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Mrs. Harris from Greensboro NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Battle of the Books

My students need 2 classroom copies each of 13 books.

  • $279 goal

This project expired on January 10, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember how exciting it was when you faced a challenge? Well, my students have been challenged to read 13 books and go to a "battle" on these books! Every student participating needs a copy of each of the books.

My students are children who chose to participate in our school's Battle of the Books academic elective.

They are children from all backgrounds who attend a charter school in North Carolina. These students love to read and are so excited to read these books they can't put them down!

My Project

With the challenge of the Battle of the Books, each student needs their own copy of each of the books. Having their own copy of the book helps them to keep up with the assigned reading and will help them prepare for the "battle" that will take place at the end of the semester.

Not all of my students can purchase each of the books.

I would like to have at least 2 classroom copies of the books to lend out to the students who have a need for this. I want every student to be able to have a copy of the books so that they have the same opportunity as the other students.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Three Times Lucky • Amazon $12.76 2 $25.52
The Brooklyn Nine • Amazon $7.88 2 $15.76
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution • Amazon $7.88 2 $15.76
The Mysterious Benedict Society • Amazon $7.20 2 $14.40
Crow • Amazon $7.19 2 $14.38
The Emerald Atlas (Books of Beginning) • Amazon $7.19 2 $14.38
Iron Thunder (I Witness) • Amazon $7.19 2 $14.38
The Underneath • Amazon $7.19 2 $14.38
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam • Amazon $7.19 2 $14.38
Under a War-Torn Sky • Amazon $6.29 2 $12.58
Island of the Unknowns: A Mystery • Amazon $6.26 2 $12.52
Schooled • Amazon $5.39 2 $10.78
Out Of The Dust • Amazon $4.96 2 $9.92

Materials cost

$189.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$236.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.78

Total project goal

$278.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$278.51

10 Donors

-$230.86

Donations toward project cost

-$198.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.38

match offer

-$45.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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