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Mrs. Foster from San Lorenzo CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Non-Fiction Books!

Help me give my students great non-fiction books to read and learn from.

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an awesome group of energetic kids who want to learn!

My fantastic second graders are from a low-income community, where over 80% of students receive free or reduced-rate lunch.

Almost 70% of them speak a language at home that is not English. My students are engaged and want to learn about everything. We need non-fiction books to help us learn. We love reading everything and anything. Non-fiction books would be a great addition to our classroom library.

My Project

I can't wait to dive into our non-fiction writing unit. In order to prepare for this unit of study, I read every non-fiction book I can find at my students' level. Finding these high interest readers is not always easy. Non-fiction is definitely a favorite genre in my classroom. I would love to have a wonderful collection of great titles for my students to read. My students would learn the characteristics of non-fiction books (Table of Contents, Glossary, labeled diagrams, real pictures, facts) and then dive into writing their own non-fiction books. I can't wait to see what they can create and write.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Community Helpers, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $89.00 1 $89.00
Animals, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $89.00 1 $89.00

Materials cost

$178.00

Vendor shipping charges

$17.80

State sales tax

$16.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.19

Total project goal

$287.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.95

4 Donors

-$156.48

Donations toward project cost

-$133.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.47

match offer

-$131.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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