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Mrs. Caterino from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

States Galore

Help me give my students a new set of books on the United States for their research project!

  • $849 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are smart! They are readers, engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and writers. They love to learn! I am so excited for a new school year and a new group of students to get to know.

My students love learning about the United States but our current set of books about the 50 states is from 1992.

They are outdated and need to be updated.

My Project

My students have loved researching the United States and all that makes each state unique! However, our current set of US books is from 1992 and is very outdated. I would love to get this series of US books for my students to use for their research assignment, rather than just all online research. Help me get newer books into my students' hands!

My students have worked very hard researching their states this year; they were excited to research, write, create, and present their information.

I would love for them to have newer materials to gain their information from.

Mrs. Caterino
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
M Is For Magnolia: A Mississippi Alphabet Book (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
A Is For Arches: A Utah Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
L Is for Lobster: A Maine Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
F is for First State: A Delaware Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $17.59 1 $17.59
M Is For Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
G is for Garden State: A New Jersey Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $16.72 1 $16.72
L Is for Lincoln: An Illinois Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $16.64 1 $16.64
N Is for Natural State: An Arkansas Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $16.26 1 $16.26
A is for America • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
C is for Cowboy: A Wyoming Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
B Is For Buckeye: An Ohio Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $15.81 1 $15.81
C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $15.77 1 $15.77
R is for Rhode Island Red: A Rhode Island Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $15.07 1 $15.07
M is for Mountain State: A West Virginia Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
B is for Big Sky Country: A Montana Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
M Is For Mayflower: A Massachusetts Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
B is for Badger: A Wisconsin Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
B Is for Beaver : An Oregon Alphabet (Alphabet Series) • Amazon Business $14.80 1 $14.80
B is for Blue Crab: A Maryland Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
T is for Tar Heel: A North Carolina Alphabet • Amazon Business $14.52 1 $14.52
G Is for Grand Canyon : An Arizona Alphabet (Alphabet Series) • Amazon Business $14.52 1 $14.52
O is for Old Dominion: A Virginia Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.35 1 $14.35
P is for Peace Garden: A North Dakota Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
G is for Granite: A New Hampshire Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
B Is For Bluegrass: A Kentucky Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
P is for Peach: A Georgia Alphabet (Alphabet Series) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
P Is For Palmetto: A South Carolina Alphabet (Discover America State By State Alphabet Series) • Amazon Business $13.81 1 $13.81
P is for Pelican: A Louisiana Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
L Is for Last Frontier: An Alaska Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
E is for Evergreen: A Washington State Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
E is for Enchantment: A New Mexico Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
V is for Viking: A Minnesota Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
N Is For Nutmeg: A Connecticut Alphabet . (Discover America State By State. Alphabet Series) • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
N Is for Our Nation's Capital: A Washington DC Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
H is for Hawkeye: An Iowa Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
E Is For Empire: A New York Alphabet • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
M Is For Maple Syrup: A Vermont Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
V is for Volunteer: A Tennessee Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
Y is for Yellowhammer: An Alabama Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
S is for Sunflower: A Kansas Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
S is for Sunshine: A Florida Alphabet (Discover America State by State) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
L Is for Lone Star: A Texas Alphabet (Alphabet Series) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$656.21

Vendor shipping charges

$24.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$720.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$127.23

Total project goal

$848.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$848.18

20 Donors

-$635.17

Donations toward project cost

-$550.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.22

Matching donations from our partners

-$200.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.01

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$0.00

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