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Ms. Gripman from Albany CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books That Inspire Us : Boosting Our Library

Help me give my students a richer reading experience with a library full of books they love and crave to read!

  • $657 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inquisitive, creative, and innovative 4th graders who are always looking for new ways to challenge themselves. They are growing up in a tech-rich environment, so I am constantly looking for ways to incorporate tech that will expand their problem-solving skills.

There is nothing more engaging for my students than being given a fun, creative, and new type of tool that they can explore and use for problem-solving.

I am constantly amazed by the ability they have to think of unique solutions and to continue to challenge each other to push their thinking further.

My Project

My students are launching into a new reading experience at school this year, giving them much more time to spend with books of their choice. After teaching for 18 years, my classroom library could use some updating.

When students have access to books that inspire them and engage them, their skills and passion both grow immensely.

There is nothing like seeing the right book in the right hands.

A new batch of books for our classroom library will encourage even the most hesitant readers to keep going. These are titles that were chosen specifically by today's fourth graders, so I know they will be well-loved.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (Books 1-10) • Amazon Business $82.47 1 $82.47
How to Train Your Dragon: The Complete Series: Paperback Gift Set • Amazon Business $62.86 1 $62.86
The Land of Stories Complete Hardcover Gift Set • Amazon Business $60.32 1 $60.32
Amulet #1-7 Box Set • Amazon Business $57.26 1 $57.26
Wings of Fire Boxset, Books 1-5 (Wings of Fire) • Amazon Business $28.79 1 $28.79
Keeper of the Lost Cities Collection Books 1-3: Keeper of the Lost Cities; Exile; Everblaze • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
The Golden Lion (Cleopatra in Space #4) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Neverseen (Keeper of the Lost Cities) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #3) • Amazon Business $9.83 1 $9.83
Kristy's Great Idea: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1) • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
The Truth About Stacey: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2) • Amazon Business $9.53 1 $9.53
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
The Thief and the Sword (Cleopatra in Space #2) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
The Throne of Fire (Kane ), The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Secret of the Time Tablets (Cleopatra in Space #3) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm #1): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Unusual Suspects (The Sisters Grimm #2): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Tales from the Hood (The Sisters Grimm #6): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $8.41 1 $8.41
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Lodestar (Keeper of the Lost Cities) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Once Upon a Crime (The Sisters Grimm #4): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $7.81 1 $7.81
Magic and Other Misdemeanors (The Sisters Grimm #5): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Problem Child (The Sisters Grimm #3): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) • Amazon Business $7.16 1 $7.16
The Terrible Two Get Worse • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58

Materials cost

$476.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$557.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.43

Total project goal

$656.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$656.20

2 Donors

-$656.20

Donations toward project cost

-$557.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.43

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$0.00

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