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  • $286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Lunsford
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Please Help Us Read about the Holidays!

My students need 15 fiction books about the Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

My Students

I am the librarian at a small public school which is nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. My school has 150 students of many diverse and unique backgrounds. We are a Title 1 school with well over 65% of our students qualifying for free or reduced lunch. Almost 15% of our students are homeless. Numerous families receive weekend food assistance in their child's backpack from our local food bank.

I hope by adding more recently published holiday books to our library stacks, my students will encouraged to develop a love of reading to last a lifetime.

With your help, my students will be ready and eager to reach their reading goals!

My Project

For many of my students, the only library they will ever visit is the school library. Every week I try to expose my students to new literature and to hopefully develop a love of reading via the traditional storytime. With my younger students, I have done lessons on Caldecott award winners and classic children's books to open their eyes to reading. Sadly, many of my students see reading as uncool and not fun and it is showing in their inability to read at their current grade level. I've asked for library binding or hard cover binding for these books so students for many years to come can enjoy and use these resources. With shrinking school budgets, often books for the media center are a low priority.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
A Charlie Brown Christmas • AKJ Education $17.67 1 $17.67
Click Clack Moo Click Clack Moo • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
How Santa Lost His Job • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Little Santa • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Charlie and the Christmas Kitty • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Hallo-Wiener • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Boo-La-La Witch Spa • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Birdie's Happiest Halloween • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Three Bears' Halloween • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Santasaurus • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
The Hallo-wiener • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost

$194.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.77

Total project goal

$285.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.16

2 Donors

-$285.16

Donations toward project cost

-$242.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 150 students.

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