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Mrs. Stoufer from Lecanto FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading With the World

Help me give my students the books to participate in the 2019 Global Read Aloud literacy project.

  • $235 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a classroom of third graders, we moved up together from second grade. We are like a family. We love to read, love to learn and we enjoy our days together. We have been working on building relationships and learning how to work together.

My thoughtful students love to use technology, collaborate, and think with a growth mindset, and we celebrate success.

We love working with other classrooms and finding ways to creatively collaborate with others. We welcome and leave our door open to ideas and experiencing new ways to learn.

My students are in the process of becoming thoughtful readers, writers, scientists, historians, and mathematicians. We are all involved in the process of learning. We aim for excellence and celebrate growth. We are a family who encourages and supports one another.

My Project

This year marks the 10th anniversary of an amazing global literacy initiative put together by Pernille Ripp. During a six week period, children throughout the world, will read and connect with discussion, art work, Twitter chats, postcard exchanges and more. The books chosen for 2019 were recently announced and are what I am requesting in this project. The picture books are all written by Yuyi Morales and are a great choice for adding multicultural text to our room.

Global education and collaboration makes a remarkable difference in the lives of children.

They find how much they think alike and that differences are okay. We can build relationships based on literacy, connecting through discussion and written work. Pernille chooses books that are a catalyst for important conversations and inspire empathy, kindness and positive character in all.

I would love for my children to have the books available in our classroom so they may pour over them, reading and rereading them. My past experiences show these books become important throughout the year and leave a beautiful memory with the experience of the Global Read Aloud project.

Mrs. Stoufer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
USPS Forever Flag Stamps Roll of 100 (Stamp Design May Vary) • Amazon Business $54.95 1 $54.95
Viva Frida (Morales, Yuyi) • Amazon Business $15.15 1 $15.15
My Abuelita • Amazon Business $13.92 1 $13.92
Dreamers • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Front Desk • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
100 Pack of Blank Postcards. Each post card in this patriotic, bulk set is 4 x 6, USPS compliant (mailable), and Made in USA. Mail to voters to get votes. Flip side is plain white and unused. (blank) • Amazon Business $11.74 1 $11.74
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Floating on Mama's Song • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Little Night/Nochecita • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Niño Wrestles the World • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48

Materials cost

$166.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$198.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.11

Total project goal

$234.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$234.04

2 Donors

-$233.15

Donations toward project cost

-$198.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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