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Mrs. Ciccarelli from Bridgeport CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating An Exciting Library

Help me give my students the opportunity to read books of interest and at their appropriate levels, like the I Survived Series.

  • $222 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fourth-grade classroom is a place full of challenge, discovery, and life long learning. 100% of the students in our school qualify to receive free or reduced price lunch and 100% of all students eat breakfast and a healthy snack provided daily. My students come to school ready to learn! They are fun, curious learners and full of life. My students are between the ages of 9 and 11. They love to work together and explore new things. It is so important for me to continue to instill a love for learning despite any obstacles they face living in an inner-city.

My fourth-graders are eager to learn about the world through reading.

My Project

I am looking to create a classroom library that is full of exciting and interesting books for all of my students. My students read on numerous reading levels and I need to offer them books they can read for their level and books that are appealing and fun. So many students hate reading because they have never found that book that helps them picture a "movie in their mind" and I am trying to do just that. Kids need books that they want to read and choice. We all know that if the books you read are boring, you won't want to read. So, please help!

Mrs. Ciccarelli
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Survived Collector's Toolbox (I Survived) • Amazon Business $33.09 1 $33.09
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $19.45 1 $19.45
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Stink: The Absolutely Astronomical Collection: Books 4-6 • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Buzz Boy and Fly Guy • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Fly Guy and the Alienzz (Fly Guy #18) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Fly Guy's Big Family (Fly Guy #17) • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
Fly Guy's Amazing Tricks (Fly Guy #14) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Tricky Tooth (Katie Woo) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Cartwheel Katie (Katie Woo) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Katie's Lucky Birthday (Katie Woo) • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
School Freezes Over!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #5) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Crystal Caverns: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Whispering Oak: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Katie Woo Tries Something New • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$156.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$188.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.30

Total project goal

$221.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$221.99

1 Donor

-$188.69

Donations toward project cost

-$188.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.30

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$0.00

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