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  • $508 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. D.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Novel Idea Needs Novels

The cost of 30 copies of each And Then There Were None and The Face on the Milk Carton from AKJ Educational Services is $508, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach eighth grade reading and I absolutely love my job. I teach at a great school. Everyone works together and our students thrive on this positive energy. The collaborative climate makes our school system second in the state. The students I teach are great and make my job a blast! By teaching reading, I come into contact with many students who do not like to read. Usually it is because they have never been given anything interesting to read, or have a negative attitude about reading because no one ever made it fun. I try to pick novels that are fun and age appropriate for my kids. My curriculum requires that I have my students read a mystery novel. They love Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. It is a great book. After several years of use, the books are falling apart, as is Caroline B. Cooney's novel, The Face on the Milk Carton. I would like to purchase new classroom sets of these two books. The students enjoy them so much and would appreciate books that aren't falling apart. I have 150 students who would benefit from new novels. A new novel is a wonderful thing to open and begin an adventure!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
And Then There Were None • AKJ Educational Services $6.10 30 $183.00
Face on the Milk Carton • AKJ Educational Services $5.67 30 $170.10

Materials cost

$353.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$416.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.35

Total project goal

$507.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$507.50

3 Donors

-$507.50

Donations toward project cost

-$417.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.50

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$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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