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Ms. Whalen from Arcadia FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers in Need of a Good Book!

My students need a variety of leveled books for independent reading time.

  • $232 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second graders attend school in a high-poverty rural district. School can be tough, but these students face numerous obstacles everyday that make learning even tougher! Even though life may be challenging, these second graders come to school ready to learn!

My second graders are a group of amazing kids!

With state testing in their future, it is my goal to supply them with as many materials as I can to assist them in become proficient, competent, and passionate learners!

My Project

A good book holds a lot of power, especially for new readers. I recently switched from third grade to second grade this school year. With a new grade level comes new challenges, and addressing the needs of my readers is one of them.

We are in need of a variety of leveled readers to help encourage and support the needs of newer readers.

These students are not only learning to read, but also growing confidence in their ability. A supply of "just-right" books will help my students build their ability, stamina, and desire to read by enabling them to select something that is right on their level.

Ms. Whalen
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 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Just Keep Swimming (Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo) • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Best Dad In the Sea (Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo) • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Cinderella's Countdown to the Ball • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Kingdom of Color (Disney Tangled) Step 1 • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Splat the Cat Makes Dad Glad • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My New Boy • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dancing Dinos at the Beach • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Splat and Seymour, Best Friends Forevermore • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Penny and Her Marble • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Unicorn Wings • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Monster Parade A Sticker Reader • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
A Picture for Harold's Room • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Mac and Cheese • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Wake Up, Sun! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Sleeping Beauty Step into Reading (Disney Princess) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Alice in Wonderland (Disney Alice in Wonderland) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Snowman • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Little Mermaid Step into Reading (Disney Princess) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Tale of Two Sisters (Disney Frozen) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Brave Firefighters (Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Big Bear, Little Bear (Disney/Pixar Brave) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Horse and a Hero (Disney Tangled) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Driving School (Disney/Pixar Cars) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Fairy-Tale Fall (Disney Princess) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Big Snowman, Little Snowman (Disney Frozen) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
101 Dalmatians (Disney 101 Dalmatians) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Party at the Pond • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Tiger Is a Scaredy Cat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I like Stars • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
A Monster is Coming! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Look for the Lorax • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
P.J. Funnybunny's Bag of Tricks • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Super Friends: Going Bananas (DC Super Friends) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Too Cool for School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat: A Pet for Pete • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splat the Cat With a Bang and a Clang • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Drip, Drop • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splat the Cat Blow, Snow, Blow • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pip Squeak • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Best Summer Ever • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splat the Cat: The Rain Is a Pain • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splat the Cat Takes the Cake • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Penny and Her Doll • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Name of the Game • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pinkalicious: Pink Around the Rink • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pinkalicious: Pinkie Promise • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Penny of the Pyramids (Mr. Peabody & Sherman) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Pooh's Christmas Sled Ride • AKJ Education $1.00 1 $1.00

Materials cost

$164.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$196.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.71

Total project goal

$231.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$231.38

2 Donors

-$208.44

Donations toward project cost

-$196.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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