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Mrs. C. from Fair Oaks CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Can Save a Life!

Help me give my students access to reading material that is modern, relevant, and accessible to my students who vary from 2nd-12th grade reading levels!

  • $386 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

8th grade is a pivotal year for many students. Statistics show that this is the year students decide if they will ultimately drop out of school. This is tragic!

Working at a school with over 70% considered low-income, with a higher-than-average percentage of special education students, and with homeless students and many foster children, I feel the extra challenge to make sure this is year that they fall in love with school.

I want them to believe, truly believe, that they can and will be successful in school and beyond.

My Project

Books, books, books! Many of my students come from households with little to no reading material. They claim to "hate" reading, but in reality just haven't fallen in love with the right book yet! My goal is to get the right book into the hands of these cautious readers. I just need your help!

I have converted many students to love reading!

I just need to fill my classroom with modern and relevant books that appeal to their interests. Once I put the right book in their hands, the magic happens! Please help me foster a love of reading for my students.

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Mrs. C.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 110 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Orbiting Jupiter • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • AKJ Education $8.69 3 $26.07
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $6.29 3 $18.87
Lockdown: Escape from Furnace 1 • Amazon Business $7.48 2 $14.96
The Hobbit (Graphic Novel) with a subtitle of An illustrated edition of the fantasy classic • Amazon Business $14.91 1 $14.91
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense Novel • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $6.99 2 $13.98
Life in Prison • Amazon Business $6.55 2 $13.10
Greyson Gray: Camp Legend (The Greyson Gray Series) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
I Am Watching You • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Sheets • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Who Was Stan Lee? • Amazon Business $5.69 2 $11.38
Beautiful: A Girl's Trip Through the Looking Glass • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Five Feet Apart • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Gone • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.47 2 $6.94

Materials cost

$268.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$327.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.77

Total project goal

$385.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.13

8 Donors

-$255.13

Donations toward project cost

-$216.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.27

match offer

-$130.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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