You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

  • $378 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Wilcox
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 12 donors
  • $0 still needed

Books For The Jungle Nook - We Are Bananas For Books!

My students need books!

My Students

Do you remember what it was like the first time you read a book that you couldn't put down? My students have not yet discovered books that capture their imaginations, but they have also not yet met Roald Dahl.

My students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds.

Many families are struggling to meet the day to day needs of their child. Many students do not have access to ANY books at home. We have a high population of students who do not have access to transportation, therefore trips to the library are few and far between. I work at a Charter school that is in their 2nd year in operation. Money and resources are scarce. We would greatly appreciate help in building up a classroom library. We do not have a school library so having a class library to choose from is incredibly important for my students. Thank you for reviewing my project! Any donation, any amount will help us reach our goal!

My Project

I have listed a variety of books consisting of all reading levels of my current students. With these books we will have read-a-louds, practice independent reading and guided reading and form book clubs. There is so much to be learned from reading books. I have selected a variety of books from various genres including character building topics which is so important for our population.

My students are hungry to read!

I currently have a very limited library selection. I have previously taught 1st and 3rd grade, therefore most of the books I have are not at the appropriate level for my 5th & 6th graders. However, students are still very eager to borrow my books. I cannot wait to start reading these grade/reading level appropriate books with my students. Thank you in advance for your support!

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 6 High Interest, Low Readability • AKJ Books $50.22 1 $50.22
Favorite Series Sampler - Series of Unfortunate Events • AKJ Books $38.45 1 $38.45
Grade 5 High Interest, Low Readability • AKJ Books $36.93 1 $36.93
Grade 4 High Interest, Low Readability • AKJ Books $36.16 1 $36.16
Favorite Author Study - Roald Dahl • AKJ Books $25.86 1 $25.86
Favorite Author Study - Beverly Cleary • AKJ Books $25.12 1 $25.12
Grade 5 Bargain Fiction Assortment • AKJ Books $25.00 1 $25.00
Red Kayak • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Jeremy Fink And The Meaning Of Life • AKJ Books $5.11 1 $5.11
On My Honor-when gone use 9780547722405 • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
So B. It • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Molly Mcginty Has a Really Good Day • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


10 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Matching donations from our partners


Match offers toward project cost


Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 11 other donors.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"San Bernardino","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1942831],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1055679,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":18,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Wilcox","authorIds":{"1942831":{"owner":"Mrs. Wilcox","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1055679],"proposalHash":"746216602","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":309405,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTk1MDY4Mw==","MTk5MzIz","MTk1MDc3Mg==","MTk1MDk1OQ==","MTkxODI0MQ==","MTk1MDk1MQ==","MTk1MTg2Nw==","MTk1MjE5NA==","MzIwOTY3","MTk1MDg3OQ==","MTg5MjQ4OA==","MTYxMzUz"],"teacherId":1942831,"schoolCounty":"San Bernardino","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}