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Ms. Light from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wanted: Great Books To LOVE

My students need 21 great children's books, such as "It's Christmas", "David and Bats at the Ballgame" to read during story time, silent reading, and to take home to share.

  • $294 goal

This project expired on March 19, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you imagine not have any books in your home? This is the challenge my students face daily.

I teach 22 AWESOME kids.

They are in kindergarten and first grade. They come from a high-needs area. Over 98 percent of our school participates in the free or reduced lunch program. Most of my students have not been read to before they start school nor do they have any children's books in their homes.

My Project

These books will open doors for my students. They will allow my students to have books at the finger tips. You never can have too many books for eager learners. These books will be able to go home with the children so they can share their love of reading with their families. The books will teach them vocabulary, comprehension skills and increase their reading fluency rates.

A donation to this project is putting books into little ones hands, hearts and homes.

A donation to this project will help my students learn to read and be proud of the accomplishments and allow them to share their accomplishments with their families.

Ms. Light
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
It's Christmas, David! David Shannon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61
No, David! David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61
David Goes to School David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61
David Gets in Trouble David Shannon • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61
Good Boy, Fergus! David Shannon • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61
The Rain Came Down David Shannon • Barnes and Noble $8.50 1 $8.50
Alice The Fairy David Shannon, Narrated by Kate Simses • Barnes and Noble $8.50 1 $8.50
Merry Christmas, Splat Rob Scotton • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61
Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus • Barnes and Noble $11.81 1 $11.81
Knuffle Bunny and More Great Childhood Adventure Stories • Barnes and Noble $12.81 1 $12.81
Can I Play Too? (An Elephant and Piggie Series) Mo Willems • Barnes and Noble $7.68 1 $7.68
We Are in a Book! (Elephant and Piggie Series) Mo Willems • Barnes and Noble $7.68 1 $7.68
Bats at the Beach Brian Lies, Brian Lies (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.68 1 $13.68
Bats at the Ballgame Brian Lies • Barnes and Noble $14.52 1 $14.52
Bats at the Library Brian Lies • Barnes and Noble $13.68 1 $13.68
Pink Around the Rink (Pinkalicious Series) Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.41 1 $3.41
The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat (I Can Read Book 1 Series) Nurit Karlin • Barnes and Noble $5.11 1 $5.11
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich, Last Sunday Judith Viorst, Ray Cruz (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.97 1 $5.97
Buzz Boy And Fly Guy Tedd Arnold • Barnes and Noble $5.12 1 $5.12
The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark Deborah Diesen, Dan Hanna (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61
Amelia Bedelia's First Apple Pie Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.61 1 $11.61

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