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Mrs. Kelley from Cape Girardeau MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STREAM Readers!

Help me give my students books they need to connect their learning to the world around them.

  • $491 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are world changers who love learning! Through various experiences in our school, they are learning how to become explorers, discovering the way of learning that best fits their individual needs.

My students love seeing how what they are learning in the classroom relates to their every day life, and the world around them.

The students are learning to take risks and try new experiences to gain a deeper understanding of the content and to take ownership of their learning.

My Project

The requested book titles all lend themselves to incorporating great STREAM projects! We are in the process of becoming a school that uses Project Based Learning and STREAM to connect out students' learning to the world around them and to gain a deeper understanding of content. All of these books provide a mentor text that I can use to read to my students to inspire a project for them to explore during our school wide Emerging Engineer time.

Books inspire students to challenge their thinking and push them farther in their learning.

Mentor texts, such as the titles requested, help students to see the world beyond the four walls of the classroom, and how learning is happening everywhere, every day. These books will also help develop a love of reading in my students by providing a basis to inspire future learning, creating, and exploring of ideas.

Mrs. Kelley
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Island: A Story of the Galápagos • Amazon Business $18.75 1 $18.75
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
Raindrops Roll • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Infinity and Me (Carolrhoda Picture Books) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale • Amazon Business $16.06 1 $16.06
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
Egg: Nature's Perfect Package • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
The Night World • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
How Animals Build (Lonely Planet Kids) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation • Amazon Business $10.32 1 $10.32
Go Figure!: Big Questions About Numbers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Animal Mouths • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader's Edition • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Just a Little Bit • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Doug Unplugged • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi (A Math Adventure) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $7.78 1 $7.78
B Is for Bulldozer: A Construction ABC • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
A Rainbow of My Own • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Gruffalo • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Giraffes Can't Dance • Amazon Business $4.96 1 $4.96
Curious George and the Dump Truck (Curious George 8x8) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$380.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$416.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.51

Total project goal

$490.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.08

4 Donors

-$423.91

Donations toward project cost

-$367.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.25

match offer

-$57.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$48.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.63

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$0.00

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