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Ms. Cacibauda from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Today, Leaders Tomorrow!

My students need leveled books that range from grade levels K-2.

  • $788 goal

This project expired on January 11, 2017.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to their neighborhood school in Southeast DC every day with a smile on their face. Our school guides them through their learning and gives them 3 meals a day. We work hard, learn a lot, and always make sure to have fun during our 8 hours together.

For many of them, their day has only started when they go home to more hardships and responsibilities than any 3rd grader should face.

Despite their personal struggles, my students show up every day and are excited to learn. At the end of every day, no matter how exhausting a day it was, I cannot help but sit back and admire the tenacity of each and every one of my wonderful students.

My Project

My students need leveled books that range from the grade levels K-2. While I have leveled book sets for grades 3rd and up, I have struggling readers that need books on their level, and I do not have many for them.

Many of my students do not have books on their level to read at home.

Therefore, it is important that they have the appropriate books at school so that they can improve their reading skills and rise up to grade level. These book sets will give my students multiple options when they are picking books to go in their book baggies for independent reading.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL715 - Level E Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.00 1 $35.00
LL711 - Level A Nonfiction Extra Book Set - K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
LL716 - Level F Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
LL717 - Level G Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT972 - Level B Extra Book Set - K - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT916 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT917 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
AA833 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
LL712 - Level B Nonfiction Extra Book Set - K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
TT915 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
LL714 - Level D Nonfiction Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA839 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA835 - Level C Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
AA834 - Level B Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
AA838 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
TT974 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
LL713 - Level C Nonfiction Extra Book Set - K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.00 1 $24.00
TT911 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.00 1 $23.00
TT973 - Level C Extra Book Set - K - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.00 1 $23.00

Materials cost

$595.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$669.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.17

Total project goal

$787.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$787.79

7 Donors

-$717.92

Donations toward project cost

-$669.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$69.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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