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Mrs. Brown from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Few More Books, Please!

Help me give my students books to enjoy including the My Life series and other high interest books.

  • $253 goal

This project expired on August 14, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fifth graders who attend a k-5 elementary school in the city. Our students face challenges that many can't imagine, but they don't allow their circumstances to define them and neither do I! My reading classes are full of students from various backgrounds including many who are learning English as a second language. I love how they come in each day sharing a part of their world with me. Sometimes we're discussing their weekend activities, other times it's what they want to do to change the world. One thing I know for sure is that reading is an integral part of our classroom. My students love just having time to relax and dive deep into the pages of a good book. There's nothing better than that! Don't you agree? I love working with this group of students and helping them to become just as excited and curious about reading as I am!

All of my students are champions who are capable of excelling at whatever they set their minds to!

My Project

My students deserve to have a classroom library that has a collection of diverse and high interest books that help develop life long readers. I am requesting many picture books and graphic novels with diverse characters and books that are currently of high interest to my 5th graders. Graphic novels will help my students with special needs because of the amazing picture support. My library is an opportunity to dive into another world.

It doesn't matter what my students choose to read as long as they are reading.

These books will be read for at least 15 minutes daily during our quiet reading time. With a minimum of 2,700 minutes of reading during our 180 day school year, these students are destined to be readers who are leaders! Through these books I hope to improve student interactions between each other and create a caring community of students.

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 68 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
March (Trilogy Slipcase Set) • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
The Raina Telgemeier Collection (A Box Set) • Amazon Business $26.13 1 $26.13
The United States of Sports: An Atlas of Teams, Stats, Stars, and Facts for Every State in America (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book) • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
Fresh Princess • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Because • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Eraser • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Naruto, Vol. 4: Hero's Bridge • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Life as a Meme (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Crush (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Naruto, Vol. 5: The Challengers • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
My Life as a Joke (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
My Life as a Book (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Life as a Cartoonist (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Life as a Stuntboy (The My Life series) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$182.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.89

Total project goal

$252.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.62

3 Donors

-$126.35

Donations toward project cost

-$109.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.80

Matching donations from our partners

-$123.74

Match offers toward project cost

-$105.18

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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