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Ms. C. from MI is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Become Leaders

Help me give my students access to high-interest books that build their reading confidence!

  • $525 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Project

I am a second-year teacher working on building my classroom library. Our current selection of books was inherited from a previous teacher. The books are outdated; they're too difficult to read and of low interest. The Xavier Riddle book set is intended to empower my students of color to see people that look like them in books. These books send the message that they can be successful and make an impact on the world.

Most of my 2nd graders are non-readers.

My goal is to build a library of decodable and predictable books that allow my students to feel successful while building a love of books. These books will also be perfect to send home for extra reading practice. They will decrease the homework struggle because they are at the students' level and hold their interest. Many parents and caregivers in my community are also striving readers so these texts will be accessible to them.

Ms. C.
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junior Learning Science Decodables Phase 3 Non-Fiction, Multicolor • Amazon Business $26.75 1 $26.75
Junior Learning Science Decodables Phase 4 Non-Fiction - Earth Science Multi • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Junior Learning Science Decodables Phase 2 Non-Fiction, Multicolor • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Buddy Readers: Levels E & F (Parent Pack): 16 Leveled Books to Help Little Learners Soar as Readers • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
Little Leveled Readers: Level A Box Set: Just the Right Level to Help Young Readers Soar! • Amazon Business $19.49 1 $19.49
Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strategies) Buddy Readers (Parent Pack): Level B: 20 Leveled Books for Little Learners • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Teaching Resources Buddy Readers (Parent Pack): Level A: 20 Leveled Books for Little Learners • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
First Little Readers: Guided Reading Levels G & H (Parent Pack): 16 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $16.79 1 $16.79
Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strategies) Buddy Readers (Parent Pack): Level D: 20 Leveled Books for Little Learners • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Starfall Short-Vowel Pals 16 Decodable Phonics Books • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strategies) Buddy Readers (Parent Pack): Level C: 20 Leveled Books for Little Learners • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Amazing Animals A-D Kindergarten Box Set: Scholastic Early Learners (Guided Reader) • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
I Am...: A Journal for Extraordinary Kids (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $13.21 1 $13.21
Week-by-Week Phonics Packets: 30 Independent Practice Packets That Help Children Learn Key Phonics Skills and Set the Stage for Reading Success • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
I am Muhammad Ali (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
I am Sonia Sotomayor (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
The Yak Pack: Comics & Phonics: Book 2: Learn to read decodable digraph words (The Yak Pack – Phonics & Sight Words) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Yak Pack: Comics & Phonics: Book 4: Learn to read Bossy E words (The Yak Pack – Phonics & Sight Words) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Yak Pack: Comics & Phonics: Book 1: Learn to read decodable short vowel words (The Yak Pack – Phonics & Sight Words) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Yak Pack: Comics & Phonics: Book 3: Learn to read decodable blend words (The Yak Pack – Phonics & Sight Words) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I am Frida Kahlo (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
I am Benjamin Franklin (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I am Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
I am Jackie Robinson (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
World of Reading Marvel Meet the Super Heroes! (Pre-Level 1 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $9.10 1 $9.10
I Am Harriet Tubman (Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
I Am Cleopatra (Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$409.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$445.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.64

Total project goal

$524.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$524.29

6 Donors

-$519.88

Donations toward project cost

-$445.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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