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Ms. Gold from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Fun!

Help me give my students books to foster their creativity, love of learning and passion towards literacy.

  • $566 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a socioeconomically and racially diverse neighborhood in the South Bronx. School is a safe place where I can provide support to my students in as many ways possible.

My students thrive on making connections, thinking critically, evaluating each other and the world around them.

They love to read and discuss books together. Every week, students get a chance to visit the class library and check out books to read. Their favorite time of day is independent reading where they can curl up on the rug with a pillow and a stack of books they checked out from our class library. They are excited about being able to now read chapter books as their reading levels grow.

My students are thoughtful, clever and excited about the future. They inspire me on a daily basis to do as much as I can for others and make a difference.

My Project

As an avid reader, I have worked hard to assure my students have access to all types of books. One of their favorite times of day is when they get a chance to read their independent reading books and shop for books to check out from the library. Students get a chance to read on the rug, curl up with a pillow, and explore the bins of books.

I want to continue to foster that enthusiasm for my young readers by providing them with as many book options as possible.

Ranging from realistic fiction, fantasy fiction, non-fiction and poetry- I want them to continue to embrace their passion for reading.

These books will contribute to their love for reading and expose them to many different genres. My student's enthusiasm mirrors my own. As someone who has loved to read since the day I learned how, I am constantly sharing my love of books and personal favorites with my students. The addition of these books to our library will provide my students with a variety of opportunities to grow as readers and most importantly, as individuals. These books were handpicked to emphasize and highlight different cultures, holidays and experiences. These books will enhance our reader's workshop and encourage student's to expand their knowledge. This will help me continue to change my student's perspective on reading- and encourage them that it can be a BLAST!!

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
Who Was? Nonfiction (24 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $107.57 1 $107.57
The Magic School Bus (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
National Geographic Kids Mission: Sea Turtle Rescue • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
National Geographic Kids Everything Pets • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Madeline • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Happy Birthday to You! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Magic Tree House #28: High Tide in Hawaii • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Amber Brown Is Feeling Blue • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Stone Fox: 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89
National Geographic Readers: Planes • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Cam Jansen & the Birthday Mystery • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
The Chalk Box Kid • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Alligators and Crocodiles • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Water • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Cheetahs • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Rosa Parks • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Monkeys • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Volcanoes! • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Swing Sloth! • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: Robots • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Magic Tree House #23: Twister on Tuesday • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Magic tree house Afternoon on the Amazon • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Clementine friend of the week • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Magic Tree House #8: Midnight on the Moon • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Magic Tree House #12: Polar Bears Past Bedtime • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Statue of Liberty • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Elephants • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Horrible Harry and the Green Slime • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Junie B. Jones #10: Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Amelia Bedelia Helps Out • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
No Dogs Allowed • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$443.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$480.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.77

Total project goal

$565.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$565.16

10 Donors

-$547.52

Donations toward project cost

-$480.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.13

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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