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Mrs. Thebodo from Worcester MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wanted: Classic Book Sets to Enhance Our Love for Reading!

My students need an enriched library to meet famous characters and choose classic Titles that will guide their love of reading! We need books such as Cam Jensen and Arthur series.

  • $496 goal

This project expired on December 15, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade students are arriving soon! What better way to welcome them to first grade than with a classic story pulled right from their classroom library?

My goal this year is for my students to fall in love with reading.

Just think back to your years in elementary school; do any of these fascinating characters come to mind when you think of great books; Clifford, Arthur, Amelia Bedelia, Frog and Toad, Junie B Jones, Cam Jansen, Henry and Mudge? The list goes on and on. A classroom library that is overflowing with well-known characters and popular titles is something my students deserve. An array of themed books to read is exactly what our classroom is missing!

My Project

It is the Worcester Public Schools goal for 2016 to focus on literacy in the classroom! Our classroom is in need of familiar and classic book characters to engage students journey to reading fluently. I dream that my students will fall in love with certain characters from a story and want to read more and more adventures about them!

Your generous donations to this project will help with guiding our young learners to read more.

They will find a special character; maybe a hero or someone just like them. We will then be able to continue reading several adventures about that same character; allowing for our curiosities to continue from book to book!

Mrs. Thebodo
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elephant and Piggie (17 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $125.67 1 $125.67
Junie B. Jones (27 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $99.70 1 $99.70
Clifford (18 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $53.15 1 $53.15
Kevin Henkes (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $38.44 1 $38.44
Young Cam Jansen (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $29.53 1 $29.53
Biscuit (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $14.76 1 $14.76
Frog and Toad All Year, Frog and Toad Together, Frog and Toad Are Friends Teachers Guide • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Arthur Writes a Story An Arthur Adventure • AKJ Education $5.11 1 $5.11
Arthur and the Baby A Classic Arthur Adventure • AKJ Education $5.11 1 $5.11
Arthur's Pet Business An Arthur Adventure • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost

$385.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$421.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.31

Total project goal

$495.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$495.41

8 Donors

-$345.41

Donations toward project cost

-$293.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.81

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

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$0.00

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