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Ms. Johnston from Paradise PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Buddies

My students need 3 copies of a "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Four-Book Set and 1 copy of "Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!".

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach Communication arts in a rural school in Pennsylvania that has 36% free and reduced lunch.

Students love to read in groups. One of the most popular series for boys today is the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. It deals with difficult issues with humor. The problem is the school library has one copy of each book, meaning they are always checked out, and I only have two single copies of one of the books in the series my classroom.

The problem is the school library has one copy of each book, meaning they are always checked out, and I only have two single copies of one of the books in the series my classroom. Having multiple copies will allow the kids to read a book and discuss it at the same time-fostering conversations about dealing with school bullies, school authority figures and other touchy topics.

Your help will allow kids to feel like real world readers-choosing books they want to read, not books assigned by the teacher, and discuss the book with their friends in real- world time.

Ms. Johnston
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May) (Junie B. Jones Series #25) Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Four Book Set Jeff Kinney • Barnes and Noble $34.32 3 $102.96

Materials cost

$107.45

Vendor shipping charges

$10.75

State sales tax

$6.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$135.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.69

Total project goal

$164.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.95

1 Donor

-$135.26

Donations toward project cost

-$135.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.69

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$0.00

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