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  • $847 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Astugue
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Our Classroom Needs Books!

The cost of books for a classroom library, such as Building Character Book Set, L Is for Louisiana, From Tadpole to Frog and many more, is $857, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I began this school year teaching at Brock Elementary School in Slidell, Louisiana. Because of Hurricane Katrina, about five feet of water completely destroyed my classroom. Everything in my classroom - including every book that I have purchased or been given - was ruined by the floodwaters. My losses were not insured. Thankfully, my job was spared, and I was transferred to another school in the district. I now teach sixteen Transitional First Grade students, all of who were affected to varying degrees by Hurricane Katrina. These children have been through so much, yet have shown so much resiliency. I lost hundreds of dollars worth of literature in the Hurricane - everything from classic children's books to themed holiday books and more. Any teacher will tell you the importance of having an abundance of literature available to the students. Our parish has a Guaranteed Curriculum which we must follow carefully. The T-1 Curriculum is literature based - with different books that go along with the letters of the alphabet each week. I no longer have many of the books that go with our curriculum. I would love to have these books to use in our classroom. I have chosen all of the books in our curriculum, as well as some books about our state - Louisiana, and some Character Education books. I feel these would be a wonderful benefit to all our children.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FB504 - Building Character Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $35.00 1 $35.00
Three Billy Goats Gruff Janet Stevens, Janet Stevens (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $24.25 1 $24.25
Boas Mary Ann McDonald • Barnes and Noble $23.07 1 $23.07
It Looked like Spilt Milk Big Book Charles Green G. Shaw, Charles Green Shaw (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $19.79 1 $19.79
Five Little Monkeys Finger Puppet Playset Manufactured by MerryMakers, Eileen Christelow • Barnes and Noble $18.00 1 $18.00
Turtles Take Their Time Allan Fowler • Barnes and Noble $17.55 1 $17.55
P is for Pelican: A Louisiana Alphabet Anita Prieto, Laura Knorr (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $16.15 1 $16.15
The Hat Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
There's an Alligator under My Bed Mercer Mayer, Mercer Mayer (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Ziggy's Blue-Ribbon Day Claudia Mills, R. W. Alley (Illustrator), Robert W. Alley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.40 1 $14.40
Imogene's Antlers David Small (Illustrator), Read by Randye Kaye • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Mimi's First Mardi Gras Alice W. Couvillon, Elizabeth Moore, Marilyn C. Rougelot (Illustrator), Marilyn Carter Rougelot (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
The Umbrella Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.56 1 $13.56
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.56 1 $13.56
I Know My Short Vowels (LeapPad Phonics) LeapFrog, LeapFrog (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.89 1 $11.89
Very Busy Spider Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $9.59 1 $9.59
Mary Wore Her Red Dress and Henry Wore His Green Sneakers Merle Peek, Merle Peek (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Cassette with Book) Eileen Christelow, Brilliance Corporation • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Katy No-Pocket Emmy Payne, H. A. Rey (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Ira Sleeps Over Bernard Waber • Barnes and Noble $8.95 1 $8.95
Owen Kevin Henkes • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Frog and Toad Are Friends: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) Arnold Lobel, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
The Mitten Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Strega Nona Tomie de Paola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
L Is for Louisiana Cecilia Casrill Casrill Dartez • Barnes and Noble $7.15 1 $7.15
Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z Lois Ehlert, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.30 1 $6.30
Rooster's off to See the World Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash Trinka Hakes Noble, Steven Kellogg (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Letter to Amy Ezra Jack Keats, Ezra Jack Keats (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Today Is Monday Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Edward the Emu Sheena Knowles, Rod Clement (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Emperor's Egg Martin Jenkins, Jane Chapman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
It Looked Like Spilt Milk Charles G. Shaw, Charles G. Shaw (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Happy Birthday, Moon Frank Asch, Frank Asch (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Roxaboxen Alice McLerran, Barbara Cooney (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Umbrella Taro Yashima, Taro Yashima (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Bill Martin, John Archambault, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Quilt Ann Jonas • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
A My Name Is Alice Jane Bayer, Steven Kellogg (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Gentle Giant Octopus Karen Wallace, Mike Bostock (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Snowy Day Ezra Jack Keats, Ezra Jack Keats (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Three Billy Goats Gruff Paul Galdone, Paul Galdone (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Cloud Book Tomie de Paola, Tomie de Paola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Doctor De Soto William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Kangaroo Sabrina Crewe, David Webb (Illustrator), David Webb • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti Adapted by Gerald McDermott, Gerald McDermott, Gerald McDermott (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Yo! Yes? Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
One Monday Morning Uri Shulevitz • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
The Tortoise and the Hare: An Aesop Fable Adapted by Janet Stevens, Janet Stevens (Illustrator), Aesop • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Zoo-Looking Mem Fox, Candace Whitman (Illustrator), Judith DuFour Love (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.40 1 $5.40
Quilt Story Tony Johnston, Tomie de Paola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Jump, Frog, Jump! Robert Kalan, Byron Barton (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Is Your Mama a Llama? Deborah Guarino, Steven Kellogg (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Strega Nona: Her Story As Told to Tomie dePaola, J. Bonnell (Editor), Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Ira Says Goodbye Bernard Waber • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree Eileen Christelow, Eileen Christelow (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car Eileen Christelow, Eileen Christelow (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
From Tadpole to Frog Wendy Pfeffer, Holly Keller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Good Morning, Chick! Keith Faulkner, Manhar Chauhan (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
From Tadpole to Frog Jan Kottke • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
The Old Man's Mitten: A Traditional Tale Retold by Yevonne Pollock, Trish Hill (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
Snap!: A Book about Alligators and Crocodiles Melvin Berger, Gilda Berger • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Six Silly Foxes Alex Moran, Keith Baker (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.55 1 $3.55
The Little Red Hen J. P. Miller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $2.69 1 $2.69
Strega Nona Manufactured by Frank Schaffer Publications • Barnes and Noble $2.24 1 $2.24

Materials cost

$600.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$693.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$152.33

Total project goal

$846.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$846.26

1 Donor

-$832.72

Donations toward project cost

-$694.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$138.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 16 students.

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