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Mr. Seymour from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Magnificent Mathematicians!

My students need BOOKS!! Glorious, wonderful, captivating, and inspiring books are what we need to support our love of reading and learning!

  • $383 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 6th and 7th-grade students are making short work of the limited books available in our developing math library. Could you imagine looking for an interesting book, only to find that you have read everything available to you, or that nothing captivates you?

My South Brooklyn 6th and 7th-Graders inspire me in that they love to read, all of the time!

I have teamed up with our literacy teacher in trying to support their amazing reading habits in math class; however, our math library is just developing. As I work in a high poverty school, basic supplies are often difficult to come by. My students often visit bookstores, but can only daydream about the books that they would love to have available to them. Your support would make my students' year and foster their development of math fluency.

My Project

The books in this selection, including Back to the Lab and Never Use Futura will bolster our library with books that use math and design and creativity in interesting and inspiring fashions. Exploring math in a manner that excites students, and piques their interest, is a way to not only turn students on to the beauty of mathematics, but also to have them further advocate for their educations, in that they will be reading books that they are interested in! Art, Design, Music, Construction, and Architechture are what we wish to explore through reading! My students are the designers, architects, artists, musicians, and critical thinkers of tomorrow!

Your generosity will bring our library to life!

I would love for my students to know that there is an exciting way to learn most anything. And, one of the best ways is to find a book that speaks to you, to identify with the ideas of another person, and to enhance your reading and math skills at the same time.

Mr. Seymour
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jim Olson: Building, Nature, Art • Amazon Business $49.02 1 $49.02
Hudson Modern: Residential Landscapes • Amazon Business $35.59 1 $35.59
Back to the Lab: Hip Hop Home Studios • Amazon Business $29.01 1 $29.01
Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models: 14 Kirigami Buildings to Cut and Fold • Amazon Business $20.39 1 $20.39
Feast by Firelight: Simple Recipes for Camping, Cabins, and the Great Outdoors • Amazon Business $17.15 1 $17.15
Never Use Futura • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth • Amazon Business $15.01 1 $15.01
Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
This Phenomenal Life: The Amazing Ways We Are Connected with Our Universe • Amazon Business $13.03 1 $13.03
They All Saw a Cat • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Animals of a Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium • Amazon Business $11.40 1 $11.40
The Swiss Army Knife Book: 63 Outdoor Projects • Amazon Business $11.27 1 $11.27
The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals―and Other Forgotten Skills (Natural Navigation) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
50 Things to Do with a Penknife • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Werner's Nomenclature of Colours: Adapted to Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Anatomy, and the Arts • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50

Materials cost

$290.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$325.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.37

Total project goal

$382.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$382.46

3 Donors

-$353.05

Donations toward project cost

-$303.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.21

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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