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Mrs. Mendez from Waukegan IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book in Every Child's Hands!

Help me give my students the joy of words and a spark for writing.

  • $348 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class consists of 25 very inquisitive third grade students. Remote learning hasn't stopped their love for learning. One of their favorite parts of the day is listening to chapter book read-alouds. They also get really excited watching videos about the world.

My Project

In a regular classroom setting each child would have a book to hold and read. Together we'd look through the pages, highlight important parts, and make annotations as we discover. This isn't so easy (or nearly as fun) to do when reading on-line. This is why I'd love for each child to receive a few REAL books!

Having a real paperback book to hold and read is so much better than an on-line story.

We'll use the books to develop fluency and reading comprehension. We'll also use the stories to jump start our own creative writing skills!

Mrs. Mendez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things • AKJ Education $5.10 27 $137.70
The Stories Julian Tells • AKJ Education $4.37 27 $117.99

Materials cost

$255.69

Vendor shipping charges

$6.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.15

Total project goal

$347.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$347.68

10 Donors

-$347.68

Donations toward project cost

-$295.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.15

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$0.00

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