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Mrs. Petersen from Sheridan OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chasing Vermeer

My students need a class set of Chasing Vermeer for Read Aloud so they can follow along.

  • $276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Title I school where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Being in a small, rural town home to a prison, our students all have difficult obstacles to overcome in order to be successful academically and personally.

My 4th graders - despite difficult circumstances in their lives - are vibrant, curious, creative, and bring such a joy to all around them.

They come to school so full of life. We work hard together as our classroom family unit in order to ask deep questions, answer difficult inquiries, and to be good leaders in our school and community.

My Project

My students have a deep love of our Read Aloud time - something I feel is incredibly important since many do not have adults who read with them at home. We are fortunate to have time set aside each day to read aloud and it's my students' favorite time of day. It also helps them wind down and relax after eventful recesses. I am requesting a class set of Chasing Vermeer for Read Aloud.

As Stephen King wrote, "Books are a uniquely portable magic." My students love being immersed in new stories, meet new characters, and go to new places (some they may never get the opportunity to go to in their lifetimes).

They love to talk about the books we've already read and to "fight" over what book will lead us on our next great adventure!

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chasing Vermeer • Amazon Business $7.19 28 $201.32

Materials cost

$201.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.35

Total project goal

$275.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.69

6 Donors

-$266.87

Donations toward project cost

-$234.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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