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Dr. Swopshire from Saint Louis MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Bins, and Reading, Oh My!

My students need book bins to keep their materials organized and book sets for our literature circles!

  • $350 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hi! I have some awesome third graders this year. They are eager beavers who love learning. They can be competitive, but it's because they want to learn new things. They help others who struggle and are really team players.

They are also fantastic readers!

They love spending time in our school and classroom libraries. I love how they challenge themselves in choosing a "just right" book. I feel as though they have been exposed to so many genres of books this year and they are learning to expand their reading .

My Project

My students are need of these requested Connect & Store book bins to keep their book selections and guided reading materials organized. I'm sure you can imagine what a third grader's desk looks like without organization. Not pretty. I think these bins are just what they need to make them more responsible students.

We also are need of some books and book sets for our literature circles including Wonder, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, Amelia Bedelia, and Bridge to Terabithia.

The kids need these rich and diverse reading materials to make real-world connections. I think these sets will help my students expand their reading comprehension and challenge them. These books are a great start to expanding our classroom library.

Dr. Swopshire
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT769X - Neon Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 4 $115.96
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.70 6 $64.20
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 • Amazon Business $6.04 6 $36.24
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book 10-Book Box Set • Amazon Business $28.82 1 $28.82
Bridge to Terabithia (Movie Tie-in) • Amazon Business $2.98 6 $17.88

Materials cost

$263.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$297.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.42

Total project goal

$349.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$349.47

4 Donors

-$241.31

Donations toward project cost

-$205.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.20

match offer

-$108.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.22

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$0.00

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