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Mrs. Odom from White Oak TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books That Care

Help me give my students books that will encourage a bigger, better, kinder world.

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I school district in a small East Texas community. Each of our classes consists of approximately 20 adorable fourth graders who come from all different backgrounds.

My students are highly motivated and love to be challenged.

All of my students are a very important part of the classroom. They do a tremendous job in supporting and encouraging their peers whenever needed. They make me proud to be their teacher! I can't wait to see their smiling faces every morning!

My Project

My students are from a small East Texas Title I school. They come from various backgrounds and upbringings. I believe books are a way to touch the lives of my students.

The perfect books can teach our kids so many good things.

We need more kindness and empathy in our world today. These books are the perfect ones to help reach our kids' hearts.

Please help me bring these books into my classroom so that my kids can make a better tomorrow. We need to make our world a better place and it starts with our kids. They are our future.

Mrs. Odom
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Little Bit Different (The Ploofers) • Amazon Business $18.95 2 $37.90
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.73 2 $23.46
We Will Rock Our Classmates (Penelope, 2) • Amazon Business $10.75 2 $21.50
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $9.48 2 $18.96
The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be • Amazon Business $8.88 2 $17.76
Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning about Empathy • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
What If Everybody Thought That? • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$162.39

Vendor shipping charges

$7.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.79

Total project goal

$238.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.60

3 Donors

-$225.31

Donations toward project cost

-$202.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.29

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$0.00

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