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Ms. Jenn from Lakewood NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Piner Lending Library

Help me give my students the books to create a lending library. These books will allow students to bring home the stories we read in class home.

  • $672 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a unique position where I get to service multiple pre-K classrooms as a reading interventionist. Most of the students I work with are Ell’s. The more exposure to vocabulary and books the more they will grow. I do interactive stories and beginner reading/writing skills with them. These kids are so appreciative of anything we do with them. They are inquisitive, smart, funny, and so loving. They unfortunately don’t get the opportunity to bring books home, so I’d love to start a book buddy program for them.

My Project

By starting a lending library with the preschool students, not only are we encouraging and developing a love for reading, we are also bringing a home- school connection. These children can bring the stories we read in school home to read with their families developing more language and vocabulary to help them Succeed. The more exposure to good literature the better language they will develop. The students I have are mainly ELL’s and have little to no language at all. I work with the classes by reading stories that have a lot of colorful pictures and lots of vocabulary to help them pick up and learn the English language. I work with them on letter/sound recognition and uses books is a great way for these little minds to get that exposure they need at this young age.

Ms. Jenn
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BK370X - Classroom Favorites Big Books - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $125.00 1 $125.00
RA770 - Spanish Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
Best of Grades K-1 Picture Books Pack (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
LC496 - Best-Buy Tote Bags - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 3 $65.97
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Single Copy Set) - Box 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $24.95 1 $24.95
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Single Copy Set) - Box 1 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $24.95 1 $24.95
Chicka Chicka 1 2 3 • Teachers' School Supply $17.99 1 $17.99
Are You My Mother • Teachers' School Supply $9.99 1 $9.99
Alexander & The Terrible Horrible • Teachers' School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You • Teachers' School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
Goodnight Moon Paperback • Teachers' School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Paperback • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
The Colors Of Us Paperback • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Sheep In A Jeep Classic Lit Book • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Cliffords Good Deeds • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Clifford The Big Red Dog • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$511.77

Vendor shipping charges

$21.44

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$570.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.75

Total project goal

$671.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$671.64

1 Donor

-$285.44

Donations toward project cost

-$285.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$335.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$285.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$50.37

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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