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Mrs. Otto from Saint Paul MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Not Taped Together

Help me give my students chapter books that they will love to read!

  • $240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 3rd grade. I love the transition they make from primary to intermediate grade. They are figuring out how important school is and learning to be more independent! They also are perfectionists and go through tons of materials at this age! My third graders come from diverse backgrounds and bring so much personality into the classroom! Unfortunately, as most teachers know these days, the money for extras, let alone basics are just not there! My 3rd graders are grateful as am I for any outside support we receive through DonorsChoose.org projects!

My Project

I have been teaching for 20 years. Many of my books definitely reflect this! Every year I try to update a few books, but time has caught up with me! Every day someone is asking for the tape to try to fix a book they want to read. My 3rd graders are especially bright this year! They are flying through the chapter books and we just don't have enough. My kids love chapter book series and really get into their independent reading time. We really need more books for our classroom library to keep those brains expanding and exploring. My already smart students will excel even more.

Mrs. Otto
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $36.04 1 $36.04
The Complete Ramona Collection: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, Ramona the Brave, Ramona the Pest, Ramona's World • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $22.47 1 $22.47
The Boxcar Children Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $15.21 1 $15.21
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Boxed Set: (My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish; The Seaquel; Fins of Fury) • Amazon Business $13.53 1 $13.53
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $13.35 1 $13.35
The Doughnut Fix • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) • Amazon Business $9.05 1 $9.05
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.24 1 $6.24

Materials cost

$170.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$203.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.88

Total project goal

$239.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$239.21

1 Donor

-$119.60

Donations toward project cost

-$101.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.94

match offer

-$119.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$101.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.94

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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