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Mr. D. from Sacramento CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books, Books, Books, Books ... and Tape

My students need books they enjoy reading, like the Lunar Chronicles, Dear Dumb Diary, Last Kids on Earth, and Castle in the Sky; book tape serves to help preserve these books.

  • $367 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students visit our school library both on their own and with their classes. They eagerly flock to my shelves to read books that spark their interests. Keeping the shelves stocked with compelling books, and keeping those books in good condition, can be a difficult task.

My students are a great bunch of kids, with a from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Between all of my students, nearly every genre and subject is in demand. When students have access to books that interest them, they love to read.

Our students tend to be less economically well off, and I want to ensure that they still have equal access to the materials that are available to students in wealthier neighborhoods.

My Project

Realistic humor books and dystopian science fiction books spark interest in my students. I'd like to give them access to even more books, so that they continue to read for pleasure and thus build their reading skills.

By giving students books they actually want to read, they'll read more and become better readers.

Students read more when they enjoy what they are reading. The books I'm asking for are either additional copies of books already in heavy use, or books similar in style and genre to the books they already enjoy.

Reading for pleasure is the best way to improve my students' reading skills.

Mr. D.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Lunar Chronicles Boxed Set: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Fairest, Winter • Amazon Business $55.06 2 $110.12
Dear Dumb Diary Series Complete Set of Books 1-12 (Dear Dumb Diary Series, Includes: Let's Pretend This Never Happened; My Pants Are Haunted!; Am I the Princess or the Frog?; Never Do Anything, Ever; Can Adults Become Human?; The Problem With Here Is That It's Where I'm From; Never Underestimate Your Dumbness; It's Not My Fault I Know Everything; That's What Friends Are For; and The Worst Things in Life Are Also Free; Okay, So Maybe I Do Have Superpowers; and Me! (Just Like You, Only Better)) • Amazon Business $54.37 1 $54.37
Scotch Book Tape Value Pack 845-VP • Amazon Business $42.50 1 $42.50
The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King • Amazon Business $9.09 2 $18.18
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade • Amazon Business $11.36 1 $11.36
The Last Kids on Earth • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Castle In The Sky, Vol. 4 • Amazon Business $7.42 1 $7.42

Materials cost

$254.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$311.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.98

Total project goal

$366.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$366.52

1 Donor

-$366.52

Donations toward project cost

-$311.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.98

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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