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

Sunshine Readers

The cost of this proposal is $242, 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>.

  • $260 goal

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I am the media coordinator at a title 1 elementary school. We have a school enrollment with 80% of our students on free or reduced lunch. Most of our parents are laid off furniture workers and/ or single parents so we do not expect lots of financial help from them. Our kindergarten and first grade students have just started to enjoy reading independently. They especially like the sunshine books put out by the Wright Group. Since these books are paperback and are circulated so much, the have become very worn. Some have pages missing and most of them have been taped back together. Even in these conditions, the younger students and their teachers love these books. We would really love to have a new set. We now use the Kapco book covering to help paperback books be more durable so they last longer. These books really get the students reading and that is my goal in the school media center. We all realize that when students develop a love for reading at a young age, they are more likely to become life long learners.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Horses • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Auntie Maria & the cat • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Signs • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Wind Surfing • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Zoo Olympics • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Brutus • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Alis Story • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Kangaroo • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Weather • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Hole in the Hedge • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Mrs Pyes Pool • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Old Green Machine • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Bag of Smiles • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Mouse Box • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Six Little Pigeons • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Flying Carlos • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Locked Out • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Mrs Harriets Hairdo • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $8.34 1 $8.34
Mr. Fixit • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $6.63 1 $6.63
Train Ride Story • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $6.63 1 $6.63

Materials cost

$163.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$213.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.80

Total project goal

$260.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.00

1 Donor

-$245.18

Donations toward project cost

-$214.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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