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Mrs. Guillen from Apopka FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Love of Reading Will Follow Children Into Adulthood!

My students need new literature books for a new school year.

  • $322 goal

This project expired on October 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fantastic. In fact, they are so inspiring, that I am going to teach 4th grade, for the first time, so I can loop with them. Their kindness and creativity make teaching rewarding. I am proud of each of them on a daily basis. My students love reading and science the most, and these two things are continuous expenses. The love of learning these students have is contagious. The students value independent reading as well as content reading in groups.

My Project

This group of students were in my class for third grade. They are such wonderful students that I have decided to teach fourth grade and continue teaching them. They are a creative and inspiring group of children. Because there is a love of reading fostered in this classroom, the books on the shelf have been read and read. I have created this project, so that we can expand our class library, not only for grade level literature, but also those reading above grade level. In addition to this project, I have also created a project that will increase our class library with science and math topics. Please check it out also. Thank you in advance!

Mrs. Guillen
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race (Mr. Lemoncello's Library) • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
The Book Thief • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Middle School: Escape to Australia • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
The 78-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books) • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Real Friends • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Middle School: From Hero to Zero • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
The 65-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books) • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
The 91-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books) • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
Brave (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $9.24 1 $9.24
Beautiful: A Girl's Trip Through the Looking Glass • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Invisible Emmie • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
Where the Red Fern Grows • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Positively Izzy • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Smile • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic LIfe • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sisters • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72
Drama • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Middle School: Get Me Out of Here! • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35

Materials cost

$240.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$273.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.30

Total project goal

$321.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.98

9 Donors

-$279.05

Donations toward project cost

-$237.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.86

match offer

-$42.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$36.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.44

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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