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  • $831 goal

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Ms. Boswell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

READ: We can go far with books!

My students need books to read with their families. My students need a variety of fiction and nonfiction books such as "Creepy Carrots", and "This is Not My Hat", to promote a home-school connection.

My Students

Look, Ms. Bailey, I found a sight word. My heart soars when my students begin doing this each year. In kindergarten we rhyme, learn letter names, sounds and then work on recognizing sight words. It eventually begins to click and their eyes light up when they can finally "read" words!

My students live in a rural area.

Many parents are unmarried, single parents. My students are on free or reduced lunch and often do not have experiences with books until they reach school. Our school opened this year. We did not receive any new items since it was not in the budget.

My Project

My students are curious and excited about learning. Each season, month or holiday, as I share my personal books in our class library students wait with anticipation, until I give them permission to browse. They bring me their favorite title, often just because they like the illustration on the cover. I read and reread my books and regret I do not have books to send home nightly. This class collection of books including Creepy Carrots, and This is Not My Hat, will allow me to do this. The students will share their love of books with their families.

I fully believe that teaching a child to read and write is empowering.

They are able to form their own opinions, grow their interests and understand new ideas. Books are the beginning of their insight into this empowerment. Simply providing books into an environment where they are not available CAN make a difference.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PreK-K Classic Grade Level Library • AKJ Books $116.85 1 $116.85
PK- K Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set • AKJ Books $58.32 1 $58.32
PreK-K Favorites • AKJ Books $47.26 1 $47.26
PK-K High Interest, Low-Readability • AKJ Books $42.19 1 $42.19
Favorite Author Study - Dr. Seuss • AKJ Books $39.92 1 $39.92
Favorite Author Study - Dr. Seuss • AKJ Books $39.92 1 $39.92
PreK-K Fiction • AKJ Books $35.33 1 $35.33
BG507 - Best-Buy Book Bags - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 4 $31.96
PreK-K Nonfiction • AKJ Books $31.32 1 $31.32
Favorite Author Study - Paul Galdone • AKJ Books $30.12 1 $30.12
Favorite Series Sampler - Backyard Books • AKJ Books $25.86 1 $25.86
PK-K Bargain Fiction Assortment • AKJ Books $25.00 1 $25.00
PK-K Bargain Nonfiction Assortment • AKJ Books $25.00 1 $25.00
Favorite Author Study - Mem Fox • AKJ Books $21.45 1 $21.45
Favorite Series Sampler - Hairy Maclary • AKJ Books $20.69 1 $20.69
One Cool Friend • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Creepy Carrots! • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Sleep Like a Tiger • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Extra Yarn • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Green • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
This Is Not My Hat • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67

Materials cost

$666.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$706.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$124.64

Total project goal

$830.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$830.95

1 Donor

-$830.00

Donations toward project cost

-$705.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$124.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 23 students.

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