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Mrs. DiPasquale from Greensburg PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There's a Song in That Book!

My students need a music library in our music room to further their love of reading and their love of music!

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has amazing musicians! My students come from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and have a variety of emotional and behavioral needs. My classes work together to make sure each student feels included, loved and ready to achieve. I work hard to engage all kinds of learners through hands-on and authentic musical experiences. When our school merged with another, I lost my full-size classroom, but that hasn’t stopped us from filling our small space with beautiful sounds. Our classroom is small but our hearts for music are so big!

My Project

My students need books to broaden their knowledge of music! The books I selected help my students to learn and experience music of different cultures and genres. Many of my students are of low socio-economical status or from rural homes. They have never heard stories or examples of music from Jazz or Funk! I would love for them to be able to expand their musical palates.

An interesting book about music is a great way to "hook" my students into learning more!

We are constantly striving to improve our Reading ability as well! Giving my students a library of books to read and borrow would be so helpful!

Mrs. DiPasquale
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Esquivel! Space-Age Sound Artist • Amazon Business $17.05 1 $17.05
The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day: Press the note to hear Vivaldi's music • Amazon Business $15.33 1 $15.33
Bird & Diz • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
Trombone Shorty • Amazon Business $12.22 1 $12.22
Forever Young • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
The Secret Life of Ms. Finkleman • Amazon Business $11.34 1 $11.34
Echo • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
I Am Drums • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop (Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe Award for New Talent) • Amazon Business $10.31 1 $10.31
Guitar Notes • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
Punk Farm (Punk Farm Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Charlie Parker Played Be Bop • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
The Way to Stay in Destiny • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29

Materials cost

$142.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.85

Total project goal

$205.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.66

1 Donor

-$205.66

Donations toward project cost

-$174.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.85

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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