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Mrs. Sundermann from Oakland CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spanish Library

The cost of these Spanish language books is $377, 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>.

  • $377 goal

This project expired on November 29, 2005.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach Kindergarten at a Title 1 school in Oakland, California, where we are currently transitioning from a bilingual school to an all sheltered English school. This year in Kindergarten we have one bilingual and one sheltered English class, whereas next year both classes will be sheltered English. Our population is 75% Latino, and next year my Spanish-speaking population in my class will rise dramatically as we mix the classes. I believe that parents are an essential part of a child's education, and at our school we try to involve them as much as possible in the classroom. Every morning before school starts we have parent/child reading time. Parents come with their children 15 minutes before school starts and sit and read to their child. I have ample books in English, but only have 3 books in Spanish. It is extremely hard for my Spanish-speaking parents to read to their children when I do not have the books available. To make them part of our community, I need to have these resources for them. A set of 40 Spanish books would provide the parents with a Spanish library that allowed them to read different books to their child without having to read the same book over and over again.

Mrs. Sundermann
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA770X - Paperback Classics Spanish Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $97.50 1 $97.50
RA789 - Paperback Classics Spanish Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $92.50 1 $92.50
RA853 - Classic Spanish Board Book Story Collect • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$239.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$308.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.72

Total project goal

$376.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.24

1 Donor

-$354.80

Donations toward project cost

-$309.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.03

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$0.00

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