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Mrs. Mooney from Lancaster PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Math-Related Children's Books!

My students need books to improve their understanding of math concepts. Some examples of these books are Math Curse, Counting on Frank and A Remainder of One.

  • $203 goal

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My Students

"Combining math and literature in classroom activities is a way for teachers to invite children into the world of math," Marilyn Burns, Author and Educator. Stories are fun and can generate student interest. Stories can also provide context and bring meaning to abstract math concepts.

I work in a city school that serves a diverse community.

I have worked with students from many countries such as: Cambodia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Vietnam. Because we have students from all over the world we have many English Language Learners. Our school is also a Title I school, which means many of our students come from homes with limited resources. Despite language and other challenges, we have families that support their children. Our school is vibrant and our students are eager to learn!

My Project

The math literature books will be used to introduce math concepts. I will read stories aloud to give students an opportunity to use math talk and share their thinking. Some books will be placed with the class' math supplies, so students will be able to easily access them. The books will be used to improve literacy and reinforce math concepts.

"Books are stories about people and their lives, and these lives involve numbers," Sharon Powell, High School Teacher.

Donations will provide students with good literature. These books will give them an opportunity to reinforce math concepts and improve understanding. Literature is an excellent way to help my students see the importance of numbers in their everyday life!

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Mrs. Mooney
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Counting on Frank • Amazon Business $25.51 1 $25.51
Amanda Bean's Amazing Dream (Marilyn Burns Brainy Day Books) • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Measuring Penny • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Each Orange Had 8 Slices (Counting Books (Greenwillow Books)) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Inchworm and A Half • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Bunny Money (Max and Ruby) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How Long or How Wide?: A Measuring Guide (Math Is Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
One Hundred Hungry Ants • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Grouchy Ladybug • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? • Amazon Business $6.41 1 $6.41
A Remainder of One • Amazon Business $6.31 1 $6.31
The Grapes Of Math • Amazon Business $6.25 1 $6.25
I Live in Tokyo • Amazon Business $6.23 1 $6.23
Divide and Ride (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $4.85 1 $4.85
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Even Steven and Odd Todd • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Arctic Fives Arrive • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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