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Ms. Cervantes from Conroe TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bilingual Students in Need of Books

My students need an array of books that are at their reading levels. My cart consists mostly of graphic novels that my students love.

  • $401 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I will be teaching third grade reading and writing at a Title I campus in Texas in the upcoming school year. Of our campus population, 95% of our students receive free and reduced-rate lunch. Some of my students come from homes that are almost in unlivable conditions.

My class will consist of 40 very diverse bilingual students who mostly come from low-income homes.

All of the students at our campus are eager to learn and truly have a love of learning. All of the students in my class are English language learners (ELLs) at various levels.

My Project

I am wanting to build our classroom library with books that my students can take home in their book bags to read. My goal is to have enough books so that each student will be able to take at least 3 books home each day. The books in my cart are mostly graphic novels that are part of a series that my students enjoy. As James Patterson once said, "There's no such thing as a kid who hates reading, there are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong books."

Most of my students do not have access to books outside of school.

Earlier in the school year, my students were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. They were forced to miss school for two weeks. Please help me on my journey to build lifelong readers by providing my students the right books.

Ms. Cervantes
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12 Books Complete Collection Set Box of Books NEW 2018 Edition • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Dork Diaries x 10 title set: Dork Diaries / Party Time / How to Dork your Diary / Pop Star / Dear Dork / TV Star / Skating Sensation / Holiday Heartbreak / OMG / Once Upon a Dork • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Ordinary People Change the World Gift Set • Amazon Business $32.04 1 $32.04
Ronaldo: A Boy Who Became A Star. Inspiring children book about Cristiano Ronaldo - one of the best soccer players in history. (Soccer Book For Kids) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $12.66 1 $12.66
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
I am Neil Armstrong (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $11.38 1 $11.38
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Las aventuras de Uuk y Gluk, cavernícolas del futuro y maestros de kung fu: (Spanish language edition of The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu ... (Capitán Calzoncillos) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.60 1 $5.60
El Superbebé pañal #2: La invasión de los ladrones de inodoros: (Spanish language edition of Super Diaper Baby #2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers) (Capitán Calzoncillos) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77

Materials cost

$305.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$340.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.03

Total project goal

$400.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$400.21

2 Donors

-$75.18

Donations toward project cost

-$73.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

match offer

-$313.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$266.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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