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Mrs. Hedrick from Thomasville NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh, the Places We Can Go With Dr. Seuss Books!

My students need copies of Dr. Seuss books, such as "O, The Places You'll Go" and "And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street", the first book he wrote.

  • $492 goal

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My Students

Our school is located on the outskirts of Thomasville, NC. We serve students in grades Pre-K to 5, and we are a Title 1 school. More than 60% of our students are economically disadvantaged. There are approximately 450 students in our entire student body, and there are many avid readers in this group.

Our students love to read books written by Theodor Seuss Geisel, and he is one of their favorite authors.

He is usually better known as "Dr. Seuss". His use of rhyme, make-believe words, and tongue-twisters provide hours of entertainment and learning for students and their parents as they read together.

We would like to celebrate "Dr. Seuss'" birthday on March second, which is also "Read Across America Day", but our library collection lacks an adequate number of copies and many have become tattered and need replacing. We lack funding to purchase books by this incredible author. Please help us provide these books for our students, and promote literacy in our community as we celebrate this favorite author.

My Project

Access to copies of Dr. Seuss books will provide students opportunities for educational entertainment. These titles will also assist in improving student reading fluency and comprehension. Dr. Seuss's unique way of writing and the use of rhyme helps children understand language.

Many of our Seuss titles are tattered and worn, evidence that these books are among the most popular and well-loved books in our collection.

Reluctant readers are drawn to his characters and writing style, encouraging even the most uncertain to attempt and enjoy Dr. Seuss books.

These books will be placed in the school media center, and will be made available to all students, teachers, and staff members. These titles will also be utilized for special occasions, such as March 2nd. This is Dr. Seuss's birthday, and our school will participate in "Read Across America" on this day in his honor.

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

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This project will reach 225 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Dr Seuss's Sleep Book • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Sneetches and Other Stories • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
McElligot's Pool (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
The King's Stilts (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
The Butter Battle Book: (New York Times Notable Book of the Year) (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Oh, the Places You'll Go!   • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
Daisy-Head Mayzie (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Hunches in Bunches (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
If I Ran the Circus (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $11.35 1 $11.35
Happy Birthday to You! • Amazon Business $11.03 1 $11.03
If I Ran the Zoo (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Horton Hears a Who! • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Scrambled Eggs Super! (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.35 1 $10.35
You're Only Old Once!: A Book for Obsolete Children • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Come Over to My House (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Hooper Humperdink...? Not Him! (Bright & Early Books(R)) • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
On Beyond Zebra! (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
What Was I Scared Of?: A Glow-in-the Dark Encounter (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
Hop on Pop (I Can Read It All By Myself) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
My Many Colored Days • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92
In a People House (Bright & Early Books(R)) • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (I Can Read It All by Myself) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Green Eggs and Ham • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
The Cat in the Hat • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
The Lorax (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49

Materials cost

$354.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.75

Total project goal

$491.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$491.65

6 Donors

-$430.76

Donations toward project cost

-$366.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.86

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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