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Ms. A. from Mount Vernon NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Our Class Library

My students need brand new, high-interest books to expand our classroom library.

  • $589 goal

This project expired on June 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The vast majority of our students are currently living at or below the poverty level. Many of our students lack the fundamental skills needed to become proficient readers, writers, and mathematicians. It is often difficult for our students to put aside the conditions and hardships they face at home in order to concentrate on their school work. Many of our students have parents who have not acquired a high school and/or college education. Many students struggle with social and emotional issues.

My Project

Our class library consists of many books that are outdated. We have very few new books that the students are interested in. Extensive research suggests that students who have access to books will want to read more than students who do not have a variety of books to read. Our students come from low-income families with limited libraries at home and selection to motivate them to want to read. I am looking to expand our reading corner and have more choices for students to choose from in their book baggies. Students can also take home these books and return them when they are finished.

Ms. A.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dork Diaries (13 Books) • AKJ Education $135.33 1 $135.33
Nate the Great (25 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $112.05 1 $112.05
Horrible Harry (19 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $70.94 1 $70.94
Captain Underpants (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
Judy Moody (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition • AKJ Education $32.09 1 $32.09
Series Sampler - Time Warp Trio (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.41 1 $22.41
Series Sampler - Cam Jansen (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $18.67 1 $18.67

Materials cost

$463.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.26

Total project goal

$588.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$588.42

2 Donors

-$588.42

Donations toward project cost

-$500.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.26

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$0.00

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