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Mrs. Benbow from League City TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book Takes You on an Adventure!

My students need new nonfiction books to learn to love reading.

  • $217 goal

This project expired on November 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love reading and want to share and inspire my 4th graders with highly engaging nonfiction books. I recently was cleaning out my personal classroom library and noticed my nonfiction books were so outdated and falling apart. I believe if I had more authentic high interest texts my students would benefit. I love seeing their faces light up when they see a book that interests them. I would love to stock my library and keep our future generations to love reading.

My Project

With the addition of new nonfiction books from National Geographic in our classroom library my students will be able to choose from a variety of high interest books. My students will love reading these colorful engaging books time and time again. Also, they will be able to choose books that interest them and provide them with wonderful illustrations and photographs.

The best way to instill the love of reading in children is to excite them with topics that interest them.

Once you get them reading they will continue to grow into life long readers. This project will help enrich my students educational experience.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Ultimate Book of Sharks (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $15.18 1 $15.18
Bet You Didn't Know: Fascinating, Far-out, Fun-tastic Facts! (Fun Facts) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
National Geographic Kids Everything Dogs: All the Canine Facts, Photos, and Fun You Can Get Your Paws On! • Amazon Business $10.92 1 $10.92
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 (National Geographic Almanacs) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
How to Speak Cat: A Guide to Decoding Cat Language • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
National Geographic Kids Everything Dolphins: Dolphin Facts, Photos, and Fun that Will Make You Flip • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
National Geographic Kids Everything Weather: Facts, Photos, and Fun that Will Blow You Away • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship & Four-Legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
National Geographic Kids Brain Games: The Mind-Blowing Science of Your Amazing Brain • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Remember the Alamo: Texians, Tejanos, and Mexicans Tell Their Stories • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Gorillas (True Books) • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Gorillas (Living in the Wild: Primates) • Amazon Business $6.65 1 $6.65
TEXAS What's So Great About This State (Arcadia Kids) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
National Geographic Readers: Cats vs. Dogs • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

Materials cost

$151.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.52

Total project goal

$216.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.78

3 Donors

-$204.28

Donations toward project cost

-$173.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.64

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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