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Ms. Montieth from Newport News VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books are Dreams that You Hold!

My students need 22 copies of Fish in a Tree and 5 copies of each book in the Ember Series. Being able to hold and read a book is the best way to enjoy it!

  • $347 goal

This project expired on July 9, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing military kids! Our school is located on a military base and services only active-duty families. Not only do my students face the challenges of having to move and start over every few years, but also the stress of being separated from loved ones during deployments. Many of my students have already attended several elementary schools during their early school careers. As their challenges and needs are unique, my goal is to create a safe and student-centered classroom that supports them academically, socially, and emotionally.

My Project

The copies of the books, Fish in a Tree and the Book of Ember Series, will foster a love of reading as students will be able to hold them their hands. There is nothing like reading and turning the pages of a new book and then feeling a sense of accomplishment when you've read the last page.

Giving students books that ignite their imagination and spirit is how we, as teachers, nurture literate children!

My students love when I read aloud to them. These books will allow them to follow along as I read, to reread independently, and to read and discuss ideas and thoughts with their literature groups.

Ms. Montieth
Grades 3-5
More than half 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
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.56 22 $144.32
The City of Ember The First Book of Ember • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
The People of Sparks Book of Ember 2 • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
The Prophet of Yonwood Book of Ember 4 • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
The Diamond of Darkhold • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15

Materials cost

$260.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$294.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.03

Total project goal

$346.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$346.86

2 Donors

-$346.86

Donations toward project cost

-$294.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.03

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$0.00

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