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Mrs. Pineo from Wesley Chapel FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rays of Sunshine with Sunshine State Readers

My students need all of the new Sunshine State Readers for both Elementary and Middle School.

  • $288 goal

This project expired on December 25, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember getting lost in a book? Well some students never experience that amazing feeling. I teach 41 students Reading and Writing and definitely feel the students need to be exposed to a variety of genres. What better way then to expose them to the new Sunshine State Readers?

I teach at an amazing school that is 100% dedicated to student success.

I teach 41 students Reading and Writing. All of my students are extremely dedicated to their learning and work very hard. It is important for me as their teacher to help develop and foster a love of reading with my students. I know I can get the students excited about reading if I can obtain these new Sunshine State Readers.

My Project

Some of the students are goal-setters and would love to set a goal to read all of the Sunshine State books this year. If I could obtain the books for my classroom I can help my students reach their goal and in turn help improve their reading. The students will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of genres and they will also be able to have book talks about the books.

Donations to this project will be extremely beneficial to the success of my students in reading and writing.

Some of my students never get to experience a new book because their families can't afford to purchase one. By having these new books, the students can develop that love of reading and that excitement for a new book. The students' reading will continue to improve as they read through the list of books.

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

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This project will reach 42 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hooper Finds a Family: A Hurricane Katrina Dog's Survival Tale • Amazon $13.07 1 $13.07
The Adventures of a South Pole Pig: A novel of snow and courage • Amazon $13.05 1 $13.05
The Adventures of Beanboy • Amazon $10.05 1 $10.05
Endangered • Amazon $8.99 1 $8.99
Variant • Amazon $8.99 1 $8.99
Far Far Away • Amazon $8.80 1 $8.80
I, Emma Freke • Amazon $8.78 1 $8.78
The Boy at the End of the World • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
The Apothecary • Amazon $7.19 1 $7.19
Half Upon a Time • Amazon $7.19 1 $7.19
Dorko the Magnificent • Amazon $7.16 1 $7.16
The Sasquatch Escape (The Imaginary Veterinary) • Amazon $7.00 1 $7.00
Dead City • Amazon $6.89 1 $6.89
King of the Mound: My Summer with Satchel Paige • Amazon $6.89 1 $6.89
The Lions of Little Rock • Amazon $6.75 1 $6.75
Ungifted • Amazon $6.75 1 $6.75
Abby Carnelia's One and Only Magical Power • Amazon $6.61 1 $6.61
8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel ö 1 Dog = Chaos • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates #1: Magic Marks the Spot • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
The Ghost of Graylock: (a Hauntings novel) • Amazon $6.16 1 $6.16
Small as an Elephant • Amazon $6.03 1 $6.03
Homesick (Novel) • Amazon $5.99 1 $5.99
When Life Gives You O.J. • Amazon $5.90 1 $5.90
Elvis and the Underdogs • Amazon $5.90 1 $5.90
The Raft • Amazon $5.49 1 $5.49
Stranded • Amazon $5.43 1 $5.43
Capture the Flag • Amazon $5.26 1 $5.26
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • Amazon $5.06 1 $5.06
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin • Amazon $5.06 1 $5.06

Materials cost

$211.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.11

Total project goal

$287.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.39

4 Donors

-$217.39

Donations toward project cost

-$184.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.61

match offer

-$70.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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