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Mr. Cerullo from Tuckerton NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Be Yourself; Be your own Stargirl

Help me give my students a class set of the novel Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli.

  • $189 goal

This project expired on June 14, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The 6-C crew is about to begin another amazing year together. This amazing crew has looped from 5th grade together. The students have explored forces and motion, have learned bravery from Annemarie in Denmark, and have uncovered the mysterious of higher order mathematics. As we begin a new year, students will be diving into ancient civilizations, sail the seas with Charlotte Doyle, and will explore the concept of ratios and integers. This crew has traveled far, and yet they still look towards the future.

Hardworking, persevering, dedicated, and hysterical; what more could you want from a group of students.

Each day, these twenty 6th graders come in with a positive attitude and the drive to confront and overcome challenges. They have become a "crew." They are loyal to one another, will raise one another up, and will fool around with each other in a positive way. The 6-C crew is one of a kind!

My Project

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli was a novel I read as a student and remember it having a profound effect on me. I fell in love with Stargirl and the theme of being different.

I would love to share this novel with my students for the first time and for many years to come.

This novel will be a marvelous companion to Wonder, which I tend to read either the year prior or during the same year. They both tackle important social issues that are essential for students entering middle school. Through Stargirl, students will learn the benefits and beauty of being themselves!

Mr. Cerullo
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stargirl • AKJ Education $5.83 22 $128.26

Materials cost

$128.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.27

Total project goal

$188.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.45

1 Donor

-$188.45

Donations toward project cost

-$160.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.27

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$0.00

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