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Ms. Ellberg from Berkeley CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ravenous Readers Need Books About California

Help me give my students new classroom library books about California and California History.

  • $208 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of fourth graders who attend an urban, public elementary school in Northern California. My students come from a variety of socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds and speak a variety of languages. They come to school with a broad range of learning experiences.

My students are eager to learn and do their best.

They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can to be successful one day. My students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day!

My Project

Donations to this project will not only enhance our classroom library, but help students with their literacy skills such as fluency and comprehension. We study California geography and history this year and the titles I have selected here are related to California.

Your help will allow my students to experience literature at their level.

This is exactly what they need (along with instruction) for them to become better readers. By giving our class books (multiple copies of the same titles for buddy reading) you will help me help them to learn to read and enhance their love of reading!

This will have lasting impacts on the life of my students by cultivating their already existing love of reading and hopefully create life-long independent readers.

Ms. Ellberg
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What's Great About California? (Our Great States) • Amazon Business $7.80 2 $15.60
Larry Gets Lost in Los Angeles • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
G is for Golden: A California Alphabet • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Larry Gets Lost in San Diego • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Larry Gets Lost in San Francisco • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
This is San Francisco [A Children's Classic] • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Love Is All Around California • Amazon Business $12.27 1 $12.27
Exploration of California (Primary Source Readers) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Geography of California (Primary Source Readers) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
State Shapes: California • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Larry Loves San Francisco!: A Larry Gets Lost Book • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$132.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$176.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.13

Total project goal

$207.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.54

4 Donors

-$207.54

Donations toward project cost

-$176.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.13

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$0.00

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