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Ms. Cardenas
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $136 for now
  • $271 still needed
1 day left

Our Growing Library

Help me give my students a variety of high interest books for our classroom library.

My Students

My wonderful students live and attend school in an urban area. They come to school every day with positive attitudes and lots of enthusiasm to learn. They love to read and express their thoughts with their classmates. They want to be the best they can be.

My students have a tremendous love for reading, writing, and learning.

They are determined to succeed despite the odds.

I want to provide each one of them with the best instruction to help them achieve their academic goals.

My Project

I have requested high interest books from popular series such as National Geographic Readers, Cam Jansen, Ready, Freddy, along with other books I feel my students will be interested in reading. The books will be added to our classroom library. They will be used for read-alouds, during independent reading time, and as part of my lending library.

Students need these books to practice their reading comprehension strategies and to improve fluency.

Your kind donations will provide my students with books that will fascinate them and get them excited about reading.These additions to our library will help my students with their comprehension and will finally give them access to books that they will want to read from cover to cover.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale (Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.81 1 $13.81
How to Read a Story: (Illustrated Children's Book, Picture Book for Kids, Read Aloud Kindergarten Books) • Amazon Business $13.27 1 $13.27
Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
National Geographic Readers: In the Ocean (L1/Co-reader) • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Adelita • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Make Slime: A 4D Book (Hands-On Science Fun) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Camping Catastrophe! (Ready, Freddy #14) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ready, Freddy! #4: Don't Sit On My Lunch: Don't Sit On My Lunch! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Ready, Freddy! #18: The Perfect Present • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The King of Show-And-Tell (Ready, Freddy! #2) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Ready, Freddy! #3: Homework Hassles • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
National Geographic Readers: Animals in the City (L2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Plants (Level 1 Co-reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sammy and the Pecan Pie: Habit 4 (4) (The 7 Habits of Happy Kids) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Just the Way I Am: Habit 1 (1) (The 7 Habits of Happy Kids) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
When I Grow Up: Habit 2 (2) (The 7 Habits of Happy Kids) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
A Place for Everything: Habit 3 (3) (The 7 Habits of Happy Kids) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sophie and the Perfect Poem: Habit 6 (6) (The 7 Habits of Happy Kids) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Lily and the Yucky Cookies: Habit 5 (5) (The 7 Habits of Happy Kids) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Glowing Animals (L1/Co-Reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Animal Architects (L3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Paws for a Cause: A Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pug’s Snow Day: A Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Take a Hike!: An Acorn Book (Moby Shinobi and Toby Too! #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Farm Animals (Level 1 Co-reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Cats (Level 1 Co-reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Turtles • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Tide Pools (L1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Kids Readers: Animal Armor (L1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: City/Country (Level 1 Co-reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Super Rabbit All-Stars!: A Branches Book (Press Start!) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
National Geographic Readers: Animals That Change Color (L2) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
National Geographic Readers: Alien Ocean Animals (L3) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
National Geographic Readers: Ink! (L3): 100 Fun Facts About Octopuses, Squid, and More • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Bo and the Dragon-Pup: A Branches Book (Unicorn Diaries) • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
National Geographic Kids Readers: Real Dragons (L1/Co-reader) • Amazon Business $4.58 1 $4.58
Alligators and Crocodiles • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50
National Geographic Readers: Bears • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50
Surf's Up!: An Acorn Book (Moby Shinobi and Toby Too!) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Pooches of Power! (DC Super-Pets) • Amazon Business $4.46 1 $4.46
Ninja at the Pet Shop (Scholastic Reader, Level 1: Moby Shinobi) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Giraffes • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Sea Otters • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
ASPCA kids: Rescue Readers: I Am Nibbles: Level 2 (3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Cam Jansen: Cam Jansen and the Valentine Baby Mystery #25 • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Ninja at the Firehouse (Moby Shinobi: Scholastic Reader, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Young Cam Jansen and the Pizza Shop Mystery • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$257.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.49

Total project goal

$369.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.94

3 Donors

-$85.00

Donations toward project cost

-$76.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Google.org match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$270.53

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Project Activity

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