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Mrs. Wellbaum from Fairfield CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Open Our Eyes, Ears and Minds to a Good Book

My students need a books that include classics such as "A Wrinkle in Time" and "James and The Giant Peach" and for the primary grades "Harold and the Purple Crayon" with CD's.

  • $560 goal

This project expired on July 5, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember reading your favorite book as a kid and loving it so much that you wanted to read it over and over. Books open up a world like nothing before and I want to give my students the opportunity to experience some of the most amazing worlds out there.

I teach an amazing group of kids in grades 1st-6th.

Our program is at a community day school and though my students are here because they made a bad choice, they are all good kids that deserve every opportunity to learn and be successful. I always tell my students that their one bad choice doesn't have to define who they are if they are willing to take a better path now.

My Project

The resources I'm requesting are classic books at various grade levels. These are all books that will inspire my students to read more, and since they all come with Cd's, it will provide my students the opportunity to develop fluency and listening skills. Since these resources will create a love of reading, it will help my students carry this through their life. Reading opens so many doors and provides opportunities to learn more and experience things my students never would before.

These books with accompanying Cd's will be the catalyst for my students developing a love of reading.

When kids love to read new worlds open at their feet and lead to a life long for reading and learning.

Mrs. Wellbaum
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE455 - A Wrinkle in Time CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $47.50 1 $47.50
RE186 - Superfudge CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $43.50 1 $43.50
RE301 - If the Dinosaurs Came Back CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE936 - Miss Nelson is Missing! CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $38.50 1 $38.50
RE841 - Harold and the Purple Crayon CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE194 - The Big Hungry Bear CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $44.50 1 $44.50
RE929 - Hatchet CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $47.50 1 $47.50
RE688 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $53.50 1 $53.50
RE686 - James and the Giant Peach CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $42.50 1 $42.50

Materials cost

$398.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$475.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.99

Total project goal

$559.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$559.93

1 Donor

-$559.93

Donations toward project cost

-$475.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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