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  • $870 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Gutierrez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Watch Our Kinder Garden Grow

My students need various titles of books including sets of poetry, fairy tales and books by beloved authors.

My Students

Our Kindergarten classes are very much like Kinder "gardens". Our students come in the first day a little nervous-but so excited to start learning. They soak up all the knowledge they can and then leave us having grown leaps and bounds academically.

My school is located in an area where most students do not have access to resources-including books.

Many of our students are ELL learners and would certainly benefit from practice listening to someone read to them fluently. My students are very eager to learn-asking and answering many questions every day. They have very supportive families who are also willing to read to them and it helps if we can provide the materials to ensure that it happens.

My Project

These books will enrich the lives of my students. With a classroom library stocked with titles from renowned authors and classics that I can tell them I even read growing up-they can learn to have a passion for reading. They just adore hearing the same books over and over, but I want to offer them a bigger selection of materials to choose from, so they can find books that fit their interests.

This donation would mean so much to my students!

They love looking at books and listening to the stories. It would help us set a foundation for a continued love of reading well into the future.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bullying • AKJ Books $74.46 1 $74.46
Humor • AKJ Books $60.63 1 $60.63
Grade 2 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set • AKJ Books $47.83 1 $47.83
Mercer Mayer • AKJ Books $42.09 1 $42.09
Kevin Henkes • AKJ Books $38.44 1 $38.44
Grade 2 NonFiction • AKJ Books $37.67 1 $37.67
Tomie dePaola • AKJ Books $36.95 1 $36.95
Fables/ Folktales Assortment • AKJ Books $33.91 1 $33.91
Favorite Author Study - Robert Kraus • AKJ Books $27.34 1 $27.34
Animals • AKJ Books $27.25 1 $27.25
Lois Ehlert • AKJ Books $26.63 1 $26.63
Grade 2 Bargain Nonfiction Assortment • AKJ Books $25.00 1 $25.00
Wonder • AKJ Books $11.67 2 $23.34
Molly Bang • AKJ Books $22.92 1 $22.92
Steve Jenkins • AKJ Books $21.34 1 $21.34
Ezra Jack Keats • AKJ Books $20.69 1 $20.69
Maurice Sendak • AKJ Books $16.17 1 $16.17
Bake Sale • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones Byron Barton, Byron Barton (Ill • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Barnum''s Bones • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Precious and the Boo Hag Patricia C. McKissack, Onawumi Jean • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
The Land of Stories • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Glory Be • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Oddrey • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
My Precious Little Bear • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Half Magic • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost

$698.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$739.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.43

Total project goal

$869.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$869.51

1 Donor

-$434.75

Donations toward project cost

-$369.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.21

match offer

-$434.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$369.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.21

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and one other donor.

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