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  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Reading Fun in the Summer Sun

My students need easy to read book sets that they can check out from me to read independently over the summer break so they don't forget what they've learned.

My Students

How do you become better at soccer or get better at using your iPhone? By practicing! Beginning readers need lots of practice with books that are just right for them, but it is difficult to find these kinds of books. I want to provide easy books for my struggling readers to read over the summer!

My students are first and second graders who have needed extra help learning to read.

They attend a large neighborhood school in South Carolina that has an intensive focus on literacy development. The students desperately want to read interesting books that are easy enough so that the reading is enjoyable. They have a hard time finding enough of these easy books on their own.

My Project

Finding books that beginning readers can read on their own is difficult. The books I have chosen are just right for these readers and are about topics children love - animals, friends, and fun times. By having these books to take home to read over the summer, the students will have just right resources at their fingertips. We hope to prevent the "summer slide" so many children experience by checking out books that are just right for each reader.

Please help prevent the summer slide students have when they don't have the right materials to practice their reading during summer vacation.

Your donation will put books in their hands!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Goes to Day Camp • AKJ Books $3.11 6 $18.66
Hooray for Snail! • AKJ Books $5.45 6 $32.70
A New House for Mole and Mouse • AKJ Books $3.11 6 $18.66
Nicky Upstairs and Down • AKJ Books $3.11 6 $18.66
The Teeny Tiny Woman • AKJ Books $3.11 6 $18.66
Sammy the Seal • AKJ Books $3.11 5 $15.55
Henry & Mudge and the Happy Cat • AKJ Books $3.11 6 $18.66
Where is Muffin • AKJ Books $4.29 6 $25.74
Kick, Pass, and Run • AKJ Books $3.11 6 $18.66
Max • AKJ Books $4.67 6 $28.02
Morris the Moose • AKJ Books $3.11 5 $15.55
TRex Is Missing! • AKJ Books $3.11 6 $18.66
A Friend for Dragon: Dragon''s First Tale Dav Pilkey, Dav Pil • AKJ Books $4.67 6 $28.02

Materials cost

$276.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$334.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.08

Total project goal

$393.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.89

1 Donor

-$167.41

Donations toward project cost

-$167.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$196.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$167.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Townsend Press and one other donor.

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