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Ms. Robinson from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Graders That LOVE to Discuss Great Books!

The cost of several non-fiction books is $580, 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>.

  • $580 goal

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I teach second grade at a small early childhood school in the Bronx. My students, whom I have taught for two years, have become terrific readers, and are bright, thoughtful, and curious people who love to read, and love to learn. One of the most important and exciting parts of our school day is when the students meet for literature circles. In these meetings, they sit with a group of classmates who all chose to read the same book, discuss the plot, character, theme, and their favorite parts. These disussions help them to become both critical readers and also lifelong readers who thoroughly enjoy a good book. I also base much of the reading instruction that I do in class on the books that they read during literature circles. My students enjoy literature circles so much that they they go through a novel in less than two weeks. As a result, I'm less than halfway through the school year, and already running out of literature circle books. Please help me to keep this wonderful, important program going by providing more high-quality literature for my students to learn from and love.

Ms. Robinson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Hat Full of Sky Terry Pratchett • Barnes and Noble $6.29 5 $31.45
Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine, Gail Carson Levine (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.85 5 $29.25
Witch of Blackbird Pond Elizabeth George Speare • Barnes and Noble $5.85 5 $29.25
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle • Barnes and Noble $5.85 5 $29.25
Surviving the Applewhites Stephanie S. Tolan • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
The Boy Who Saved Baseball John H. Ritter • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
The Two Princesses of Bamarre Gail Carson Levine, Ben Mikaelson • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
A Week in the Woods Andrew Clements • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup Sharon Creech, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
Caddie Woodlawn Carol Ryrie Brink, Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
Love That Dog Sharon Creech • Barnes and Noble $5.39 5 $26.95
The Boy Who Could Fly Without a Motor Theodore Taylor • Barnes and Noble $5.35 5 $26.75
Once Upon a Marigold Jean Ferris • Barnes and Noble $5.35 5 $26.75
Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan • Barnes and Noble $4.49 5 $22.45
The City of Ember Jeanne Duprau • Barnes and Noble $4.49 5 $22.45

Materials cost

$406.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$475.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.40

Total project goal

$580.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$580.00

1 Donor

-$546.94

Donations toward project cost

-$476.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.55

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$0.00

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