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Mrs. D. from Apex NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Books for Special Kids

The cost a collection of books from Kaplan Early Learning Company to meet the needs of elementary students with special needs is $768, 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>.

  • $802 goal

This project expired on July 12, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I have been a librarian for the last fourteen years. Each year I see students come and go and although their faces change their needs stay the same. We have a large population of students with specific learning needs that are not being met. These learning needs range from autism, mental and physical disability and students with a limited English background. Our library does not have a collection of books that are specifically designed to meet the needs of these students. I would like to purchase books that would address specific learning needs for these students. The books would be housed in the school library and would be available to these students and the teachers who work with them. Yesterday, I spent ten minutes trying to tape back the pages in a book that had been destroyed by a student who lacks the fine motor skills to turn the pages. This student would benefit from having access to board books and sound books. I have many ESL students who are learning English but live in a non-English speaking home. I would like to have books that are bilingual for these students. Usually, these books have English words on one page and the same words in Spanish on the next page. This would allow parents the materials to read to their child in Spanish or English. My parents and teachers are very excited about the possibility of having these books available for the children.

Mrs. D.
Grades PreK-2
  • Middle Creek Elementary School
  • Apex, NC
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Transportation Board Book Set set of 10 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $63.95 1 $63.95
Spanish And English Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $61.88 1 $61.88
Lap Board Book set set of 5 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $57.95 1 $57.95
English Spanish Story Books (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $51.56 1 $51.56
Dr. Seuss Board Book Set set of 9 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.95 1 $50.95
Bilingual Picture Books (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.84 1 $49.84
Classic Book with holes set of 8 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $46.95 1 $46.95
Bilingual Concepts Books (Set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.10 1 $42.10
Daisy's Adventure book Set set of 5 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.95 1 $40.95
Animals That Live On The Farm (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $30.06 1 $30.06
A World of Snack Food Book Set (Set Of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.34 1 $28.34
Big Fat Hen (Board Book) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.98 1 $5.98
Five Little Monkeys Bake A Cake (Board Book) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.12 1 $5.12

Materials cost

$535.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$657.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.22

Total project goal

$801.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$801.22

5 Donors

-$771.25

Donations toward project cost

-$657.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$114.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.97

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$0.00

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