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Mrs. Brichaux from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Authors Studies Equals Meaningful Learning!!!

My students need 37 Novels and History Based Books for novel and Theme learning units.

  • $857 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We all know that good literature and interesting books make students want to read. The more variety in the classroom the more interest students show in reading.

My students come from low economic backgrounds.

Many do not have books of their own at home. Most of my students have parents who want the best from them but can't always afford to provide it. Students in our school struggle with standard based tests, especially reading tests.

My Project

I am asking for novels and history based books to build our library. I also am planning on doing author studies for a few of the authors. I will be using the History books to teach theme units throughout the year. I am asking for a kindle fire to download and use the classic children's novels that many of my students have never been exposed to. We will also use the kindle to record content for students in the classroom.

Having quality literature is a must in a fifth grade classroom.

My students will build their reading skills as well as learn about our country's history with the novels and books I have asked for. The kindle will bring the books to life and give them a chance to experience the newest technology for reading. Thanks for considering our project.

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Mrs. Brichaux
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Just a Dream • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
Garden of Abdul Gasazi • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
Mysteries of Harris Burdick • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
The Polar Express Chris Van Allsburg • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
Stranger • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
Sweetest Fig • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
The Widow''s Broom • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
Wretched Stone • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
Two Bad Ants • AKJ Books $14.02 1 $14.02
Zathura Chris Van Allsburg, Chris Van Allsburg (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $13.32 1 $13.32
Mother Earth/Father Sky • AKJ Books $17.96 1 $17.96
Piggins • AKJ Books $5.18 1 $5.18
Owl Moon • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
A Light in the Attic • AKJ Books $14.05 1 $14.05
Every Thing On It • AKJ Books $14.79 1 $14.79
Falling Up: Poems and Drawings • AKJ Books $14.05 1 $14.05
Dont Bump the Glump! And Other Fantasies • AKJ Books $13.31 1 $13.31
A Giraffe and a Half Shel Silverstein, Shel Silverstein (Ill • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
Missing Piece Shel Silverstein, Shel Silverstein (Illustrato • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
Where the Sidewalk Ends • AKJ Books $14.05 1 $14.05
Amazon Kindle Fire tablet 8 GB 7 • CDW Inc. $197.99 1 $197.99
DR BOTT MICROSHELL F KINDLE FIRE WHT • CDW Inc. $33.57 1 $33.57
Native American History for Kids: With 21 Activities Karen B • AKJ Books $15.26 1 $15.26
North American Indian (Eyewitness Books Series) David S. Mur • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
Only the Names Remain: The Cherokees and the Trail of Tears • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
The Double Life of Pocahontas • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Gold Rush Fever: A Story of the Klondike 1898 Barbara Greenw • AKJ Books $9.58 1 $9.58
Illinois Native Peoples (2nd Edition) • AKJ Books $6.65 1 $6.65
Meet Naiche • AKJ Books $14.36 1 $14.36
Pocahontas and the Strangers • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Lewis & Clark • AKJ Books $4.40 1 $4.40
Lewis and Clark George Sullivan • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Neil Armstrong • AKJ Books $4.40 1 $4.40
Neil Armstrong: Young Pilot • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Sacagawea: American Pathfinder • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
The Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early American • AKJ Books $12.54 1 $12.54
Who Is Neil Armstrong? • AKJ Books $3.69 1 $3.69

Materials cost

$612.93

Vendor shipping charges

$23.16

State sales tax

$48.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$728.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$128.54

Total project goal

$856.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$856.94

1 Donor

-$82.45

Donations toward project cost

-$82.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$759.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$645.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$113.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.55

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$0.00

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