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Mrs. Snow from Provo UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Banned From Libraries But Not Books!

Help me give my students books to read at home while there is no access to school and public libraries.

  • $368 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Like all children throughout the nation, my students are having to learn how to do school online. This has brought many serious issues, problems, and concerns to the surface. Our school is predominately lower income with a large majority of students representing various ethnic backgrounds.

This pandemic has shown us that lower income ethnic groups are getting hit the hardest.

I worry that my students aren't able to do their school work for several reasons. Parents are still working outside the home, student has to babysit siblings and/or cousins, no internet service, or there is a language barrier. When parents are worried about putting food on the table and keeping their loved ones healthy, it's difficult to add school into the mix.

My Project

Getting books into my students hands has become almost impossible with social distancing and distant learning. I want to keep my students and their families safe, yet I also want my students to be reading at home. Many students don't have access to books and libraries at this time. Digital books are also difficult due to the high demand in the home with parents working from home and children trying to do their academics online.

I want my students to be able to read to learn, explore and discover new things, to laugh, to learn empathy, to find friendship, or simply to escape the pandemic through the pages of a book.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Holes (Holes Series) $7.55 3 $22.65
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment (Max Einstein (1)) $6.49 3 $19.47
Babymouse #20: Babymouse Goes for the Gold $5.99 3 $17.97
Best Friends (Real Friends) $5.79 3 $17.37
Ghosts $5.59 3 $16.77
Inside Out and Back Again $5.29 3 $15.87
Let's Go for a Drive! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book (18)) $5.00 3 $15.00
Bo's Magical New Friend: A Branches Book (Unicorn Diaries #1) $4.99 3 $14.97
Super Rabbit All-Stars!: A Branches Book (Press Start!) $4.99 3 $14.97
The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys #10) (10) $4.99 3 $14.97
The Ember Stone: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #1) (1) $4.99 3 $14.97
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) (1) $4.99 3 $14.97
Knit-Knotters: A Branches Book (Stella and the Night Sprites #1) (1) $4.99 3 $14.97
Dog Diaries: A Middle School Story (Dog Diaries (1)) $4.99 3 $14.97
Maniac Magee $4.69 3 $14.07
Are You My Mother ? $4.00 3 $12.00
DK Readers L2: LEGO City: Heroes to the Rescue: Find Out How They Keep the City Safe (DK Readers Level 2) $3.99 3 $11.97
Clark the Shark: Too Many Treats (I Can Read Level 1) $3.32 3 $9.96

Materials cost

$277.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$312.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.07

Total project goal

$367.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$367.13

2 Donors

-$367.13

Donations toward project cost

-$312.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.07

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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