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

Classroom Library Books

My students need more books to read for our Accelerated Reader program. Students read books and take quizzes online to earn points.

  • $183 goal

This project expired on July 3, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go." - Dr. Seuss My students are starting to show a love for reading and it is so exciting to see them excited to read new books everyday.

My students are a fun and bright bunch of kids who are finding more joy in learning than they ever have before.

Everything we do, we try to make hands on and use new materials they haven't seen before. Our school is transforming into a Leader in Me school. Our school culture uses the seven habits to make our school environment a place that everyone wants to join. As a class, we are always looking for opportunities to point out when we see the seven habits in daily life, in stories we read or in videos we watch.

My Project

Students in my class will use the wonderful books to earn more points through Accelerated Reader. When students reach a certain amount of points, they earn different recognitions. Reading everyday introduces children to rich vocabulary, which is something my students greatly benefit from being English Language Learners. Students also get a chance to improve their comprehension while enjoying new stories.

This will improve my students' lives by providing them as many opportunities as possible to have access to a variety of literature.

I want my students to leave my classroom with a love for reading.

Mrs. Geminert
Grades 6-8
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 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Sick Day for Amos McGee • Amazon $12.71 1 $12.71
Aesop's Fables • Amazon $12.64 1 $12.64
And Tango Makes Three • Amazon $11.66 1 $11.66
Dr Seuss's Sleep Book • Amazon $8.46 1 $8.46
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon $8.44 1 $8.44
The Book Thief • Amazon $7.34 1 $7.34
The Moon Book • Amazon $7.15 1 $7.15
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids • Amazon $5.62 1 $5.62
Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was William Shakespeare? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Mark Twain?: Who Was? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
The Paper Bag Princess (Classic Munsch) • Amazon $3.92 1 $3.92
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • Amazon $2.82 1 $2.82
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • Amazon $2.82 1 $2.82
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon $2.82 1 $2.82

Materials cost

$113.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.43

Total project goal

$182.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.84

5 Donors

-$127.84

Donations toward project cost

-$108.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.18

match offer

-$55.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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