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Mrs. Sheree Fresh from Chattanooga TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

So Many Books, So Little Time!

Help me give my students a library that they can be proud of with I Can Read! books that are on their level.

  • $529 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year has been filled with positive change for so many reasons. I teach in an urban inner-city school, rich with diverse cultures. Luckily, there are many resources for teachers to use to help guide our students. However, these resources often stop once our students go home for the evening. This year, we started a program called StAR for reading and math. Students read books and take tests for AR points. This year, my students either have already read most of the books in my library or the books are not on their grade level, so they don't have many book options to choose from.

Help me give my students a library that they can be proud of, with the books that are on their level.

My students need more books in their classroom library to increase their skills and foster a love of reading. As our semester is starting to wind down, I hear "Can I switch out my books" more frequently. I want to expose them to more fiction and non-fiction texts. My hope is to have enough books that my students will take them home to read each night and swap them out the next day.

My Project

By adding hundreds of books to our classroom library, students will have a bigger variety to choose from each week. They will get to take home their favorite book each night, and come to school the next day to earn AR points.

By donating to our project, you will be fulfilling their soul with a good read that is easy for them to understand, and allowing them to earn points towards their goal in AR.

Students will no longer tell me their level bin is out of books. They will beg to keep reading because their book is too amazing to put down.

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

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23 donors23 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR690X - I Can Read! Readers - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $145.00 1 $145.00
Guided Reading Collection: Level E Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $91.38 1 $91.38
Best of Grades K–1 Picture Books Pack (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / Grades K-1 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $70.00 1 $70.00
TT933 - Lakeshore Emergent Readers - Set of 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT934 - Lakeshore Nonfiction Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$406.36

Vendor shipping charges

$7.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$449.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.32

Total project goal

$528.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$528.78

17 Donors

-$502.46

Donations toward project cost

-$428.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.25

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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