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Ms. Moon from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Create a Utopian Society

My students need a class set of a classic thought-provoking novel,The Giver.

  • $564 goal

This project expired on February 2, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our class set of "The Giver" is falling apart and my students are taping pages together.

My students may be from a high-poverty area but they yearn for a wealth of knowledge!

They are bright, engaged young scholars who want to learn about the world around them. They love reading thought-provoking novels that lead to controversial debates and deep discussions.

My Project

We will be using the class sets of "The Giver" to have discussions along the themes of Utopian societies, choice vs. freedom, safety, and "ignorance is bliss". They will be creating their own utopian societies after reading about Jonas and his community.

My students earnestly want to learn and they can't learn efficiently when our books are falling apart!

Your donation will help my students focus on the big ideas throughout the novel.

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

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Giver • AKJ Books $6.56 32 $209.92
The Giver • AKJ Books $6.56 30 $196.80
The Giver • Amazon $18.99 1 $18.99
The Giver: Puzzle Pack (eBook) • AKJ Books $16.95 1 $16.95

Materials cost

$442.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$479.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.58

Total project goal

$563.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$563.88

12 Donors

-$484.47

Donations toward project cost

-$415.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.92

Matching donations from our partners

-$75.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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