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Ms. Choi from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Books for Growing Minds

Help me give my students independent reading books and books about social emotional topics, community members, and diversity.

  • $525 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every morning, I walk into my classroom, and I know that my day will be filled with 27 amazing kindergartners. These students have an extreme amount of love for learning that I have never seen before! They love reading, writing, and doing math.

My school is located in the heart of a great neighborhood in Philadelphia.

We are a Title I public school that lacks the funding and the necessary resources, but we make do with what we do have.

My students have the desire to acquire knowledge and be engaged in the learning process. My goal is to support this intrinsic motivation with hands-on opportunities.

My Project

These books will help my students immensely! Research shows that students should be reading on their level. These independent reading books will allow my kindergarteners to read stories on their level, which is where students grow the most! These books will help my students read not only at school but also at home.

The books about kindness, children of color, and community workers will give my students an opportunity to learn about people and emotions.

Kindergarteners are the future of our world. Thus, they need to learn about these things to educate themselves about the world. My students will learn and grow so much from all of these books!

Ms. Choi
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guided Reading Collection: Level B Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $94.91 1 $94.91
Guided Reading Collection: Level A Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $91.91 1 $91.91
AA937 - Children of the World Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
PP169 - Community Workers Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
TT933 - Lakeshore Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Kindness Pack: Grades K-2 ( Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $30.00 1 $30.00

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