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Ms. Simmons from Grenada MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The More We Read the More We Grow!

Help me give my students more books to read to help their love for reading grow!

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a very energetic and eager to learn 1st grade class! My students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds. They come to school each day seeking love, security, and learning.

Although many of my students come from difficult home lives, they are extremely bright and eager to learn.

The majority of my students come from low income homes and about 95 percent of them receive free lunch. I spend an enormous amount of my own money to ensure they have what they need.

My Project

These books will help encourage my students to read more and hopefully create a love for reading! My school uses the Accelerated Reading Program and my students love earning their AR points! They are required to take at least one test a week, but my students beg to read more books to earn more points.

These books will add more of a variety to my classroom library and give my students more choices of books on their reading level.

My students are so eager to read they are flying through my library now!

I chose these books with my student's interest in mind. These books will allow them to choose books that they will enjoy reading while reading on their level.

Ms. Simmons
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Just Grace Boxed Set (The Just Grace Series) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Pony Problems (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Sleepover Sleuths (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #1) • Amazon Business $5.52 1 $5.52
Mission PAW (PAW Patrol) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Spooky Cabin (PAW Patrol) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Quest for the Heart (Disney Moana) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.93 1 $4.93
Barbie: On Your Toes (Barbie) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.10 1 $4.10
Toy to Toy (Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Big Snowman, Little Snowman (Disney Frozen) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Dinosaur Babies (Step-into-Reading: A Step 2 Book) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Super Friends: Flying High (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Drop It, Rocket! (Step Into Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pete the Cat and the Surprise Teacher (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Digger the Dinosaur and the Cake Mistake • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Fancy Nancy: Best Reading Buddies (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Best Dad in the Sea (Finding Nemo Step into Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Can Be a Teacher (Barbie) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Barbie, I Can Be- A Pet Vet (Step into Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Ice Cream Soup (Penguin Young Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Magical Mermaids! (Shimmer and Shine) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.96 1 $3.96
Flat Stanley and the Firehouse (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Big Shark, Little Shark (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Crash, Boom, Roar! (Disney/Pixar The Good Dinosaur) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.48 1 $2.48

Materials cost

$104.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.28

Total project goal

$168.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$168.52

4 Donors

-$168.52

Donations toward project cost

-$143.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.28

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$0.00

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