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Mrs. Mancino-Smith from Three Rivers MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today A Reader, Tomorrow A Leader

My students need grade level library books to practice their new reading skills. These books are at their reading ability and hold their interest.

  • $484 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school everyday to learn, grow and to be loved. They come from many different cultural and economic backgrounds. For many school is a structured environment where they are safe to explore, make mistakes and flourish. Several of them receive free lunch and are part of a weekend program that supplies them with a backpack of food.

I average twenty-four students a year in a self-contained classroom.

In my classroom they become readers, mathematicians, authors, scientist and historians. My students set high expectations for themselves. They create goals for themselves that often go beyond my expectations.

My Project

My students are in desperate need of a classroom library. They currently have access to the hand me downs from previous teachers, and those books are falling apart and are not at a level that most of my students can read. My students are lucky enough to have a school library but they are not able to pull those books out and read at a moments notice. The classroom library would offer them this luxury.

The donations from this project will provide the books my students are craving to read.

These books will be used daily for students to improve their reading skills and practice their new techniques. The Grade 1 Classic Grade Level Books contain the classics that every child should know along with a set of non-fiction and fiction books.

Mrs. Mancino-Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 1 Classic Grade Level Library (50 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $254.09 1 $254.09
Grade 1 Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $62.72 1 $62.72
Grade 1 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $58.27 1 $58.27

Materials cost

$375.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.48

Total project goal

$483.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$483.19

1 Donor

-$483.19

Donations toward project cost

-$410.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.48

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$0.00

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