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Ms. Davidson from Minneapolis MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wanted: Help Creating Lifelong Readers

My students need good quality literature. They are curious and eager readers, but I believe that having more books that they have direct interest in will get them more excited to read!

  • $720 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are compassionate and full of life. They care and know about the responsibility they have in their education. I hope to do everything I possibly can to encourage and strengthen that.

My students bring me hope for the future.

They are creative and brilliant kids, who although have not been handed easy lives, are always finding hope in the brokenness and laughter through it all. My students are future world changers, and it is our job to help them get there.

My Project

These books have been carefully selected, by myself and my students. These books have peaked my students interest and will be loved and well read. These books will help promote a love for reading in my classroom. These books have the potential to turn an uninterested student into a student eager for a chance to read.

I believe good quality literature is a stepping stone for life long learning and excitement through books.

As a first year teacher my classroom library is full of a lot of hand-me-downs and forgotten books. While this is effective my hope is for my students to have books with characters they know, and story lines they can relate to.

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

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19 donors19 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME FOR KIDS® Informational Text Grade 2 Readers 30-Book Set (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $170.57 1 $170.57
LEGO® Ninjago Reader Pack: 7 Book Set: #1: Way of the Ninja / #2: Masters of Spinjitzu / #3: The Golden Weapons / #4: Rise of the Snakes / #5: A Ninja's Path / #6 Pirates vs. Ninja / #7 The Green Ninja • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Shark vs. Train • Amazon Business $14.87 1 $14.87
Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $13.05 1 $13.05
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $12.66 1 $12.66
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Creepy Pair of Underwear! • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
The Sandwich Swap • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
Love • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
The Girl Who Drank the Moon • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
Mother Bruce • Amazon Business $11.60 1 $11.60
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Bruce's Big Move (Mother Bruce) • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Leave Me Alone! • Amazon Business $10.33 1 $10.33
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Pete the Cat Phonics Box: Includes 12 Mini-Books Featuring Short and Long Vowel Sounds (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Clifford’s Bedtime Story Box • Amazon Business $7.34 1 $7.34
I Love My Hair! • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Five Undersea Stories (SpongeBob SquarePants) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
World of Reading: Hulk This is Hulk • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Dancing with the Star (SpongeBob SquarePants) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Welcome to Alola! (Pokémon Alola: Level 2 Reader) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pikachu in Love (Pokémon: Level 2 Reader) • Amazon Business $3.78 1 $3.78
Pete the Cat: Out of This World • Amazon Business $3.42 1 $3.42
The Rescue Mission (Pokémon Leveled Reader) • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
Party Time! (SpongeBob SquarePants) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
Super Friends: Flying High (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
These are The Avengers Level 1 Reader (World of Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
This is Spider-Man Level 1 Reader (World of Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
This is Iron Man Level 1 Reader (World of Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
World of Reading This is Captain America: Level 1 • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89

Materials cost

$572.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$611.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.88

Total project goal

$719.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$719.22

15 Donors

-$394.61

Donations toward project cost

-$335.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.19

Matching donations from our partners

-$324.61

Match offers toward project cost

-$275.92

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.69

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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