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Mrs. Wanberg from Aurora CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting A Classroom Library

Help me give my students books to read. Help give my students books to engage, to dream, to hope, to explore, and to think critically. By giving the gift of literacy, you are opening their world.

  • $742 goal

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My Students

Our school is at the heart of one of the most diverse city's in America. Our classroom alone represents over 6 different countries. I have students that have only been in the United States for a month. It's an honor and a privilege to teach such resilient learners. Teaching diverse learners means that I need to teach in a variety of ways and adapt as an educator. It's my duty to continue to being a learner myself and seeing each day as an opportunity to grow personally.

Teaching over 6 different cultures and 98% English language learners is an honor that I don't take lightly and that is why I ask for your generous support in helping us build a resource rich classroom.

These students battle homelessness, language barriers, and being a newcomer in a foreign country and yet they are engage, excited, and ready to learn each and every day! Thank you for taking the time to read about our students and believing in them.

My Project

Up to this point in my teaching career, I have been a math/science teacher. Now I am jumping into the world of teaching literacy and in order to do that.... I need books. I get to be one of the first people to introduce students to the incredible world of literacy. Students get lost in the magical world of Ivy and Bean. They laugh at Mr. Poppleton and all his silliness. They get to read comics from Fly Guy and ponder at the typical problems in Junie B. Jones. That is ... if they have those books to choose from.

Help me give my students the gift of enjoying books and seeing reading as a something that excites them rather than a humdrum chore.

Please help me start my classroom library and become a partner in educating our future generation.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Putter & Tabby 19 Book Collection (Mr. Putty & Tabby: Bake the Cake, Fly the Plane, Pick the Pears, Pour the Tea, Row the Boat, Take the Train, Toot the Horn, Walk the Dog, Stir the Soup, Make a Wish, Catch the Cold, Feed the Fish,...) (Mr. Putter and Tabby) • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
Fly Guy Complete Collection Series Set Books 1-11 (#1 Hi! Fly Guy, #2 Super Fly Guy, #3 Shoo, Fly Guy!, #4 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Guy, #5 Fly High, Fly Guy!, #6 Hooray For Fly Guy, #7 I Spy Fly Guy, #8 Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl, #9 Buzz Boy and Fly Guy, #10 Fly Guy vs The Flyswatter, #11 Ride, Fly Guy, Ride) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Poppleton Box Set of 5 ; Level 2 Readers • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Junie B. Jones Complete First Grade Collection Box set • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
Minnie and Moo & the Seven Wonders of the World (Minnie and Moo (Live Oak Hardcover)) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Minnie and Moo and the Haunted Sweater (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Minnie and Moo Save the Earth • Amazon Business $16.94 1 $16.94
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $16.63 1 $16.63
Ivy & Bean Boxed Set: Books 7-9 • Amazon Business $16.54 1 $16.54
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2 (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $15.68 1 $15.68
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2 (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $15.68 1 $15.68
Storytown: Challenge Trade Book Story 2008 Grade K Bridge Is Up! • Amazon Business $13.30 1 $13.30
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Stink: The Absolutely Astronomical Collection: Books 4-6 • Amazon Business $12.61 1 $12.61
Pinky and Rex Go to Camp • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Poppleton: Poppleton and Friends • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pinky And Rex And The Double-Dad Weekend: Ready-To-Read Level 3 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pinky and Rex and the Just-Right Pet • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pinky Rex Get Married (Ready-to-Read Level 3, Reading Alone) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Break the Fossil Record (Ivy + Bean, Book 3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Poppleton • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pinky And Rex And The Bully (Ready-To-Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
Iris and Walter: The Sleepover • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter: The School Play • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter: Substitute Teacher • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter and the Field Trip (Green Light Readers Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton In Winter • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton in Spring • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pinky And Rex And The New Neighbors: Ready-To-Read Level 3 • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pinky and Rex and the Mean Old Witch • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter: True Friends • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter and Baby Rose (Green Light Readers Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter and the Birthday Party (Green Light Readers Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Minnie and Moo: The Night of the Living Bed (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Minnie and Moo: Wanted Dead or Alive (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Minnie and Moo Go to Paris (Minnie and Moo (DK Paperback)) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Minnie and Moo: The Case of the Missing Jelly Donut (I Can Read Book 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Iris and Walter: Lost and Found • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pinky and Rex and the Perfect Pumpkin (Pinky & Rex) • Amazon Business $3.17 1 $3.17

Materials cost

$556.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$630.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.20

Total project goal

$741.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$741.34

3 Donors

-$370.97

Donations toward project cost

-$315.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.64

match offer

-$370.37

Match offer toward project cost

-$314.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.56

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$0.00

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