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Ms. Nardo from Columbus OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Love and Rigor Library

My students need beautiful, bright, imagination inducing books to help them continue their love of reading and literature.

  • $288 goal

This project expired on May 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic and eager first grade students who already have a love of reading! The majority of my students (over 90%) live in the Linden Community of Columbus, Ohio. This community is traditionally underserved. We also have a significant portion of immigrants who are working hard to learn English and academics at the same time.

All our students are striving to go to and through college.

They are resilient, kind, amazing students who absolutely can achieve their dreams. We are dedicated to ensuring nothing holds them back, and we are determined to guarantee a lack of access to books does not stand in their way.

My Project

My students have come so far in their reading growth this year! First grade and entering second grade is where students make the transition from learning to read to reading to learn. With a robust classroom library that contains engaging, relevant, curiosity sparking books, my students will be able to fall in love with reading, and use it to expand their horizons.

Students will be challenged and engaged by the characters, pictures, and experiences detailed in the chosen books.

From Judy Blume to Roald Dahl, the authors and characters chosen will teach my students that reading can take you anywhere you can imagine!

Ms. Nardo
Grades PreK-2
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 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yummy Eight Favorite Fairy Tales • AKJ Education $17.09 1 $17.09
Words With Wings • AKJ Education $14.36 1 $14.36
The Hello, Goodbye Window • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Firebird • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Radiant Child • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
In Plain Sight • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Hey Black Child • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Noisy Paint Box • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Trombone Shorty • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
The Jungle Book • AKJ Education $11.96 1 $11.96
Peter Pan • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Madeline • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Around the Year • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Gone-Away Lake • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The BFG • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Little House • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ramona the Pest • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.21 1 $4.21
Mother West Wind's Animal Friends • AKJ Education $2.92 1 $2.92

Materials cost

$210.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.07

Total project goal

$287.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.14

4 Donors

-$143.56

Donations toward project cost

-$122.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.53

match offer

-$143.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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