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  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Weintraub
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Books to Call Our Own

Help me give my students books of their very own to take home before spring break and summer break.

My Students

My students are inquisitive, engaging fifth graders and our classroom is a warm and welcoming community of learners. They are curious students who love to ask questions and extend their learning. These amazing young people bring their cultural backgrounds into our class of learners to create a diverse classroom community.

Our 3rd through 8th graders and their families choose to attend this school to be a part of our wonderful, small school learning environment.

I teach at a public magnet school with less than 400 students in 3rd-8th grades, which provides a unique opportunity for upper elementary and middle school students to share the same campus and school community. As a school of choice instead of a neighborhood zoned school, we have students enrolled from throughout the district's different school zones.

My Project

I am requesting several popular book titles from series I know my students love so that I can continue encouraging their interest in reading. I want to provide access to books of their choosing even when they are not in school. Some of the titles are from the popular Who Was, Magic Tree House, My Weird School, and Stink book series.

The books in this project will be for students to keep and call their very own, developing their own personal collection of books at home.

In addition to nurturing a love of reading at school through books in our classroom and school libraries, I want to provide reading opportunities at home and help students learn to love and value books of their own. This project will allow all of my students to choose books to take and keep prior to spring and summer breaks--one book before spring break and two before summer break.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Living in . . . Around the World Collection: Living in . . . Brazil; Living in . . . China; Living in . . . India; Living in . . . Italy; Living in . . . Mexico; Living in . . . South Africa • Amazon Business $12.62 2 $25.24
History of Fun Stuff to Go!: The Deep Dish on Pizza!; The Scoop on Ice Cream!; The Tricks and Treats of Halloween!; The Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate!; ... Games!; The Explosive Story of Fireworks! • Amazon Business $12.21 2 $24.42
Wonders of America Ready-to-Read Value Pack: The Grand Canyon; Niagara Falls; The Rocky Mountains; Mount Rushmore; The Statue of Liberty; Yellowstone • Amazon Business $11.29 2 $22.58
You Should Meet Collector's Set: Women Who Launched the Computer Age; Mae Jemison; Misty Copeland; Jesse Owens; Duke Kahanamoku; Katherine Johnson • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
My Weird School Collection: Books 1 to 4 • Amazon Business $8.49 2 $16.98
Secrets of American History Collection: The Founding Fathers Were Spies!; Secret Agents! Sharks! Ghost Armies!; Heroes Who Risked Everything for ... Rushmore's Hidden Room and Other Monuments • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Science of Fun Stuff to Go!: The Thrills and Chills of Amusement Parks; The Innings and Outs of Baseball; Pulling Back the Curtain on Magic!; The Cool ... How Airplanes Get from Here...to There! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Pinky and Rex Love to Read!: Pinky and Rex; Pinky and Rex and the Mean Old Witch; Pinky and Rex and the Bully; Pinky and Rex and the New Neighbors; ... and Rex and the Spelling Bee (Pinky & Rex) • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
Read with the Peanuts Gang: Time for School, Charlie Brown; Make a Trade, Charlie Brown!; Peppermint Patty Goes to Camp; Lucy Knows Best; Linus Gets Glasses; Snoopy and Woodstock • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy's Ultimate Chapter Book Quartet: Books 1 through 4 • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
The Tortoise and the Scare (11) (Nancy Drew Clue Book) • Amazon Business $3.89 3 $11.67
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17) • Amazon Business $3.29 3 $9.87
The Class from the Black Lagoon • Amazon Business $3.19 3 $9.57
Where Is Machu Picchu? • Amazon Business $2.99 3 $8.97
Who Is Ralph Lauren? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $2.69 3 $8.07
Overboard! (Survivor Diaries) • Amazon Business $2.69 3 $8.07
Who Was Charlie Chaplin? • Amazon Business $2.69 3 $8.07
Where Is Our Solar System? • Amazon Business $2.67 3 $8.01
Stink: Hamlet and Cheese • Amazon Business $2.49 3 $7.47
National Geographic Readers: Wild Cats (Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.19 2 $6.38
Twister on Tuesday (Magic Tree House, No. 23) • Amazon Business $2.69 2 $5.38
My Weird School #17: Miss Suki Is Kooky! • Amazon Business $2.49 2 $4.98

Materials cost

$297.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.42

Total project goal

$422.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.80

3 Donors

-$211.22

Donations toward project cost

-$179.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.38

match offer

-$211.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$179.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by A group of anonymous donors and 3 other donors.

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