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Mrs. Polizzi from Anaheim CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Choosing Our Own Adventure

Help me give my students books from the Choose Your Own Adventure series.

  • $223 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There are many great things going on at our school. We have music classes where students learn to play instruments. We participate in coding competitions. We focus on STEAM/STEM along with teaching students using AVID strategies.

As a teacher of students who come from situations that are beyond their control, I push them to persevere and be the best that they can be despite their situation.

Some of my students are either homeless or live in motels or a crowded single room. Some of my students are responsible for caring for their younger siblings as their parents work long hours. Regardless of their situations, they come to school, try their hardest, and learn.

Living close to a popular tourist attraction, many of my students and their families are unable to go because they can’t afford it.

Our school is a Title I school where the majority of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

My Project

As a kid, one of my favorite series was the Choose Your Own Adventure series. Each book, there is an adventure and many different routes and endings. So with one book, you can read it and finish it in multiple different ways. I feel that my students are going to enjoy this series. I want to give them something different to read. I want to give my reluctant reader a book that they might enjoy. Lastly, this series gives my students a sense of choice. I hope that they appreciate the "ending" which causes them to reread and perhaps pick different choices to come up with a different ending. I know my students are going to enjoy this series as much as I did.

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Mrs. Polizzi
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ninja Box (Choose Your Own Adventure) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Creature Feature Box (Choose Your Own Adventure) • Amazon Business $22.42 1 $22.42
Race Forever/Escape/Lost on the Amazon/Prisoner of the Ant People/Trouble on Planet Earth/War with the Evil Power Master (Choose Your Own Adventure 7-12) (Box Set 2) • Amazon Business $20.81 1 $20.81
Lost on the Amazon/Prisoner of the Ant People/Trouble on Planet Earth/War with the Evil Power Master (Choose Your Own Adventure 9-12) (Box Set 3) • Amazon Business $16.40 1 $16.40
Magick Box (Magick Box Choose Your Own Adventure) • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
The Abominable Snowman/Journey Under the Sea/Space and Beyond/The Lost Jewels of Nabooti/Mystery of the Maya/House of Danger (Choose Your Own Adventure 1-6) (Box Set 1) • Amazon Business $15.74 1 $15.74
Mystery of the Maya/House of Danger/Race Forever/Escape (Choose Your Own Adventure 5-8) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Terror on the Titanic (Choose Your Own Adventure #24) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Oregon Trail: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) • Amazon Business $6.52 1 $6.52

Materials cost

$143.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$189.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.40

Total project goal

$222.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$222.66

1 Donor

-$189.26

Donations toward project cost

-$189.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.40

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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