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Ms. Chizum from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Our Classroom Library!

My students need books at a variety of levels to read during reader's workshop and during independent reading time.

  • $528 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with thirty eager and diverse learners every day. My students are a diverse group of students that come from a variety of different cultures.

Over half of my students are English Language Learners and more than 60% of my students receive free and reduced-price lunch at school.

Many of my students are refugees, homeless, or come from families of generational poverty.

In addition, of the thirty students in my class twenty of them are boys and ten of them are girls.

My Project

My students are in need of a variety of books at different levels. My students are always eager and excited to read new books, but my students are limited in their book selection because there are a limited number of authors and levels of books in my classroom library.

My students love to read and they would love to have a larger selection of books available to them in their classroom library at school!

In my third grade classroom, I have students reading books from a kindergarten level to a fifth grade level.

Even though the majority of students are reading at a third grade level, many students are not able to access "good fit" books in my classroom library. I would love to be able to provide more books for my students in a variety of genres and reading levels!

Ms. Chizum
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books 1-4 Revised • Amazon Business $34.14 1 $34.14
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth / Cabin Fever / The Third Wheel / Hard Luck • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Who Would Win? Hornet vs. Wasp • Amazon Business $21.48 1 $21.48
Who Would Win? Rattlesnake VS. Secretary Bird • Amazon Business $16.48 1 $16.48
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $15.79 1 $15.79
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
A Light in the Attic Special Edition • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Falling Up • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Special Rehearsal Edition Script • Amazon Business $13.03 1 $13.03
What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
I Am Yoga • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $10.41 1 $10.41
George • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1 • Amazon Business $8.51 1 $8.51
The Very Busy Spider • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Dog Man Unleashed (Dog Man #2): From the Creator of Captain Underpants • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
I Broke My Trunk! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.40 1 $8.40
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
Little Humans • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Horton Hears a Who! • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
Someday • Amazon Business $7.22 1 $7.22
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
White Socks Only (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Babushka's Doll • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96
The Keeping Quilt • Amazon Business $5.92 1 $5.92
Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
My Very First Book of Colors • Amazon Business $5.37 1 $5.37
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (I Can Read It All by Myself) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Hop on Pop (I Can Read It All By Myself) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Fox in Socks (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Whoever You Are (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
From Head to Toe Board Book • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Thunder Cake • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
Rechenka's Eggs (Paperstar) • Amazon Business $3.35 1 $3.35
Hammerhead vs. Bull Shark (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $3.12 1 $3.12
Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $2.80 1 $2.80
There's a Wocket in My Pocket! (Dr. Seuss's Book of Ridiculous Rhymes) • Amazon Business $2.49 1 $2.49

Materials cost

$412.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$448.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.19

Total project goal

$527.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$527.94

5 Donors

-$330.14

Donations toward project cost

-$295.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.52

match offer

-$180.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$153.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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