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Mrs. Hamilton from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chapter Chats Book Club

Help me give my students new, current novels to read for our book club that they can use to begin their own personal libraries.

  • $303 goal

This project expired on January 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our district is one of the most diverse districts in Houston area with over 80 languages spoken in its schools. My elementary school is a perfect example of all of the diversity has to offer.

We are a Title I school who also offers programs for English Language Learners (bilingual classes), Special Education students, and gifted students.

Our enrollment is approximately 750 students with a high ESL population. All of the students make use of the library on a regular basis through their rotation classes.

My Project

The Chapter Chats Book Club will be a book club in which students and I will have the opportunity to work with each other by reading the same books and sharing our thoughts. Our campus has a large ESL population and this will encourage students to read in English, work on fluency, and be able to learn about and appreciate other cultures, social backgrounds, and genres.

Your donation will enable us to purchase copies of the books that the students will be able to keep and begin their own libraries.

By being able to gift each student their own personal novel(s), they will begin to build their own libraries with books I hope they will read over and over. It is my hope that they become lifelong readers and develop a deep love of reading.

Mrs. Hamilton
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wishtree • Amazon Business $10.98 12 $131.76
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.19 12 $86.28
The Poet's Dog • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$224.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$257.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.42

Total project goal

$302.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$302.81

5 Donors

-$163.89

Donations toward project cost

-$139.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.58

match offer

-$138.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$118.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.84

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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