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  • $381 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Lamb
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

Battle of the Books

My students need small reading group sets of eight novels to read.

My Students

Do you remember what it was like the first time you read a book that you couldn't put down? Novels are the best way to get students to want to read. They capture their imaginations and make them love reading. My 26 awesome 4th grade students are in need of great novels to assist in their learning.

I have found that my students go crazy over competing and playing games, which is why I would like them to compete in "œThe Battle of the Books." The design of this program is one where students read books and come together to demonstrate their abilities and test their knowledge of the books they have read.

The competitions are similar in style to the TV series Family Feud or Whiz Kids styles of competition. It is a fun way to encourage students to read and recall the details of books they have read.

My Project

We need individual copies of novels to ensure all students have the resources they need to be successful in reading comprehension and also when competing in "The Battle of the Books." Also, it would give them additional practice in comprehension of more stories at our grade level.

With your help, our classroom will be complete in our literacy development!

You can make a difference in the lives of 26 children and their opportunity to read quality literature and have fun competing.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bomb • AKJ Books $14.59 4 $58.36
The One and Only Ivan • AKJ Books $12.40 4 $49.60
One White Dolphin • AKJ Books $11.67 4 $46.68
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Tom Angleberger • AKJ Books $9.45 4 $37.80
Capture the Flag • AKJ Books $5.10 4 $20.40
The Silver Bowl • AKJ Books $5.10 4 $20.40
Sylvia & Aki • AKJ Books $5.10 4 $20.40
Who Was Steve Jobs? • AKJ Books $3.64 4 $14.56

Materials cost

$268.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$323.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.05

Total project goal

$380.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.32

9 Donors

-$254.00

Donations toward project cost

-$217.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.60

match offer

-$124.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 26 students.

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