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Mrs. Clancy from Santa Clara CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Opening the World for Rising Readers

Help me give my students nonfiction books that are engaging, colorful (currently, many of our books are black and white) and interesting.

  • $331 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright and enthusiastic kindergarten through 2nd graders who need a little extra help in reading. They come to me eager to learn and engage with books.

The students I teach come from different backgrounds, have different interests and have varied life experiences, but they all love books.

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing a student connect to and get excited about a book. The right book can make a student beam with pride and a sense of accomplishment. I strive to give my students that feeling every day.

My Project

Imagine being a struggling reader eager to learn about space or redwood trees or tropical fish, but the book has only black and white photographs. As a Literacy Intervention Teacher, I strive to engage my students daily with books that introduce them to a world of topics. Many of my students have limited life experiences, and are eager to learn about our world. However, the books we have available do not have features that help with comprehension.

Students need books that have high quality text and pictures for engagement and understanding.

I am seeking quality nonfiction leveled readers for my students.

When students come to me for reading assistance, I want to be able to hand them a book that brings a gleam to their eyes and a smile to their face. This project will help me excite struggling readers.

Mrs. Clancy
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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
Rising Reader Leveled Single Copy Book Set- Science Vol. 2 Levels D-I • Nasco $51.95 4 $207.80

Materials cost

$207.80

Vendor shipping charges

$20.78

State sales tax

$19.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$280.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.54

Total project goal

$330.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$330.25

1 Donor

-$330.25

Donations toward project cost

-$280.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.54

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$0.00

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