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Ms. Pugh from Calumet City IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Literature Based Classroom

My students need a literature-based classroom with a variety of genres.

  • $636 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so honored to teach some of the most amazing fourth grade students in Calumet City, Illinois! My students are so eager and excited to learn new things. I want to ensure that my students receive the very best education. I strive daily to instill in each student the importance of being a lifelong learner. Also, it is my goal to provide them with the best opportunities and resources to enhance their educational experiences. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. “

-John Dewey

My Project

All teachers know that having great literature is essential to every classroom! It is often said that leaders are readers! To ensure my students are the very best readers and leaders they can be, we would love books for our classroom! These books will make a difference in our classroom because students will be exposed to so many wonderful books from different genres. My students will be able to explore biographies, graphic novels, classic novels, multicultural books, and so much more. I believe that through these books students will become better readers, learn to read for different purposes, and expand their minds.

Ms. Pugh
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Andrew Clements (7 Books) • AKJ Education $40.35 1 $40.35
Earthquakes • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
March 3 • AKJ Education $17.99 1 $17.99
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Remember: The Journey to School Integration • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Sit-In How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Harvesting Hope The Story of Cesar Chavez • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Hey Black Child • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.28 1 $12.28
Kids of Kabul Living Bravely Through a Never-Ending War • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
The Playbook • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
March: Book One • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.69 1 $10.69
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $8.98 1 $8.98
I Am Malala • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Dog Man Unleashed (Dog Man #2) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Amelia's Road • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Heaven • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Hundred Dresses • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Junebug • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Wall • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Name Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Adventures of Robin Hood • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Those Shoes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Last of the Mohicans • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Man in the Iron Mask • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Prince And the Pauper: Retold from the Mark Twain Original • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Island of Dr. Moreau • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Lost World • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Odyssey • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Iliad • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Moby-Dick • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Heidi • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Oliver Twist Retold from the Charles Dickens Original • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Gulliver's Travels • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Dracula • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $4.85 1 $4.85
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Is the Declaration of Independence? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Milton Hershey? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the March on Washington? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Mia Hamm • AKJ Education $1.85 2 $3.70
The Mysterious Adventures of Sherlock Holmes • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Child of the Civil Rights Movement • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50
Sickening Secrets from Raven Hill • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Tomb of Brain Ooze • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Boogers from Beyond • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Who Was Seabiscuit? • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
What Is the World Series? • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Perfect Game • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Burpstronauts • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Zits from Python Pit (Monster Juice) • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Stomach-Turning Tales of Terror • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
State Showdown • AKJ Education $1.95 1 $1.95
Time-Out • AKJ Education $1.95 1 $1.95
Shaken Up • AKJ Education $1.95 1 $1.95
The Swimming Pool Mystery • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
The Mummy Mystery • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Baseball World Series • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
The Greatest Game Ever Played • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Play Ball! • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
The Circus Mystery • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Fractions in Disguise • AKJ Education $1.80 1 $1.80
Trading Places with Tank Talbott • AKJ Education $1.80 1 $1.80
Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo: Witch Switch • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Nancy Drew #16 What Goes UP • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Yuck's Robotic Butt Blast • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Class B.U.R.P. • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Nancy Drew #18 City Under the Basement • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Sabotage Season • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
You're Out! • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

Materials cost

$502.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$539.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.26

Total project goal

$635.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$635.04

4 Donors

-$635.04

Donations toward project cost

-$539.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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