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Mr. Schaefer from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Eager Readers

My students need over 50 new books for our classroom library.

  • $555 goal

This project expired on October 13, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Everyone knows how important it is for students to have access to quality books; my students don't.

I teach reading at a high-need California charter school.

My sixth grade students are developing into avid readers before my eyes. Many are reading a book a day and dramatically improving their reading in the process. The only problem is that we're running out of books to read.

My Project

Your donation will expand our classroom library by over 50 books; helping to purchase books that my students will read every day. The books include A to Z Mysteries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Wonder. I'm working hard to transform non-readers into lifelong readers and these books will help make it possible.

Your gift will ensure that these students have access to quality books; critical to their continual growth as readers.

Give today and make a huge difference in the lives of these hard-working students.

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

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid • AKJ Books $72.26 2 $144.52
A to Z Mysteries • AKJ Books $76.77 1 $76.77
Wonder • AKJ Books $11.67 5 $58.35
Tales from the Odyssey, Part 1 of 2 Mary Pope Osborne • AKJ Books $4.37 10 $43.70
Favorite Series Sampler - All Star Sports Story • AKJ Books $26.42 1 $26.42
Favorite Series Sampler - Time Warp Trio • AKJ Books $18.46 1 $18.46
Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life Rachel Renee • AKJ Books $10.21 1 $10.21
Dork Diaries 5 • AKJ Books $10.21 1 $10.21
Dork Diaries 4 • AKJ Books $10.21 1 $10.21

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