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  • $429 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. D'Amato
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Renewing Student Interest in Reading

The cost of 24 books from Barnes and Noble, including titles such as Green Eggs and Ham, Harry the Dirty Dog, and I'm a Manatee, is $429, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am a second grade teacher in the East New York section of Brooklyn. All of my students receive free school lunch. My students enjoy reading, whether they are reading independently, with a partner or in groups. They also love when I read to them, and are able to become actively engaged in the literature. I am so happy that my students have been able to develop a love for reading, and I hope that it will lead them to countless successes for them in the future. Now that the school year is past the half-way point, I would like to add some new books to our classroom library in an effort to renew and refresh my students' interest in reading. I like to give my students things to look forward to, whether that means watching a nature program, visiting the public library, or playing a round of Jeopardy. I know that if the kids have some new books within their reach, they will be even more motivated to read and to learn.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Winter's Tale: An Original Pop-up Journey Robert Sabuda, Robert Clarke Sabuda (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $21.56 1 $21.56
America the Beautiful: A Pop-up Book Robert Sabuda (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $21.56 1 $21.56
I'm a Manatee (Book and CD) John Lithgow, Ard Hoyt (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.36 1 $14.36
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Junie B. Jones Series) Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.36 1 $14.36
Leonardo the Terrible Monster Mo Willems • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
But, Excuse Me, That Is My Book: Charlie & Lola Lauren Child, Lauren Child (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Moose Tracks! Karma Wilson, Jack E. Davis (Illustrator), Janie Bynum (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.56 1 $13.56
Play Ball! Jorge Posada, Raul Colon (Illustrator), With Robert Burleigh • Barnes and Noble $13.56 1 $13.56
How I Became a Pirate Melinda Long, David Shannon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.80 1 $12.80
Junie B. Jones's Third Boxed Set Ever! Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Junie B. Jones's Second Boxed Set Ever!: Books 5-8 (Junie B. Jones Series), Vol. 0 Barbara Park • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Junie B. Jones's Fourth Boxed Set Ever! (Junie B. Jones Series) Barbara Park • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss • Barnes and Noble $11.90 2 $23.80
Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, Paula Kahumbu, Peter Greste (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.89 1 $11.89
Hello Kitty Hello USA!: A Celebration of All Fifty States Higashi Glaser, Glaser Design Inc. Staf • Barnes and Noble $11.65 1 $11.65
Good Boy, Fergus! David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.19 1 $11.19
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay up Late! Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $10.39 1 $10.39
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Mo Willems • Barnes and Noble $10.39 1 $10.39
Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May) Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $9.56 1 $9.56
Green Eggs and Ham Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
The Pigeon Has Feelings Too! Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Pigeon Loves Things That Go! Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Harry the Dirty Dog Gene Zion, Margaret Bloy Graham (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Junie B., First Grader: Boo. . . and I MEAN IT! Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59

Materials cost

$296.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$351.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.18

Total project goal

$428.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$428.76

1 Donor

-$404.32

Donations toward project cost

-$352.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 17 students.

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