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Ms. Phillips from Port Arthur TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need these books and literature organizer to learn to read and organize their materials.

  • $359 goal

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My Students

I teach in a low-income neighborhood school that was unfortunately in the Hurricane Harvey impact zone. Our community received over 50 inches of water in about a 24 hour period. Many of our students are English language learners which can be challenging. These students benefit from hands-on learning, which helps foster language acquisition and mathematics skills.

This year, before school started, Hurricane Harvey hit our area and water was in 80-90% of the homes in our town.

My children have very little to begin the school year with. I would like for them to have as normal of a school year as possible. I love teaching these children because they are eager to learn even with all the devastation, they have seen in their little lives.

My Project

This year Hurricane Harvey devastated our area dumping nearly 50 inches of water in my city over a 24-48 hour period. Many of the children I teach had water in their homes and are in the process of rebuilding. Despite the challenges of this year, my students have been resilient and have made great progress despite their circumstances,

The children in my classroom absolutely love books and the learning that comes from them.

I want to have lots of titles in my classroom so that they are able to choose from a variety. In addition, some of the titles I have chosen have information about specific issues we have in early childhood (tattling, blurting out etc).

These books will be invaluable in deterring some of these behaviors. I am always thrilled to read books to my class and would love to add these titles to my bookshelf. In addition, we would like to have a way to help organize out literature. The books and the organizer will be a welcome addition to our classroom.

Ms. Phillips
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products 9420GR Wood Adjustable Literature Organizer, 12 Compartment, Gray • Amazon Business $42.91 1 $42.91
Little Blue Truck • Amazon Business $15.36 1 $15.36
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $15.21 1 $15.21
Oh, the Places You'll Go!   • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $12.21 1 $12.21
Not Quite Narwhal • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
It's Okay to Make Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! • Amazon Business $10.56 1 $10.56
Wacky Wednesday (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Foot Book (The Bright and Early Books for Beginning Beginners) • Amazon Business $8.11 1 $8.11
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.03 1 $8.03
Me and My Place in Space (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Cat's Colors (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Olivia the Spy • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Interrupting Chicken • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31
The Feelings Book • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Fox in Socks (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Ten Apples Up On Top! • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Watching the Seasons (Welcome Books: Watching Nature (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Harry the Dirty Dog • Amazon Business $4.37 1 $4.37

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