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Ms. Quintana-Marofske from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Will Read for Books- Donate for Literacy!

My students need books from our pre-k curriculum to fully engage in learning units.

  • $513 goal

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My Students

My students are the group of smartest little learners in my entire school!

They come from different backgrounds; some ride the bus in from far away neighborhoods, some live across the street, we are a blended Special Education and Bilingual classroom within a school that is 90%+ free and reduced priced lunch.

Pre-kindergarten is one of the most important grades in school. It is the time when students get hooked into education. The best way to hook them in is with adapted materials that will allow them to learn in an individualized way.

My Project

Unfortunately, the books in my library center were lost or stolen three years ago when I got my classroom. Furthermore, my district budget has been drastically cut not allowing us to get new copies. After three years of borrowing these books from the library, my students deserve their own copies.

My students need engaging, exciting, and fantastic books to explore the units of study in our curriculum.

The bilingual books will give my bilingual, special needs students culturally enriching literacy experiences that will hook them into being bilingual learners.

Please help me to get my students the supplies they need to hook them into reading!

Ms. Quintana-Marofske
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dinosaur Woods: Can Seven Clever Critters Save Their Forest Home? • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
The Very Quiet Cricket (Avenues) • Amazon Business $16.51 1 $16.51
A Pocket Full of Kisses (The Kissing Hand Series) • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Wet • Amazon Business $13.35 1 $13.35
Missing Socks Matching Game • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
Jalapeno Bagels • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Llama Llama Red Pajama • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
David Gets In Trouble • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
David Goes To School • Amazon Business $11.71 1 $11.71
The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Sheep Go to Sleep • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
Pablo's Tree • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Peeny Butter Fudge • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Something From Nothing • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Mama and Papa Have a Store • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Quinito, Day and Night: Quinito, Día Y Noche (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Who Lives in a Tree?: A Song about Where Animals Live (Animal World: Animals at Home) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
No, David! • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
El sombrero del tío Nacho / Uncle Nacho's Hat • Amazon Business $9.26 1 $9.26
The Girl Who Wore Too Much: A Folktale from Thailand • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Fiesta Dress: A Quinceanera Tale • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
I Stink! • Amazon Business $7.05 1 $7.05
Sheep Out to Eat (Sandpiper Paperbacks) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Hooray, a Pinata! (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Peter's Chair (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Music, Music for Everyone (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Hush! A Thai Lullaby • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Changes, Changes (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
The Paper Bag Princess (Munsch for Kids) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Henny Penny (Folk Tale Classics) • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Abiyoyo • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Our Tree Named Steve • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Radio Man/Don Radio (Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Wemberly Worried • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
The Grouchy Ladybug • Amazon Business $5.44 1 $5.44
A Grand Old Tree • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
SHEEP IN A JEEP • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
The Very Busy Spider: A Lift-the-Flap Book (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Chicka Chicka ABC (Chicka Chicka Book, A) • Amazon Business $4.71 1 $4.71
The Mixed-Up Chameleon (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $4.66 1 $4.66
Building a House (Mulberry Books) • Amazon Business $4.18 1 $4.18
The Mitten • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Very Lonely Firefly (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
A House for Hermit Crab • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97
Little Red Riding Hood • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89

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