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Ms. Cooley from Hillside NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Community of Book Lovers

Help me give my students a rich classroom library completely filled with various genres to engage their inquisitive minds.

  • $381 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

An awesome group of curious learners greet me each day. They are 48 (two classes) diverse, very imaginative, and eager young minds that crave to know more about the world around them. Thanks to my inquisitive learners, each day brings new challenges and intrigue. I am richly rewarded by their presence and consider it an honor to be their teacher.

A unique group of thinkers, conversationalists, and collaborators, they are our future leaders.

In order to best prepare them for their future leadership roles, they need to increase their exposure technology. My students love learning it is my goal to help them continue to thrive without limitations. These budding scientists, teachers, business executives, and global success stories are well on their way. Get ready world, these fifth graders are coming our way!

My Project

This project will afford my students an opportunity to advance their reading skills and abilities. The majority love to read and others need a bit more motivation in the area of literary engagement. My desire is to bring brand new books to their finger tips and brighten their day.

With a wide range of reading levels and genres to choose from, students will be more eager to participate in independent reading.

My greatest hope is that they will each develop a love for reading and become lifelong readers. The reading world is a non-stop vacation that I want them to know well.

Ms. Cooley
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TS696 - STEM Careers Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.50 1 $79.50
TS518 - Learning to Code Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $70.50 1 $70.50
Booked • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Auggie & Me Three Wonder Stories • AKJ Education $11.89 1 $11.89
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $10.48 1 $10.48
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $10.48 1 $10.48
The Crossover • AKJ Education $9.37 1 $9.37
From The Mixed-up Files Of Mrs • Teachers' School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
Wonder • AKJ Education $8.89 1 $8.89
Hoot • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Moon Over Manifest • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
A Wrinkle In Time • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
Becoming Naomi Leon • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Lemonade War • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Tiger Rising • AKJ Education $4.89 1 $4.89

Materials cost

$285.30

Vendor shipping charges

$3.52

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$323.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.02

Total project goal

$380.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.12

6 Donors

-$380.12

Donations toward project cost

-$323.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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