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

Read Across 2nd Grade!

My students need Dr. Seuss reading books and celebratory materials for Read Across America week!

  • $253 goal

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My Students

My students come to our classroom every day full of energy and excitement and eager to start our day of learning! As a charter school serving over 600 students, we provide increased opportunities to students of low income families and diverse cultures. As a class of many cultures, we love to explore the different countries of the world in books, educational videos, and through sharing personal experiences.

Each day I come to work I am privileged to educate and inspire our future leaders, scientists, writers, teachers, world travelers... ANYTHING these students dream to be!

My Project

Our school will be celebrating Read Across America week starting February 26! We will be reading some of Dr.Seuss' books as a class and students will be independently reading his books, as well. Although we have a few Dr. Seuss books in our classroom, we do not have enough for all students to read! I am requesting book collections and individual books for all of my students to enjoy.

Since Read Across America is a week of celebrating our reading skills, I am also requesting a few additional materials for our classroom.

Help us celebrate our reading skills and Read Across 2nd Grade!

Ms. Paton
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks) • Amazon Business $32.66 1 $32.66
Dr. Seuss's Second Beginner Book Collection • Amazon Business $30.76 1 $30.76
Your Favorite Seuss (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $22.05 1 $22.05
Eureka Dr. Seuss Punch Out Reusable Decorative 4-Inch Letters, Stripes, Set of 200 (487215) • Amazon Business $10.44 2 $20.88
Eureka Dr. Seuss Dimensional Look Deco Trim • Amazon Business $5.29 3 $15.87
Eureka Dr. Seuss Pennant Banner, Measures 10 ft long • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Eureka Dr. Seuss Blank Directional Signs Mini Bulletin Board Set • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Raymond Geddes Dr. Seuss Book Eraser 48 Pack (69689) • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Dr Seuss Bookmark Assortment Set, 50 Pieces (66869) • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Dr. Seuss: The Great Doodler (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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