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Ms. Locke from Charlotte NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books for All!

Help me give my students class sets of high quality books to enhance reading instruction.

  • $2,436 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The elementary school that I work at is such a special place! Our students come to school each day ready to take on another day of learning. I am proud to say that every staff member at my school strives to provide the best place to learn for our students.

My goal is to create a school and classroom environment that is inviting, engaging, meaningful and full of passion.

My classroom is a safe place where learning is fun but adds meaning to their lives.

My students are the most enthusiastic group of students I have had yet. Each and every one of them brings something unique to our classroom.

Thanks to your donations, I will continue to be able to do whatever I can to help my students succeed and move on to be successful members of society.

My Project

This year we will be using new unit plans of study for our literacy instruction. This my grade level colleagues and I have been working hard planning for our students in order to prepare the best quality instruction we can offer. We have selected some high quality books. Unfortunately, we currently only have one copy of each of these books. In order to provide the best instruction, I am asking for your generous donations to acquire class sets of these books.

Having a book in hand when learning reading skills is powerful.

Each of these requested books is packed with quality content that can be used in a variety of ways. Having a class set of these nine books will allow for students to have the books in hand while receiving teacher instruction, working with their partners, and completing their independent work.

Your donations towards helping reach this goal are so very much appreciated.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wings • Amazon Business $16.88 25 $422.00
The Wildest Race Ever The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon • AKJ Education $13.86 25 $346.50
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist! • AKJ Education $7.26 25 $181.50
Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.57 25 $164.25
Hello, Universe • AKJ Education $6.56 25 $164.00
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.29 25 $157.25
Rules • AKJ Education $5.83 25 $145.75
Save Me a Seat • AKJ Education $5.83 25 $145.75
The City of Ember The First Book of Ember • AKJ Education $5.59 25 $139.75

Materials cost

$1,866.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$145.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,070.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$365.36

Total project goal

$2,435.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,435.72

2 Donors

-$2,042.86

Donations toward project cost

-$2,027.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$342.86

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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