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Ms. Liss from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Scoring a Touchdown with the SuperBowl of Books

The cost of seven various big books, from Lakeshore Learning and Scholastic Teacher Store is $260, 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>.

  • $273 goal

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Imagine you wanted to have a party at your house with 25 of your closest friends to watch the SuperBowl, when suddenly you had the realization that the only TV you owned was an old handheld black and white TV. No matter how exciting the game was, only a handful of people would be able to see the action first hand. Everyone else would just hear it. Unfortunately, this circumstance happens in our classroom many days during story time. I teach in a “Blended” model Early Childhood Special Education and State Pre-Kindergarten program. On the average day in our room we have 6 adults and 19 children. In this situation, only a few children are able to get “prime seats” during story time. This leads to inattentiveness and distractibility for many of my children during story time. Fortunately, with your help, I can bring my children the plasma TV of books. “BIG BOOKS” are much larger versions of popular titles that allow everyone the chance to get to SEE and hear the story! I have selected big book editions of many favorite classroom books. The Napping House and No, David are popular stories that are requested on a daily basis. Other popular books of from our library that I'd like to have in the big book format are Chant The Alphabet Big Book, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, Five Little Ducks, It Looked Like Spilt Milk, and If The Dinosaurs Came Back. I believe my students deserve the best educational materials possible in their daily lives, I hope you can help us score a touchdown in the “SuperBowl of books”!

Ms. Liss
Grades PreK-2
  • Gladstone Fine Arts School
  • Chicago, IL
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1484 - If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Big Book Th • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
BK871 - If the Dinosaurs Came Back Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $25.95 1 $25.95
The Napping House Big Book • Teacher's School Supply $24.95 1 $24.95
No, David! Big Book & Teaching Guide • Scholastic Teacher Store $24.95 1 $24.95
AA441 - Chant the Alphabet Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
BK1812 - It Looked Like Spilt Milk Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $21.99 1 $21.99
BB706 - Five Little Ducks Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$182.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$223.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.05

Total project goal

$272.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$272.50

1 Donor

-$256.97

Donations toward project cost

-$224.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.20

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$0.00

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