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Ms. Livingston from Louisville KY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chapter Books for Deeper Learning

My students need engaging chapter books to read during book clubs.

  • $407 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a fantastic group of enthusiastic learners. This year will be the second time I have taught many of them due to switching grade levels that I teach. They are like my family!

My class is full of a wonderfully diverse group of kiddos!

We come from several nationalities, neighborhoods, and income levels. We have a large range of learning abilities and styles. We speak so many languages, including English, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Nepali, and more. The one thing that we all have in common is a passion for learning. Our school is a Title I school, so funding is always an issue for us. We don't want to think about money though. We worry about that enough outside of school. We just want to learn, play and have fun.

My Project

I have some very diverse students in my class with a wide range of reading interests. These books will allow my students to work with their classmates in book clubs to read and analyze great literature at their reading level. In addition, the index card boxes will help us to stay organized and know who has checked out which books.

A good selection of books to choose from is crucial for students to develop as strong readers.

It also helps to foster a love of literacy. Adding these titles to our small, but hopefully growing list of book club choices will begin this wonderful journey towards engaging student collaboration. I can't wait to see the analyses, responses, and connections my students will make with these great titles.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Real Boy • Amazon Business $6.28 8 $50.24
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.83 8 $46.64
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.19 8 $41.52
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.19 8 $41.52
Shiloh • AKJ Education $5.19 8 $41.52
Bridge to Terabithia • AKJ Education $5.10 8 $40.80
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $5.10 8 $40.80
ADVANTUS 4 x 6 Index Card Holder, 300 Card Capacity, Black (45002) • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98

Materials cost

$311.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$345.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.00

Total project goal

$406.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$406.69

2 Donors

-$214.00

Donations toward project cost

-$185.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.22

match offer

-$188.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$159.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.56

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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