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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can I Have A Book?

Help me give my students some new and exciting new books to read.

  • $201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Pennsylvania, and all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical, inner-city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk through​ the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

Reading is one of my biggest joys in life and I love giving this to my students. My students don’t have access to a school library to check out books so I started a library in my classroom. They can come in at any time and take a book to read at school and at home. They then can trade it back in for another whenever they are finished. If they fall in love with a series or author they can give me a book request and I will do my best to get the books they request. It is so important to encourage their love of reading.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Conference of the Birds (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
A Map of Days (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Lying Next to Me • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children • Amazon Business $10.73 1 $10.73
Torment (Fallen, Book 2) • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Taken at Dusk: A Shadow Falls Novel • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Chosen at Nightfall (A Shadow Falls Novel) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Rapture (Fallen) • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Wolfsbane: A Nightshade Novel Book 2 • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Passion (Fallen, Book 3) • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Awake at Dawn (A Shadow Falls Novel) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Secrets Never Die (Morgan Dane) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys #10) (10) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Whispers at Moonrise (A Shadow Falls Novel) • Amazon Business $4.70 1 $4.70
The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9) (9) • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) (8) • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

Materials cost

$138.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$170.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.14

Total project goal

$200.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$200.92

3 Donors

-$57.63

Donations toward project cost

-$57.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$133.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$113.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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