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Mr. Townsend from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for KAC

My students need more books like The Big Dinosaur Dig, Junie B. Jones #15: Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in Her Pocket, Roscoe Riley Rules #2: Never Swipe a Bully's Bear, Soccer Team Upset, and many other books to help expand their knowledge, experiences, and vocabulary. Serving over 250 students means that a vast majority of books are needed to help appeal to all students interest.

  • $797 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Chicago school where a vast majority of our students receive free or reduced lunch. We work hard to ensure all of our students needs are being met and one of those needs is library books. Our students are intelligent, hard-working, and motivated to read, but need help finding the right books for them. Oftentimes, finding culturally relevant books can be a difficult task. Our goal is to develop our library so that it appeals to students from a variety of backgrounds with a variety of likes and interests.

My Project

My students need more books like The Big Dinosaur Dig, Junie B. Jones #15: Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in Her Pocket, Roscoe Riley Rules #2: Never Swipe a Bully's Bear,Soccer Team Upset, and many other books to help expand their knowledge, experiences, and vocabulary. Serving over 250 students means that a vast majority of books are needed to help appeal to all students interest.These books will help ensure that all students are getting to read books that they love. Students are constantly reading at our school and it can feel boring when you see the same books over and over again. This project will liven up the bookshelf and reinvest students in the joy of reading.

These books will help our higher readers continue to find enjoying books.

It will also serve as a reinvestment of male readers, who typically find it difficult to locate books about topics they enjoy. In general, this project will impact each student in this building in a positive way.

Mr. Townsend
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 225 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Treasure Hunters • AKJ Education $10.94 2 $21.88
Jump! From the Life of Michael Jordan • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
The Curse of the Bologna Sandwich Curse of the Bologna Sandwich • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The Fake Cape Caper • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Dad, Jackie, and Me • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
Dream Big Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Olympic Gold • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Roberto Clemente Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Travel Team • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
R2-D2 and Friends • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Atlantis The Lost City? • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Far Out! Animals That Do Amazing Things • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Fake Out! Animals That Play Tricks • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Extreme Machines • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Space Heroes • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Sniffles, Sneezes, Hiccups, and Coughs • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Animals at Home • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Dinosaur Detectives • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Diving Dolphin • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Bug Out! The World's Creepiest, Crawliest Critters • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Freak Out! Animals Beyond Your Wildest Imagination • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Spiders' Secrets • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Amazing Animal Journeys • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Danger on the Mountain Scaling the World's Highest Peaks • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Invaders from Outer Space Real-Life Stories of Ufos • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Robin Hood The Tale of the Great Outlaw Hero • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
First Flight The Story of the Wright Brothers • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
The Big Dinosaur Dig • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Welcome To China • AKJ Education $3.59 3 $10.77
Snow Treasure • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
The Golden Glove • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Soccer Team Upset • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Starry Sky • AKJ Education $3.19 3 $9.57
Farm Animals • AKJ Education $3.19 3 $9.57
Polar Bear Alert! • AKJ Education $3.19 3 $9.57
Amazing Buildings • AKJ Education $3.19 3 $9.57
Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters • AKJ Education $3.19 3 $9.57
Bermuda Triangle • AKJ Education $3.19 3 $9.57
Ballpark Mysteries #7: The San Francisco Splash • AKJ Education $4.49 2 $8.98
Junie B. Jones #15: Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in Her Pocket • AKJ Education $4.49 2 $8.98
Ballpark Mysteries #3: The L.A. Dodger • AKJ Education $4.49 2 $8.98
Fast Company Winning Season #3 • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #1: Amelia Bedelia Means Business • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Emergency Quarterback #5 Winning Season • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Dunk Under Pressure #7 Winning Season • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
The Story Of Chocolate • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Secrets of the Mummies • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Greek Myths • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Spacebusters The Race to the Moon • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Horse Heroes True Stories of Amazing Horses • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Throwing Heat • AKJ Education $4.34 2 $8.68
Touchdown Trouble • AKJ Education $4.34 2 $8.68
Beach Bully • AKJ Education $4.34 2 $8.68
Off the Rim • AKJ Education $4.34 2 $8.68
T.J.'s Secret Pitch • AKJ Education $4.34 2 $8.68
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $3.89 2 $7.78
Junie B. Jones #6: Junie B. Jones and that Meanie Jim's Birthday • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Junie B. Jones #1: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
More Stories Huey Tells • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Junie B. Jones #3: Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Junie B. Jones #8: Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Roscoe Riley Rules #2: Never Swipe a Bully's Bear • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Junie B. Jones #5: Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Tornadoes (DK Readers) • AKJ Education $1.75 3 $5.25
Winners Take All • AKJ Education $2.22 2 $4.44
Penny of the Pyramids (Mr. Peabody & Sherman) • AKJ Education $1.75 2 $3.50

Materials cost

$637.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$676.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.44

Total project goal

$796.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$796.27

1 Donor

-$796.27

Donations toward project cost

-$676.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.44

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$0.00

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