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Mrs. Hammer from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready to Read!

My students need 2 copies of 8 different Pete the Cat books to improve their fluency and comprehension skills as well as improve their social skills.

  • $256 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all." Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy said it best. I want to instill a love of books in my students by introducing them to Pete the Cat, a fun, laid back, cool cat!

My special needs kids are beginning readers in early elementary school.

They still are fascinated with what they read and see in books. They are just beginning to discover that books hold adventures and mystery in them as well as information about the world around them. They come from a low income neighborhood where new books aren't readily available to them unless they see it at school. Libraries are just too far away from them. I want to bring books up close to them!

My Project

These new books will engage my special needs students and encourage them to use their emerging reading skills. Having 2 copies of each Pete the Cat book will allow them to read with another student, increasing their abilities to socialize with other students, often difficult for my little ones.

As these students begin to read more, they will be better readers and better learners.

My students will comprehend what they read and become fluent readers. They will discover that the world around them is a fun and exciting world to be in.

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Mrs. Hammer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses • Amazon $13.88 2 $27.76
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes • Amazon $13.21 2 $26.42
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons • Amazon $11.21 2 $22.42
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes • Amazon $10.81 2 $21.62
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure • Amazon $9.99 2 $19.98
Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus • Amazon $9.70 2 $19.40
Pete the Cat: Valentine's Day Is Cool • Amazon $8.97 2 $17.94
Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving • Amazon $6.99 2 $13.98

Materials cost

$169.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$217.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.39

Total project goal

$255.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$255.96

2 Donors

-$101.78

Donations toward project cost

-$100.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$137.99

Match offers toward project cost

-$117.29

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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