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Mrs. Nixon from Newark OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Makes Your World Big!

My students need quality picture books to inspire them to fall in love with reading.

  • $335 goal

This project expired on December 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are kind-hearted, thoughtful, and creative. They come from a community that is filled with poverty and hardships. Despite all of that, they come to school with such joy and excitement. They are eager to learn through hand-on exploration. Their love of reading new and exciting pictures books is unwavering. I love watching them use funny voices when they reread the picture books that I had read to the class earlier. They can work wonders with our classroom technology. Just when I think I know what I am doing with some type of technology, they go and teach me something new. They are truly fearless when it comes to learning new things!

We are a family of friends that work together everyday to learn something new.

In our class, we are not afraid to fail. My students know that we can learn so much through trial and error. We know we will love and support one another no matter what. I am blessed with such incredible little humans to spend my days learning.

My Project

The students will have so much fun reading these engaging books. These books have a strong message the students can learn. They will help bring to life the relatable situations that the students encounter during their everyday life and how to problem solve. These books will be used in a variety of ways. We will first explore them as a teacher read-aloud. Then, they will go into the students library. This is where these stories can be read over and over again by the students. The books will help the students learn how to use voice in their reading as well as become more independent readers.

These books will help strengthen my students love for reading.

The more the students enjoy these books; the more they will want to continue to read. Thus, building a strong foundation for loving books and the places they can take them as readers. My students crave new and excited picture books that they have not yet experienced. These books are new to me as well as them. We cannot wait to dive into these new picture books!

Mrs. Nixon
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Read the Book, Lemmings! • Amazon Business $15.65 1 $15.65
The Last Tree • Amazon Business $15.45 1 $15.45
We Found a Hat • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Misunderstood Shark • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
The Treasure Box • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
You Don't Want a Unicorn! • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole (Irma S and James H Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
I Want My Hat Back • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Shelter • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Wolf in the Snow • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Today I'm a Monster • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Boy and Bot • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Extra Yarn • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
The Dark (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards)) • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Charlie & Mouse • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56

Materials cost

$250.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$284.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.24

Total project goal

$334.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$334.96

5 Donors

-$271.30

Donations toward project cost

-$236.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.69

match offer

-$56.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$48.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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