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Ms. Jefferson from Sumter SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books! Books! Books! and More Books!!

My students need books like Enemy Pie, Piggie Pie, and Prince Fly Guy with characters that can help them practice their reading skills independently. The books that I chose range from character development to social issues that are currently dealing with.

  • $192 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A classroom library can open up possibilities and can seal concepts that are taught by teachers. Independent Reading is a non-negotiable and is done daily, but what saddens me is that the students don't read what is being covered in class.

My school is 100% free lunch, we are low according to our scores, but we have faith and hope in our work ethic.

The students here have plenty potential to shine, but our lack of materials hinder us.

We only have 135 students. We are #smallbutmighty! There are many possibilities that we have as a school if we could get quality books.

My Project

The books that are I selected are books that represent my students and some issues that they currently face. The books in this listing also can help the students develop their confidence as readers. I want to get these books into the hands of my students to show them a variety of books and to improve their reading.

Exposure to books is important in the lives of children.

My kids need to see themselves portrayed in a positive light. Please help my students! Books that look like me! Books that inspire! Help us get books!! Please! Exposure is key to our success and the lack could be our demise.

Ms. Jefferson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $9.04 1 $9.04
Visiting Day • Amazon Business $8.82 1 $8.82
The Night Dad Went to Jail: What to Expect When Someone You Love Goes to Jail (Life's Challenges) • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28
How to Catch the Easter Bunny • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
How to Catch a Leprechaun • Amazon Business $7.44 1 $7.44
The Easter Bunny's Assistant • Amazon Business $7.14 1 $7.14
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Fly Guy • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ruby the Copycat • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Catch the Tooth Fairy • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Piggie Pie! • Amazon Business $5.91 1 $5.91
Prince Fly Guy (Fly Guy #15) • Amazon Business $5.15 1 $5.15
Fly Guy's Amazing Tricks (Fly Guy #14) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Luckiest St. Patrick's Day Ever • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl! (Fly Guy #8) • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Fly Guy's Big Family (Fly Guy #17) • Amazon Business $4.23 1 $4.23

Materials cost

$122.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$163.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.76

Total project goal

$191.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$191.76

2 Donors

-$148.00

Donations toward project cost

-$144.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.45

match offer

-$21.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$18.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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