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Ms. Emily from Chico CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Thematic Books for Preschool Imagination and Academic Growth

Help me give my students thematic books to follow along with curriculum themes!

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a brand new first-year teacher, I couldn't have asked for a more capable or fun group of kiddos. My classroom is classified as a Special Day Class with a small class ratio structured environment. Most of my students have Autism or an Intellectual Disability.

With some students being impacted by the recent National Disaster of the Camp Fire, their resilience is truly inspirable.

I love providing my students with new learning experiences every day that also meet their educational and individual needs.

My Project

Seasons, holidays, feelings, transportation, dinosaurs... We learn about it all in my Special Education Preschool classroom. My students enjoy learning about the different topics within our weekly themes. Learning about the seasons is fun. Leaves change color in the fall, and it snows in the winter which means we can build a snowman!

Every day we read books and with being a brand new first-year teacher, I am desperately wanting to expand my classroom library for my little readers.

With a wide variety of thematic books, I would be able to provide my students with visual learning materials and develop their interest in literacy. We are so excited to get our hands and EYES on new, and fun educational books.

Ms. Emily
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades K–1 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / Grades K-1 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades PreK (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / PreK • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Caldecott Classroom Library Builder: Grades PreK–5 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / Grades PreK-5 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Best of Grades K–1 Picture Books Pack (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) - Box of 20 titles / Grades K-1 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
How Do Dinosaurs Go To School? • Amazon Business $14.50 1 $14.50
Not a Stick • Amazon Business $13.78 1 $13.78
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'M MAD? • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Not a Box • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
What's a Season? SPRING (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
What's a Season? SUMMER (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
What Makes a Rainbow?: A Magic Ribbon Book (Giant Lap Book Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Room? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Night Before St. Patrick's Day • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Ten Lucky Leprechauns • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Let It Rain • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$403.54

Vendor shipping charges

$29.50

State sales tax

$36.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$506.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.30

Total project goal

$595.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.31

2 Donors

-$298.00

Donations toward project cost

-$253.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.70

match offer

-$297.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$252.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.60

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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