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Ms. Glennon from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book Today Keeps Illiteracy at Bay

My students need books that will encourage a love for reading and drive interest.

  • $214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

Imagine a classroom where students are actively engaged and having fun at the same time.

Our school is nestled in the center of Downtown Philadelphia. Many come from low-income families. Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

These books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy-I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. They enjoy reading and love strong characters they relate to.

Each book was picked with the goal to encourage my students to love reading.

The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. This project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

Ms. Glennon
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Percy Jackson and the Olympians (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $29.89 1 $29.89
Auggie & Me Three Wonder Stories • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.28 1 $12.28
The Moon and More • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Just Listen • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children • AKJ Education $7.55 1 $7.55
Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets • AKJ Education $7.38 1 $7.38
The Maze Runner (Book One) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Speak • AKJ Education $7.13 1 $7.13
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $6.98 1 $6.98
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The BFG • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $5.68 1 $5.68

Materials cost

$149.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$181.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.99

Total project goal

$213.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$213.29

1 Donor

-$106.63

Donations toward project cost

-$90.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.99

match offer

-$106.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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