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Mrs. Weathers from Orangeburg SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Real Life Reading

My students need 27 copies of both of the novels "Push" and "After".

  • $867 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

In South Carolina, test scores are low and students achievement and success is at an all time low. I teach at an urban high school where students are in need of motivation, encouragement, and reading materials that they can truly relate to.

My school is in a very low income area where there are not many books in our library. The books that appeal to our students are not always available for them to read. So many times, our students would read if they could just get their hands on a book that they could relate to and see their own lives with in the pages.

By donating to help purchase Push and After, two books for my students, you would not just be helping them to get new books to read, you would be helping them to expand their vocabulary, improve test scores, and raise their reading abilities. These two books would greatly benefit my classroom because the students will be able to relate to the main characters and the problems the characters face. These students need all the help they can get in their endeavors to college. Their futures lie in the pages of a book. Reading is the key to their success. The more they read, the better their vocabulary, and the higher the SAT scores and the more likely these students are to go on to college and other post high school educational opportunities.

Your help will help these students to seize their futures and to finally realize that reading can be fun! We need your help in showing these students that books are their friends!

Mrs. Weathers
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
After Amy Efaw • Barnes and Noble $12.95 27 $349.65
Push Sapphire, Ramona Lofton • Barnes and Noble $9.36 27 $252.72

Materials cost

$602.37

Vendor shipping charges

$60.24

State sales tax

$30.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$710.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$156.02

Total project goal

$866.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$866.78

1 Donor

-$433.38

Donations toward project cost

-$355.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.01

match offer

-$433.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$355.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.01

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$0.00

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