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Mrs. Dwyer from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Always Learning, Always Growing

Help me give my students books to read and succeed and a better library to call their own.

  • $1,175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at an amazing, diverse school where my students love to read! The school that I teach at has many different types of students who come from many different walks of life. Regardless of their situations, these kids have so much hope for their future and education. This school has wonderful kids who are going to make such a difference in the world. They are kind, caring, thoughtful, intelligent and all around a great group of individuals. I am such a lucky teacher to be at such a supportive school with such awesome kids.

My Project

These books will add to our growing library and will support my kids by providing reading material and a reading space for them. The classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy! They read with others there, work there, and love to lounge and read independently there.

Every book that is placed in my library is treated with care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read.

All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. I observe their interests and have asked them to complete a book survey so that I can get a better idea of what books they want and need. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time and grow as learners.

My students will be able to choose books that interest them and encourage them to read. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an interest in independent reading. They cherish DEAR time and continue to read every book that is placed in our library! This project will greatly benefit my students now and to come. Thank You!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 0680562 Stack Chair, Turquoise Plush Bean Bag • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96
Unique Loom Solo Solid Shag Collection Modern Plush Light Slate Blue Area Rug (5' 0 x 8' 0) • Amazon Business $78.26 1 $78.26
Who is (Who Was) series collection various ten book set. Harriet Tubman george washington ronald reagan walt disney hellen keller barack obama • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Amulet #1-8 Box Set • Amazon Business $59.70 1 $59.70
The Heroes of Olympus Hardcover Boxed Set • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Kleenex Trusted Care Facial Tissues, 18 Flat Boxes, 190 Tissues per Box, 190 Count (Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
The Trouble Begins: A Box of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-3 (The Bad Beginning; The Reptile Room; The Wide Window) • Amazon Business $37.79 1 $37.79
The FunJungle Collection: Belly Up; Poached; Big Game • Amazon Business $36.84 1 $36.84
The Situation Worsens: A Box of Unfortunate Events, Books 4-6 (The Miserable Mill; The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator) • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $27.27 1 $27.27
Spy School Top Secret Collection: Spy School; Spy Camp; Evil Spy School; Spy Ski School; Spy School Secret Service • Amazon Business $26.69 1 $26.69
The Dilemma Deepens: A Box of Unfortunate Events, Books 7-9 (The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital; The Carnivorous Carnival) • Amazon Business $26.40 1 $26.40
Vashti Harrison Boxed Set • Amazon Business $25.38 1 $25.38
The Last Kids on Earth: The Monster Box • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Avery Address Labels with Sure Feed for Inkjet Printers, 1" x 2-5/8", 1,500 Labels, Permanent Adhesive (2 packs 8160) • Amazon Business $19.56 1 $19.56
Epic Zero Series: Books 1-3: Epic Zero Collection • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Medium, 24 Count • Amazon Business $8.81 2 $17.62
Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (FunJungle) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $15.22 1 $15.22
Mac Cracks the Code (Mac B., Kid Spy #4) (4) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Night Diary • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Top Secret Smackdown (Mac B., Kid Spy #3) (3) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
AmazonBasics Letter Size Sheets Laminating Pouches 9 x 11.5in, 100-pack • Amazon Business $10.67 1 $10.67
Words and Your Heart • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Escape from Aleppo • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
The Impossible Crime (Mac B., Kid Spy #2) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Spy School British Invasion • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Two Roads • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Lion Down (FunJungle) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Last Musketeer #2: Traitor's Chase • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Last Musketeer • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
The Plot Chickens • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scotch Sure Start Shipping Packaging Tape, 1.88 x 38.2 Yards, 2 Rolls and 1 Dispenser (3450S-2-1RD) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
The Last Musketeer #3: Double Cross • Amazon Business $5.61 1 $5.61

Materials cost

$953.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$998.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$176.15

Total project goal

$1,174.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,174.32

1 Donor

-$1,174.32

Donations toward project cost

-$998.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$176.15

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$0.00

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