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Mr. Berg from Littleton CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Boys Need Books Too

My students need pencils and erasers. Plus, I need to have more books that boys would enjoy reading.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I've got a class full of great kids!

Some are English-language learners while others read at a 7th-grade level.

Some are great at math. Others don't yet know their math facts. A few come from affluent households; but most don't.

Regardless of their diverse backgrounds, they all have high hopes and tons of potential. Some day, these kids will be paleontologists, vets, chefs, authors, Air Force pilots and neurosurgeons.

No matter their goals, I want to help them get there.

My Project

All of my items will help my students improve their reading or writing.

My students are nearly out of pencils and the last eraser left town after Thanksgiving.

They need erasers because the erasers never seem to last as long as their pencil partners. And the pencils don't seem to last very long either.

Regarding the books, I need more titles that are geared toward boys. The titles I've selected are fast paced and full of action or humor. Most of my male students read graphic novels (e.g. Wimpy Kid). I'd like to offer them titles where the prose is the feature rather than the associated comic.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet) • Amazon Business $12.80 1 $12.80
Werewords • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
Greetings from Witness Protection! • Amazon Business $11.83 1 $11.83
Pax • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Way of the Warrior Kid: From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy SEAL Way: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
The Mysterious Benedict Society: 10th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Paper Mate Arrowhead Pink Pearl Cap Erasers, 144 Count • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04

Materials cost

$121.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.41

Total project goal

$189.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.42

1 Donor

-$189.42

Donations toward project cost

-$161.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.41

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$0.00

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