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Ms. Melton from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brain Boosting with Books!

My students need a wide variety of books so they can experience literature as a class, as a book club, and as individuals, to better themselves as learners and people.

  • $386 goal

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My Students

My school is made up of over three hundred students who come from wonderful, hardworking families that want the best education for the children. I am determined to provide that for their children any way I can.

These 4th and 5th graders work hard every day to become better students in school and I want to help them achieve that goal.

Part of my job as their teacher is to always ensure that they have the best possible opportunities and materials to help them grow and learn as readers. So I am always looking for ways to ensure this happens. I'm hoping through DonorsChoose.org to achieve this goal.

My Project

I am requesting a variety of books including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Amulet, Ghost, Muddy Max, and Sisters to name a few for a print-rich environment.

These books are by high-interest authors, such as Raina Telgemeier, Kazu Kibuishi and Wendy Mass to name a few.

Many books cover genres including realistic fiction and graphic novels. With these titles, I will have the books that can reach all possible student reading levels, and I will be able to give my students a print-rich environment.

With more diverse and complete books added to our library, students will have more choices and be more excited about what they are able to read. Students will also be able to take these chapter books home so they can continue their independent reading at home.

We know that becoming a good reader impacts students' education and futures. Allowing students to read books of their own choice is an important step to developing their good reading habits.

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lunch Lady 10 Book Paperback Collection • Amazon Business $60.05 1 $60.05
Amulet #1-7 Box Set • Amazon Business $57.26 1 $57.26
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $29.16 1 $29.16
Raina Telgemeier Collection • Amazon Business $27.70 1 $27.70
Bad Kitty's Very Very Bad Boxed Set (#2): Bad Kitty Meets the Baby, Bad Kitty for President, and Bad Kitty School Days • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
The Last Kids on Earth • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
Zita the Spacegirl • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Mighty Jack and the Goblin King • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Muddy Max: The Mystery of Marsh Creek • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Phoebe and Her Unicorn (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Unicorn on a Roll (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 2): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Unicorn vs. Goblins (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 3): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 2): The Invisible Invasion • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $7.04 1 $7.04
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Mighty Jack • Amazon Business $5.66 1 $5.66

Materials cost

$293.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$327.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.86

Total project goal

$385.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.72

8 Donors

-$285.50

Donations toward project cost

-$250.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.58

match offer

-$90.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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