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  • $359 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

We Love Books!

My students need diverse fiction and non-fiction books to read independently, in partnerships and in reading teams.

My Students

Lifelong learners are cultivated through participation in engaging activities that promote curiosity and provide pathways to successful academic experiences. My students' minds are ready for the challenge of learning a new language and reading books that will allow them to grow exponentially!

Help us continue to bring the love of learning back to our classroom!

My students are determined to excel, and work hard to strengthen both their English skills and their comprehension of grade level material. My students are super curious and love to learn. Many are new to the country and most are learning English as their second language. Our school is located in one of the five boroughs of New York City. Our families may struggle financially, but the students' enthusiasm and desire to acquire new knowledge makes that obstacle one we can easily tackle! Many of our parents work super hard, often with more than one job, yet their greatest wish is for an amazing education for their child. It is for this reason that they support our learning the best they can. My students are determined to get the best out of their educational experience!

My Project

My students will benefit tremendously from this diverse collection of books through their use in partnerships, small group discussion teams and when exploring literature independently. I have requested title like, Born to Be a Butterfly,

BBones, A Dollar for Penny, A Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr., and My New Boy.

Books have such an indescribable impact on young learners, allowing them to acquire new skills while figuratively escaping to faraway destinations. Exposure to vividly powerful vocabulary and unique content is priceless. My students will voraciously explore books, developing a pure love of reading that promotes motivation and academic success. Their language acquisition skills will be continually strengthened through discussions and the power of self-guided and team learning. With these resources, the options are truly limitless!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Big Kicks • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Junie B. Jones #24: BOO...and I MEAN It! • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
The Candy Corn Contest • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Junie B. Jones #20: Toothless Wonder • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
B-E-S-T Friends • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth • AKJ Education $4.38 1 $4.38
My Big, Big Kick • AKJ Education $4.38 1 $4.38
Mercy Watson to the Rescue • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Cookie's Week • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Game Time! Level 3 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Judy Moody Predicts the Future • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Star of the Show • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Boss of the World • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Soccer Star • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
The Big Lie • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Katie Finds a Job • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Katie Woo, Where Are You? • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
A Nervous Night • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
No More Teasing • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Soccer on Sunday • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Magic Tree House #12: Polar Bears Past Bedtime • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stink and the Great Guinea Pig Express • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stink and the Incredible Super-Galactic Jawbreaker • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stink and the World's Worst Super-Stinky Sneakers • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Andy Shane is Not in Love • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Cam Jansen: The Basketball Mystery #29 • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Magic Tree House #17: Tonight on the Titanic • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weird School Daze #11: Mr. Tony Is Full of Baloney! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stanley in Space • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Magic Tree House #16: Hour of the Olympics • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Bubble Trouble • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
It's a Good Thing There Are Insects • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Jackie Robinson: He Led the Way He Led the Way • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Ahoy, Ghost Ship Ahead! #2 • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
National Geographic Readers: Snakes! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Bug Out! The World's Creepiest, Crawliest Critters • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Happy Birthday, Mike! (Disney/Pixar Monsters, Inc.) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Fire Fighter! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Born to Be a Butterfly • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Bones • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Slinky, Scaly Snakes • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Vampire Bunny • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Tiger Is a Scaredy Cat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
My New Boy • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Puppy Mudge Has A Snack • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Puppy Mudge Loves His Blanket • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Scholastic Reader Level 2: Hi! Fly Guy (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dogerella • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Jason's Bus Ride • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Whose Feet? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Rocket's 100th Day of School (Step Into Reading, Step 1) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Johnny Appleseed: My Story My Story • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Platypus! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
A Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr. • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dear Tooth Fairy • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
A Dollar for Penny • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Barn Storm • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Hungry, Hungry Sharks! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Bones and the Big Yellow Mystery Level 2 • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Babe Ruth Saves Baseball! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Harry Houdini Escape Artist • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
A Dance of Friendship A Dance of Friendship • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Beans Baker's Best Shot • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox and Crow Are Not Friends • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
It's Justin Time, Amber Brown • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Loose Tooth! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dinosaur Hunters • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Well of Truth A Folktale from Egypt • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Soccer Song • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88

Materials cost

$270.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$304.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.74

Total project goal

$358.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$358.25

5 Donors

-$358.25

Donations toward project cost

-$304.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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