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Ms. Lewis from Taft CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Counting on a New Novel

Help me give my students the novel "Counting by 7s" that will engage them while simultaneously teaching them how to respond to life's difficult moments.

  • $527 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach three rotating blocks of middle school Reading and Language Arts in a small city of fewer than 10,000 people. I have students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences with a common goal in mind. Each student comes to school ready to learn, eager to succeed, and full of questions!

Just like most 21st century students, they want to create, use technology to display their knowledge​ and collaborate on projects.

My students are worth it and we are determined to get the materials we need to have an awesome year!

My Project

Counting by 7's is an inspirational story about a young girl who overcomes grief after her parents are tragically killed in a car accident. Through this novel, my hope is that my students will find the courage and strength to take on obstacles despite the challenges that may lay ahead of them.

Every person has lots of ingredients that make them into what is always a one-of-a-kind creation - Holly Goldberg Sloan, Counting by 7's.

I want my students to know no matter how bad a situation is they each have amazing qualities that make them special. This novel will provide me with a chance to have those tough conversations and promote social and emotional growth within my classroom.

Ms. Lewis
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Counting by 7s • Amazon Business $8.99 32 $287.68
Contar de 7 en 7 (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.95 5 $89.75

Materials cost

$377.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$447.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.99

Total project goal

$526.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$526.61

2 Donors

-$526.61

Donations toward project cost

-$447.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.99

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$0.00

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