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Mrs. Herring from Kinston NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read All About It! Books for Emerging Readers

Help me give my students new read aloud books to deepen their understanding of print concepts and story elements.

  • $372 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a sweet group of 22 kindergarteners! These students attend a Title I school in Eastern North Carolina where the majority of them come from low-income families and face many challenges at home. Over 90% of the school's population live in poverty and all receive free breakfast and lunch. Their parents work hard to provide for them so they are left with very little time to help my students academically. Some of my students have never had any prior school experience or exposure to learning opportunities until enrolled in kindergarten.

Despite these challenges, my babies come in every morning eager to learn with a smile on their face!

My Project

My kindergarten students love to sit on the carpet and hear a class read aloud! We are in need of new books to read in our classroom that teach us about manners, rules, important holidays, seasons and more. We currently make do by using youtube read aloud channels when needed but my students would benefit from having these books to read and hold themselves.

This would encourage them to read more often and to deepen their understanding of story elements and print concepts.

My students love being read to and I would love to be able to give them new and exciting books.

Mrs. Herring
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

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 $24.49 1 $24.49
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
Llama Llama Mess Mess Mess • Amazon Business $12.16 1 $12.16
Llama Llama Loves to Read • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
Enemy Pie : (Reading Rainbow Book, Children’s Book about Kindness, Kids Books about Learning) • Amazon Business $9.52 1 $9.52
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.31 1 $9.31
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $8.83 1 $8.83
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.08 1 $8.08
• Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Llama Llama Red Pajama • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Day It Rained Hearts • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
How to Catch a Mermaid • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Room on the Broom • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Pout-Pout Fish • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Giraffes Can't Dance • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Wonky Donkey • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sneezy the Snowman • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00

Materials cost

$261.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$315.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.66

Total project goal

$371.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$371.06

2 Donors

-$321.06

Donations toward project cost

-$272.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.16

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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