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

Picture Perfect Library

The cost of 20 art books for this proposal is $375, 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>.

  • $398 goal

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I am a second year art teacher of approximately 900 K-5 students who love to learn about artists and the art that they make. I would like to use my students' interests to encourage them to read more, and feel that a library of art books within our art room would help facilitate this. The library would include books about artists, art history, and art techniques. I would also like to include Caldecott award winners and other well-illustrated picture books. This collection of books will be accessible to all students as well as classroom teachers on a daily basis throughout the school year. The benefits I expect to reap are a student body well-read and well-versed in the world of art, improved reading skills, and increased cross-curricular partnering between myself and the regular classroom teachers in my school. I would like to start building this library with a varied selection of art books for children and will add to it as I am able. My students are always excited when I bring a new book to class, so I know they would love to see an entire library in their art room!

Mrs. Payton
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 900 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NOTABLE WOMEN ARTISTS ST5 • Nasco $21.20 1 $21.20
MASTERS OF ART-CHAGALL • Nasco $19.12 1 $19.12
MASTERS OF ART-MICHELANGLO • Nasco $19.12 1 $19.12
MASTERS OF ART-RENAISSANCE • Nasco $19.12 1 $19.12
MASTERS OF ART-PICASSO • Nasco $19.12 1 $19.12
MATISSE & PICASSO • Nasco $16.95 1 $16.95
MONET/IMPRSSNST F/KIDS • Nasco $15.25 1 $15.25
LEONARDO DA VINCI F/KID BK • Nasco $14.40 1 $14.40
CAMILLE & SUNFLOWERS BK • Nasco $12.70 1 $12.70
DEGAS & THE DANCER BK • Nasco $12.70 1 $12.70
PICASSO & GRIL W/PNYTL BK • Nasco $12.70 1 $12.70
LEONARDO & FLYING BOY BK • Nasco $12.70 1 $12.70
Linnea In Monet's Garden • Recorded Books, LLC $10.75 1 $10.75
LETS MEET FAMOUS ARTISTS • Nasco $9.30 1 $9.30
GET TO KNOW REMBRANDT BOOK • Nasco $7.09 1 $7.09
GET TO KNOW DA VINCI BOOK • Nasco $7.09 1 $7.09
GET TO KNOW PICASSO BOOK • Nasco $7.09 1 $7.09
GET TO KNOW MONET BOOK • Nasco $7.09 1 $7.09
GET TO KNOW CASSATT BOOK • Nasco $7.09 1 $7.09
GET TO KNOW VAN GOGH BOOK • Nasco $7.09 1 $7.09

Materials cost

$257.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$325.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.55

Total project goal

$397.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$397.50

4 Donors

-$361.00

Donations toward project cost

-$326.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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