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Ms. Milazzo from Honolulu HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rebuilding Our Class Library after Tropical Storm Olivia Damage

Help me give my students new replacement books for our damaged class library.

  • $599 goal

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My Students

I have a group of very sweet 3 and 4 year old students this year. They enjoy learning, playing, and story time. I have a special needs classroom and all the children have their own strengths and needs.

My students look forward to story time every day before nap time.

They take turns choosing a book from my book shelf and are always excited when their turn comes up. They especially love books about animals, vehicles, and books with repeating or rhyming words.

My Project

My classroom library was damaged when Tropical Storm Olivia came through the Hawaii islands on September 12th. Water leaking into the book cubby holes and ruined about 70 books, causing mold, stuck and ripped pages. Some of our favorite classic books are now gone and we would like to replace the books we lost.

Story time is an important part of our daily routine.

It builds language, classroom readiness skills, and lets students practice asking and answering a variety of questions. My students are excited to come in from lunch recess and sit down to listen to a good a story. I've been collecting books that are appropriate for preschool over the last 10 years. We read books for each unit of study such as animals, ocean, dinosaurs, life cycles, space, etc.

We would be very grateful for any donations or support in getting replacement books. These books will be read by this and all my future classes. Thank you for your consideration!

Ms. Milazzo
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition (blue-eyed girl scout elf) • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $15.35 1 $15.35
Waiting • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
If You Give a Dog a Donut • Amazon Business $14.42 1 $14.42
If You Take a Mouse to School • Amazon Business $13.36 1 $13.36
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
If You Give a Cat a Cupcake (If You Give... Books) • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Be A Star, Wonder Woman! (DC Super Heroes) • Amazon Business $11.10 1 $11.10
Max the Brave • Amazon Business $10.83 1 $10.83
I Want My Hat Back • Amazon Business $10.55 1 $10.55
The Lion & the Mouse • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Commotion in the Ocean • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
Sea Turtles: Fun Facts About Turtles of The World • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Three Billy Goats Gruff • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
Good Night, Little Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
In the Small, Small Pond • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Snowman's Story • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
We're Going On A Lion Hunt • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Kitten's First Full Moon Board Book • Amazon Business $8.44 1 $8.44
The Enormous Turnip (First Favourite Tales) • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Swimmy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Three Little Fish And The Big Bad Shark • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Little Elephant Listens (Hello Genius) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Inch by Inch • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Strega Nona • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Who Sank the Boat? (Paperstar) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Peek-A Who? • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Make Way for Ducklings • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
The Pigeon Loves Things That Go! • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Penguin Says "Please" (Hello Genius) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Five Chinese Brothers (Paperstar) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Llama Llama Jingle Bells • Amazon Business $5.80 1 $5.80
The Pout-Pout Fish • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? Board Book • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Are You My Mother? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Have You Seen My Cat? (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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