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Mrs. Bowen from Camden NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Open Doors to Opportunity

My students need 60 books to update our classroom library.

  • $307 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are on their way to becoming independent readers who love a good book. Our class goal is to show more than one year's growth in literacy.

My students are in fourth grade, but the majority of them are reading below grade level.

They live in a neighborhood without a library and attend a school without a library. The only books available to my students are books that I have purchased for the classroom.

My Project

These brand new books will be added to our classroom library. Students will have the opportunity to choose "just right" books to take home and read each night. Students will be able to practice literacy skills learned in the classroom. Students will learn to enjoy reading good books.

As my students learn to love books, they will read more.

The best way to become a better reader is to read, read, and read. Students will become independent readers. This project will help my students to make the switch from learning to read to reading to learn. Then the doors of opportunity will be opened for my students.

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Mrs. Bowen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 2 Classic Grade Level Library (30 bk set) • AKJ Books $115.06 1 $115.06
Grade 3 Classic Grade Level Library (30 bk set) • AKJ Books $112.20 1 $112.20

Materials cost

$227.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$260.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.00

Total project goal

$306.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.67

1 Donor

-$153.33

Donations toward project cost

-$130.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.00

match offer

-$153.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$130.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.00

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$0.00

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