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Ms. Sumner from Redwood City CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Class Set of Books for My Third Graders

The cost of 20 copies of Because of Winn-Dixie from Books-A-Million is $450, 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>.

  • $450 goal

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I teach third grade in Redwood City, California in a very low income neighborhood, and all my students are native Spanish speakers. It is my job to bring them up to fluency reading in English. One of the things I do is read aloud to them from a chapter book every day, and I have noticed that when they have a copy of the book in their hand and follow my reading, their level of engagement and comprehension goes way up! I have seen their reading test scores soar, and their sense of being captivated by a good book is significantly increased. I am asking for 20 hardback copies of Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo for my students to use year after year. Thank you for considering our request, and supporting our reading program at Hoover.

Ms. Sumner
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
Because of Winn-Dixie • Books-A-Million.com $14.45 20 $289.00

Materials cost

$289.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$369.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.00

Total project goal

$450.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$450.00

1 Donor

-$369.00

Donations toward project cost

-$369.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$81.00

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$0.00

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