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Mrs. DeStephanis from Folcroft PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Novels for Avid First Grade Readers

Help me give my students new novel sets so they can read, read, read!

  • $382 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a reading specialist, I work with struggling readers in first and second grade. Reading does not come easily to many of my students. These students will become good readers, but they need a little help.

We have both academic challenges and significant socioeconomic challenges.

At my school, 100% of our students qualify to receive free or reduced-price lunch which means it is categorized as "highest poverty." All students deserve the same educational opportunities, but my students are at a disadvantage.

I try to give my students quality instruction, quality materials, and a quality learning environment.

My Project

Our first grade avid readers are eager to use their new reading abilities. However, they need more novel sets. They are reading everything we give them and hungry for more! We want to keep up the enthusiasm as well as the reading practice.

Please donate toward some classic beginning reader class novel sets, specifically Stone Soup, Morris Goes to School, and Mr. Putter and Tabby.

Our students will love these books!

We want to keep our students excited about reading good books. We also want them to practice their reading skills on increasingly more challenging books.

Please consider helping us to achieve our goal!

Mrs. DeStephanis
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Putter & Tabby Walk The Dog • AKJ Education $4.37 25 $109.25
Morris Goes to School • AKJ Education $3.64 25 $91.00
Stone Soup • AKJ Education $3.59 25 $89.75

Materials cost

$290.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$324.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.24

Total project goal

$381.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$381.59

2 Donors

-$312.00

Donations toward project cost

-$265.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.80

match offer

-$69.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.44

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$0.00

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