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Mrs. C. from Morristown TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books-Igniting a Passion for Reading

My students need 40 new books to help ignite learning and literacy in our classroom including The Crossover, Echo, Fish In A Tree, and Percy Jackson to our library.

  • $465 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you love buying books? Do you remember making trips to the local library as a kid? Many of my students do not have access to books at home or the ability to go to the local library. Our classroom library is the pathway to igniting their love for literacy and learning. Books help inspire them.

I have over 40, 5th grade students.

My students are eager to learn but many are battling the hardships that life has sent their way. They are bright individuals who desire the opportunities to succeed just like any other 5th grade student. I am proud of their perseverance and willingness to be challenged and overcome life's obstacles and rise above the odds.

My Project

A classroom library should be an exciting place for a student. If the library is filled with books that do not spark student interest then the library will lose its magic and purpose. The books that I have added to this project are books that students WANT to read. Some are nonfiction, some are historical fictions, others are graphic novels(which are desired greatly from reluctant readers at the moment), and other titles that students have expressed interest in reading. These books will be used to encourage students to read and help them find books that are relevant and meaningful to them.

I want my students to have everything that their hearts desire.

I want them to know that they are loved, valued, and appreciated. It is my dream to be able to provide for them when they need/desire things in the classroom and beyond so when they asked for more books...I just KNEW I had to make this dream a reality for them.

Mrs. C.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Echo • Amazon Business $14.02 1 $14.02
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Ratscalibur (Chronicles of the Low Realm) • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
The Cloud Searchers (Amulet #3) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Stonekeeper's Curse (Amulet #2) • Amazon Business $11.28 1 $11.28
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
Rapunzel's Revenge • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Evil Spy School • Amazon Business $11.08 1 $11.08
The Crossover • Amazon Business $10.86 1 $10.86
The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel (The Descendants) • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Big Bad Ironclad! • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
Calamity Jack • Amazon Business $10.34 1 $10.34
The Worst Class Trip Ever • Amazon Business $10.11 1 $10.11
Prince of the Elves (Amulet #5) • Amazon Business $10.04 1 $10.04
The Last Council (Amulet #4) • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Brown Girl Dreaming (Newbery Honor Book) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Explorer: The Lost Islands • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Rain Reign (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers) • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Escape From Lucien (Amulet #6) • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
Book Scavenger • Amazon Business $8.12 1 $8.12
Spy Camp (Spy School) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel (Books of Ember) • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
The Truth About Stacey: Full Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2) • Amazon Business $7.30 1 $7.30
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $7.17 1 $7.17
The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1) • Amazon Business $7.14 1 $7.14
Dragonbreath #2: Attack of the Ninja Frogs • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dragonbreath #1 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
P.S. Be Eleven • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Guys Read: The Sports Pages • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Guys Read: True Stories • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Drama • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
One Crazy Summer • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3) • Amazon Business $5.53 1 $5.53
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5) • Amazon Business $4.70 1 $4.70

Materials cost

$359.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$394.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.66

Total project goal

$464.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$464.38

6 Donors

-$345.55

Donations toward project cost

-$301.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.33

match offer

-$110.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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