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Ms. Abelson from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Books!

Help me give my students great books to read! They LOVE new books!

  • $241 goal

This project expired on January 9, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How can students succeed without the appropriate resources? As a teacher in a Title I school in downtown Manhattan, we have a large population of special education, low income and English Language Learners students in our class. We want them to learn through multiple means​ so that they can become great readers, writers, and mathematicians!

Most of my students are eligible for free lunch due to their socioeconomic status.

Many of our students have ADHD, learning disabilities, and speech impairments. We want to prepare these students for the future and give them the same opportunities that other New York City children can afford.

My Project

My kindergarten through fifth grade students love to read. The problem is, our library isn't full. We want new titles and new books to read so that there are interesting books for everyone.

My students love books.

My students especially love NEW books. Who doesn't love the feel of a brand new book in your hand.After inheriting a new classroom, I also inherited all the teachers old, yellow books. Help my students get the books they love.

All students deserve to love to read, even if they are from low income non-English speaking families. Help my students grow their love of learning and reading.

Ms. Abelson
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Favorite Author Study - Dr. Seuss (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $44.85 1 $44.85
Series Sampler - Mercy Watson (5 Books) • AKJ Education $22.41 1 $22.41
Series Sampler - Young Cam Jansen (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $18.67 1 $18.67
Series Sampler - Curious George (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $18.67 1 $18.67
Favorite Author Study - Arnold Lobel (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $14.94 1 $14.94
Series Sampler - Little Critter (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $14.93 1 $14.93
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19

Materials cost

$171.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$204.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.07

Total project goal

$240.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$240.46

1 Donor

-$240.46

Donations toward project cost

-$204.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.07

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$0.00

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