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Mrs. Potts from Lake Dallas TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Mind Full of Adventures

My students need classroom library books to improve our literacy time and skills.

  • $386 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I would like to inspire every child to read and fall in love with all the adventures that are possible when they open their minds to books. I hope to create a classroom library that will do just this. I am requesting a few novels that are this year's winners of the Texas BlueBonnet Award.

I have 22 amazing students that are full with curiosity and eagerness to learn.

I teach at a title one school where more than half of our population are low socioeconomic. All of my students are part of that percentage. But that does not stop my students.

My Project

I will set up book clubs for my students to join and read the books. The book clubs will help the students develop important language skills and encourage them to use academic language. It will provide them to make predictions, expanded their vocabulary, and participate in group discussions.

I believe that a classroom library is important because it provides students with easy access to books.

Also, recent studies on literacy confirm what educators have known for years: the more contact children have with books, the better readers they become.

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Mrs. Potts
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
The Great American Dust Bowl • AKJ Books $12.34 3 $37.02
When the Beat Was Born • AKJ Books $11.69 3 $35.07
Emily''s Blue Period • AKJ Books $11.69 3 $35.07
The Right Word • AKJ Books $11.38 3 $34.14
Always, Abigail • AKJ Books $8.44 3 $25.32
Grandfather Gandhi • AKJ Books $11.69 2 $23.38
The Night Gardener • AKJ Books $5.82 3 $17.46
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing • AKJ Books $5.19 3 $15.57
Saving Lucas Biggs • AKJ Books $4.54 3 $13.62
The Lost Planet • AKJ Books $4.54 3 $13.62
Rutherford B., Who Was He? • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
The Vanishing Coin • AKJ Books $3.89 3 $11.67
The Misadventures of Salem Hyde • AKJ Books $9.72 1 $9.72
Mountain Dog • AKJ Books $5.19 1 $5.19
Quinny & Hopper • AKJ Books $4.54 1 $4.54

Materials cost

$293.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$327.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.79

Total project goal

$385.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.27

7 Donors

-$383.47

Donations toward project cost

-$327.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.80

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$0.00

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