. I want to give my students every opportunity to find their passion for reading!

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Boxcar Children Bookshelf (The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Books 1-12) • Amazon Business $34.58 1 $34.58
Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set • Amazon Business $20.96 1 $20.96
Roald Dahl Magical Gift Set (4 Books) • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
Roald Dahl Magical Gift Set (4 Books) • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
Junie B. Jones's Third Boxed Set Ever! (Books 9-12) • Amazon Business $14.38 1 $14.38
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book Box Set: Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons • Amazon Business $13.18 1 $13.18
If You Take a Mouse to School • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $12.60 1 $12.60
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $12.52 1 $12.52
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 13-16: Vacation Under the Volcano, Day of the Dragon King, Viking Ships at Sunrise, and Hour of the Olympics • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
The Mitten • Amazon Business $11.91 1 $11.91
Amelia's Notebook • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
David Goes To School • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Wayside School Boxed Set: Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideway Stories from Wayside School • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
It's Hard To Be a Verb! • Amazon Business $9.72 1 $9.72
Dot • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
Wonder • Amazon Business $8.41 1 $8.41
Scaredy Squirrel • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Frindle • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1 • Amazon Business $7.16 1 $7.16
Dear Mr. Blueberry (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Charlotte's Web (Trophy Newbery) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Beatrice's Goat • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Matilda • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $6.09 1 $6.09
The Snowy Day • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Miss Nelson Is Missing! • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The BFG • Amazon Business $4.91 1 $4.91
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread • Amazon Business $4.43 1 $4.43
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane • Amazon Business $4.16 1 $4.16

Materials cost

$397.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$433.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.49

Total project goal

$509.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$509.96

7 Donors

-$459.96

Donations toward project cost

-$390.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.99

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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