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Mr. D. from Sacramento CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books They Actually WANT To Read

Help me give my students more books they want, like the Berrybrook Middle School series and the Splatoon manga!

  • $269 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students visit our school library both on their own and with their classes. They eagerly flock to my shelves to read books that spark their interests. Keeping the shelves stocked with compelling books, and keeping those books in good condition, can be a difficult task.

My students are a great bunch of kids, from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

With all of my students, nearly every genre and subject is in demand. When students have access to books that interest them, they love to read. Our students tend to be less economically well off, and I want to ensure that they still have equal access to the materials that are available to students in wealthier neighborhoods.

My Project

When students have access to books that they actually want to read, they read more. This seems obvious because it is, but funding is often far too limited to purchase enough copies of the books that are in demand. Help me encourage reading by giving my students more books they actually want to read -- like Svetlana Chmakova's Berrybrook Middle School series, and the newest copy of the Splatoon manga.

Giving my kids books they want to read keeps them reading, builds their reading skills, and makes them more likely to read OTHER books.

Help me get more and more of our students interested in reading so as to build a culture of literacy.

Mr. D.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $6.18 6 $37.08
Brave (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $16.32 2 $32.64
Crush (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $15.91 2 $31.82
Splatoon, Vol. 5 • Amazon Business $7.40 4 $29.60
Universal : Jumbo Deluxe Bookends w/Nonskid Padded Base, 5-7/8 x 8-1/4 x 9, Metal, Black -:- Sold as 2 Packs of - 2 - / - Total of 4 Each • Amazon Business $13.82 2 $27.64
Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $10.14 2 $20.28

Materials cost

$179.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.26

Total project goal

$268.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$268.39

1 Donor

-$268.39

Donations toward project cost

-$228.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.26

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$0.00

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