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Ms. Rodriguez from Ventura CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Need to Read!

Help me give my students an array of high interest texts at reading levels for English language learners of all ages.

  • $294 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I school in Southern California, meaning that 100% of our student population receive free breakfast and lunch. Our community is vibrant and diverse, but the neighborhood is also economically depressed and our campus relies on outside funding sources such as Donors Choose and grants to academically support our students.

Regardless of challenges, our students have quick minds and kind hearts; they are always committed to trying their best.

Many of them come from homes that are struggling socio-economically, and/or homes where English is not the primary language. Most of our students are dependent on school for access to technology, literature, and new experiences. Without exposure to these resources at school, many of my students would go without. Thank you for supporting our enthusiastic classroom community!

My Project

Our library is visited daily by classes ranging from grades Kindergarten to Fifth Grade. The books in our library are well loved and handled excessively. Some books are literally falling apart with loose pages. Our school is in need of new lower level texts that will reach a wide variety of readers.

By supporting this project, you will be giving underserved elementary students access to engaging, academic texts of various reading levels.

These books will give students the opportunity to learn about bees, baby animals, and character building! Our English language learners and students with special needs will have access to fiction at their level. Your contribution also reminds students that our community is valuable, and that their education is important. Thank you for your consideration.

Ms. Rodriguez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 450 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dogs and Their Puppies: A 4D Book (Animal Offspring) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Being Grateful (Bullfrog Books: Building Character) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Resisting Bullying (Bullfrog Books: Building Character) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Ducks and Their Ducklings: A 4D Book (Animal Offspring) • Amazon Business $17.53 1 $17.53
Cows and Their Calves: A 4D Book (Animal Offspring) • Amazon Business $17.13 1 $17.13
Showing Kindness (Bullfrog Books: Building Character) • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
Bad Kitty Does Not Like Candy (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
Dance, Dance, Dance!: A Horse and Buggy Tale (I Like to Read) • Amazon Business $5.61 1 $5.61
Duck, Duck, Dinosaur: Perfect Pumpkin (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pete the Cat's Groovy Bake Sale (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Woof and Quack in Winter (reader) (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Meet Woof and Quack (reader) (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers L1 LEGO Star Wars Secrets of the Dark Side • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Buzz, Bee! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Climb, Koala! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Duck, Duck, Dinosaur: Snowy Surprise (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Batman Has a Plan • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Fancy Nancy: JoJo and Daddy Bake a Cake (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Berenstain Bears Play Football! (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$198.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$249.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.96

Total project goal

$293.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$293.07

6 Donors

-$238.07

Donations toward project cost

-$202.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.71

match offer

-$55.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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