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Ms. Thomas from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Variety Is the Spice of Life!

My students need a library full of Spanish and bilingual books. This will provide them with more variety and more current books for their reading enjoyment.

  • $330 goal

This project expired on November 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Next year I am looking forward to enhancing the growth my students have shown already. They come to school energized and ready to participate and learn. Our school is located in an urban area which can present numerous challenges, however, my students are resilient and continue to push forward.

Nelson Mandela is quoted as saying, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." It is my goal to provide my students with interactive education so they can increase their knowledge and become change makers.

My Project

I would like to provide my students with more variety for silent independent reading. Including current top-selling and interesting bilingual books will encourage ALL students to be more proactive in reading.

Research shows, when students enjoy their reading selection they are more likely to select the same type of books again which also increases fluency and comprehension.

This is an enjoyment and success that I want all my students to share. As a literacy teacher, it is essential for all students to be given access to likable resources. This is how students will cultivate a lifelong love for reading.

Ms. Thomas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Cipariso: No se olvida lo que se muere, se muere lo que se olvida (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Percy Jackson 01. Ladron del rayo (Percy Jackson y los dioses del olimpo) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.32 2 $16.64
Harry Potter y el misterio del principe (Harry 06) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $15.65 1 $15.65
Harry Potter y el legado maldito (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban (Harry 03) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
Un tesoro en las cumbres: Aprendiendo a meditar (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.03 1 $12.03
La gallina Cocorina (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
La llavecita dorada (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Mi Camita (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My First Bilingual Little Readers: Level A: 25 Reproducible Mini-Books in English and Spanish That Give Kids a Great Start in Reading (Teaching Resources) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
25 Easy Bilingual Nonfiction Mini-Books: Easy-to-Read Reproducible Mini-Books in English and Spanish That Build Vocabulary and Fluency—and Support the ... Science Topics You Teach (Teaching Resources) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Goodnight Moon / Buenas Noches, Luna (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
El ratoncito de la moto (The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Tumbleweed Stew/Sopa de matojos (Green Light Readers Level 2) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
¿Eres Mi Mama? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Chick That Wouldn't Hatch/El pollito que no quería salir del huevo (Green Light Readers Level 2) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Qué cosas dice mi abuela: (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Rabbit and Turtle Go To School/Conejo y tortuga van a la escuela (Green Light Readers Level 1) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
The Three Little Pigs: Los tres cerditos (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
¿Qué día es hoy?/What Day Is It? (Green Light Readers Level 1) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.16 1 $3.16

Materials cost

$232.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$280.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.47

Total project goal

$329.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$329.82

4 Donors

-$253.21

Donations toward project cost

-$215.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.98

match offer

-$76.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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