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Ms. Depaz from Germantown MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Dreaming with Your Eyes Open

My students need a library that is full of age appropriate books which range from different genres, reading levels, and represent diversity.

  • $799 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incoming 2nd grade students in Maryland. I am a 1st year teacher and have yet to meet my students. But I am sure they will be enthusiastic and excited to learn! I hope to engage my students in order to help them be successful learners.

Based on my experience during student teaching in 2nd grade, I learned that students are eager to learn when they are presented with activities and books that spark their interest!

They are excited to learn and work hard!

My Project

As a first year teacher, I want to ensure that my 2nd grade students have a library full of books that make them excited to read. I hope that they fall in love with reading and have the opportunity to enjoy different kinds of books that they may not have access to at home. I would like to give my students access to a variety of books, as well as books that are multicultural.

I would love for my students to see themselves in our classroom library.

I want my students to be represented in our classroom library and also read books that spark their old and some new interests!

Ms. Depaz
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dr. Seuss Book and CD Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.11 1 $50.11
World of Wonder Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $48.41 1 $48.41
Blast into Space Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $48.41 1 $48.41
Discover Animals Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $48.41 1 $48.41
Step into Biomes Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
Animal Species Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
Biographies Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
Space Adventures Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
A to Z Mysteries - Set 1 (Set of 9) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Stellaluna - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.94 1 $22.94
Mouse Paint - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.94 1 $22.94
If You Give a Moose a Muffin - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.24 1 $21.24
If You Give A Pig A Pancake - Hardback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.29 1 $15.29
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog - Hardback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.44 1 $14.44
Are You My Mother (Hardback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.49 1 $8.49
There was a Cold Lady who Swallowed some Snow! Book and CD • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.49 1 $8.49
One Fish, Two Fish - Board Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.64 1 $7.64
Where The Wild Things Are - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.61 1 $7.61
Bunny Money (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
Something Beautiful (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
The Color Of Us (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
Strega Nona (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
From Seed to Plant - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
The Grouchy Ladybug (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
Madeline - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
The Name Jar (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.79 1 $6.79
Little Critter: Good for Me and You • Kaplan Early Learning Company $3.39 2 $6.78
The Doorbell Rang - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.94 1 $5.94
Farmer Duck - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.94 1 $5.94
Animal Smell - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.91 1 $5.91
The Three Little Pigs - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.91 1 $5.91
Junie B. Jones And A Little Monkey Business • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.24 1 $4.24
Junie B. Jones And The Stupid Smelly Bus • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.24 1 $4.24
Frog And Toad Are Friends (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $3.39 1 $3.39

Materials cost

$603.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$678.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.81

Total project goal

$798.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$798.72

3 Donors

-$436.86

Donations toward project cost

-$371.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.53

match offer

-$361.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$307.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.28

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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