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Ms. Light from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pigeons, Elephants, and Piggies, Oh My!

Help me give my students the books We Are in a Book! and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

  • $538 goal

This project expired on January 22, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello, Pre K! I now have the privilege to teach and inspire our youngest students! I teach 20 of the sweetest, hard-working kids you'll ever met! I have 16 boys and 4 girls. They all have the sweetest smiles! We are a Title I school that prides itself on making sure that all students know they can succeed. The majority of our children are eligible to participate in the free lunch and breakfast program. My students are kind-hearted and are determined to do their best every single day!

My Project

I am requesting the books Don't let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and We Are in a Book! for each one of my students. My students do not have books in their home and have missed out on early literacy activities. These two wonderful books will be theirs to keep. They will be their forever books! We will read each book over and over in class. We will talk about how to properly love and care for each book. We will also talk about the parts of the book and practice carefully turning the pages.

Then the real magic will happen.

The children will get to take the books home! They will get to share their love of these stories with the whole family! They will be so excited. They will also have ownership of the books because these books will get to stay home with them. I hope this will spark a love of books in each one of their beautiful hearts.

Ms. Light
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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46 donors46 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • Amazon Business $12.99 20 $259.80
We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.04 20 $160.80

Materials cost

$420.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$456.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.63

Total project goal

$537.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$537.54

45 Donors

-$341.00

Donations toward project cost

-$300.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.50

match offer

-$184.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$156.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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