You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Thomas from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Club? Yes, Please!

Help me give my students get books for our Project LIT book club.

  • $373 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in Baltimore City. I teach in a middle school classroom. It's a pretty small school in comparison to many other schools around Baltimore.

How can I describe my students?

Bold. Outspoken. Inquisitive. Smart. Silly. Funny. Those are just some of the words that come to mind when I think of my students.

My students push themselves to succeed and learn new things on a daily basis. They persevere through adversities. I absolutely love my students, and I can't wait to see what positive things they contribute to the world.

My Project

For the upcoming school year, roughly 20 students will be able to take part in a joint Student Government Association and Project Lit Program, which will help students become literacy advocates and experts within our school and surrounding community. Your donation will help our Project Lit chapter to get the needed books to have our monthly book club meetings. These particular books are high interest and the plots feature a variety of characters from diverse backgrounds so that each and every student can see characters and plots that mirror their experiences and lives. This project is geared to help spread the love of literature, especially in a more diverse way.

Mrs. Thomas
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Thomas is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) • Amazon Business $15.24 2 $30.48
Speak: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
On The Come Up • Amazon Business $12.91 2 $25.82
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.59 2 $25.18
Odd One Out • Amazon Business $12.32 2 $24.64
Like Vanessa • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
Tradition • Amazon Business $10.44 2 $20.88
Allegedly • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Dread Nation • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Monday's Not Coming • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Rebound (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $8.49 2 $16.98
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $15.09 1 $15.09

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Baltimore","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3034017],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MD","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3640059,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Thomas","authorIds":{"3034017":{"owner":"Mrs. Thomas","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3640059],"proposalHash":"1764124430","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20627289,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjAxMDE0OQ==","MzAzNDAxNw==","MjY3OTkzMw==","NTk2ODQyNw==","NTIxMzI3OA==","MTQ4MjY5"],"teacherId":3034017,"schoolCounty":"Baltimore City","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MD","name":"Maryland"}}