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Ms. Zangrilli from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can You Please Get These Books? Part 4

The cost of 16 book titles is $245, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $245 goal

This project expired on May 18, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Of course! Imagine my surprise, elation, enthusiasm and determination when my students provided me with a list of books that they wish were in my classroom library! Books! To Read! I couldn't believe it. Just recently I was struggling to find books to interest my reluctant readers. I work in an extremely under-resourced middle school in Brooklyn, NY. Nearly all of my 7th and 8th graders came to me reading far below grade level. Reading to them was not only hard ... it meant frustration and failure. It took weeks for me just to get them to buy into reading at all. After a lot of hard work my students are now EMERGING readers. They are no longer struggling, but are on the fast track to approaching grade level. All they need now is that extra push -- books that truly interest them. They asked me and now I am asking you. Please help me give my students the gift of reading. Help me provide them with a meaningful educational experience. Help me help them.

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

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Being a Girl: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Teen Life Kim Cattrall • Barnes and Noble $15.19 1 $15.19
The Beatrice Letters (A Series of Unfortunate Events) Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.99 1 $13.99
Haters Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Good Girls Laura Ruby • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
It's Kind of a Funny Story Ned Vizzini • Barnes and Noble $13.56 1 $13.56
Kissing Coffins Ellen Schreiber • Barnes and Noble $12.79 1 $12.79
New Moon Stephenie Meyer • Barnes and Noble $12.59 1 $12.59
Wolfcry: The Kiesha'ra: Volume Four Amelia Atwater-Rhodes • Barnes and Noble $11.96 1 $11.96
Artemis Fowl - The Lost Colony Eoin Colfer • Barnes and Noble $11.86 1 $11.86
Would I Lie To You (Gossip Girl Series) Cecily von Ziegesar • Barnes and Noble $9.89 1 $9.89
Body of Christopher Creed Carol Plum-Ucci, Plum-Ucci • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
French Kiss Sarra Manning • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Fifteen Beverly Cleary • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Treacherous Love: The Diary of an Anonymous Teenager Beatrice Sparks (Editor), Beatrice Sparks • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Thrill Ride Rachel Hawthorne • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Can't Get There From Here Todd Strasser • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39

Materials cost

$163.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$200.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.10

Total project goal

$245.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.00

1 Donor

-$231.04

Donations toward project cost

-$201.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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