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Mrs. Young from Ishpeming MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book is a Dream You Hold in Your Hand!

Help me give my students more books to check out from the school library.

  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When you were young, did you ever have a favorite author or book about animals? How excited were you when that next Who Would Win? book came out? The students at my school share much of that same excitement and anticipation that you did.

My students are inquisitive, avid readers and have a love for reading.

I am the librarian at a K-8 elementary school in a very rural area, and money in my district is non-existent. Although my district is a very caring community, my students don't always have access to reading books at home. Homeless children and students that have had trauma in their lives do not always have access to books that will help them escape into the land of fantasy. My students rely on books in our library to read and help make them lifelong readers.

My Project

These books will continue to enhance the book series choices in our school library that I strive to create. Every book that is placed in our library is treated with love and care, and the students are thankful for the opportunities to read them. All of these books have been chosen with students in mind. I have watched them read titles just like these over the years, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new books, our students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

They will also be able to continue reading books from series that have interested them over the years. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help our students grow stronger in reading. The students in our district already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with more books.

Mrs. Young
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 800 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
On Thin Ice • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Quest of the Cubs (Bears of the Ice #1) (1) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Warriors: The Broken Code #1: Lost Stars • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Tristan Strong (1)) • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Warriors Super Edition: Squirrelflight's Hope • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Master of the Phantom Isle (Dragonwatch) • Amazon Business $13.16 1 $13.16
The Keepers of the Keys (Bears of the Ice #3) (3) • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Duel at Araluen (Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger) • Amazon Business $12.72 1 $12.72
Warriors: The Broken Code #2: The Silent Thaw • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Dragon Curse (4) (The Unwanteds Quests) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Warriors: The Ultimate Guide (Warriors Field Guide) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Beverly, Right Here • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third (The Magic Misfits (3)) • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
Panda-monium (FunJungle) • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Dragon Ghosts (The Unwanteds Quests) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Ready Player One: A Novel • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
The Magic Misfits: The Second Story • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Louisiana's Way Home • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Fever Code (Maze Runner, Book Five; Prequel) (The Maze Runner Series) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Fahrenheit 451 • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Wrath of the Dragon King: A Fablehaven Adventure (2) (Dragonwatch) • Amazon Business $8.16 1 $8.16
Resurrection (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 10) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Royal Ranger: A New Beginning (Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger) • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Going Wild #3: Clash of Beasts • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Bad Kitty Gets a Bath • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Merchant of Death (1) (Pendragon) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Mummies and Pyramids: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
Going Wild #2: Predator vs. Prey • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Going Wild • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
The Magic Misfits (Magic Misfits (1)) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Royal Ranger: The Red Fox Clan (Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Warriors: The Rise of Scourge • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Bedlam (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 12) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Who Was Blackbeard? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Video Vultures from Venus (Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot #3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Midnight (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 11) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Stallion by Starlight (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission) • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Fahrenheit 451 • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
What If You Had Animal Feet? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Land of the Spring Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #14) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Roar of the Thunder Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #8) • Amazon Business $4.24 1 $4.24
Shine of the Silver Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #11) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Eye of the Earthquake Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #13) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Waking the Rainbow Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #10) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What If You Had Animal Hair? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Treasure of the Gold Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #12) (12) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$414.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$450.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.49

Total project goal

$529.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$529.93

2 Donors

-$359.05

Donations toward project cost

-$344.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.86

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$45.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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