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Ms. Fullmer from Summit NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cultivating Young Readers ... One Book at a Time!

My students need a classroom library full of books that motivate them to read that are at their level.

  • $614 goal

This project expired on October 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In the words of Dr. Seuss, "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." I encourage students to realize the omnipresence of reading in their lives; it's a lifelong skill. If they learn to love reading, it will make it that much easier!

I am looking forward to igniting a passion for reading in all of the students that I welcome into my classroom in September!

However, our classroom library is missing many of the books and series that I know they will love to read! I would love for them to feel ownership over the classroom library and to reflect them as readers. If it does, I am confident that they will be even more inspired to read than they already are!

My Project

I am excited this year to be switching grade levels and teaching fifth grade! I will be hard at work this summer to ensure that I secure all of the necessary materials to ensure my students' success this year. With that being said, I have hit the ground running to amass as many books as possible that will motivate and inspire my students to read!

Research shows that one of the most important elements of any student's education is a well-stocked classroom library.

In fact, "students in classrooms with high-quality classroom libraries read 50 percent more than students who do not have access to a library in the classroom" (Fleming & Elias, 2009). I am determined to provide this to my students and to do whatever it takes to cultivate a classroom of effective and enthusiastic readers.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Treehouse Books Collection Andy Griffiths 5 Books Set (The 65-Storey, The 52-Storey, The 39-Storey, The 13-Storey, The 26-Storey) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Arguing From Evidence in Middle School Science: 24 Activities for Productive Talk and Deeper Learning • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
Grammar and Punctuation, Grade 5 • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Daily Science, Grade 5 • Amazon Business $18.05 1 $18.05
Lions & Liars • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Bob • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Feather Chase: (The Crime-Solving Cousins Mysteries Book 1) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Supergifted • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Front Desk • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
The Perfect Score • Amazon Business $11.21 1 $11.21
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
Stick Dog • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Hello, Universe • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Stick Dog Tries to Take the Donuts • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Stick Dog Slurps Spaghetti • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Ghosts • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Cardboard Kingdom • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Storyworks, Grades 4 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 4–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $8.25 1 $8.25
Invisible Emmie • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
I Funny: A Middle School Story • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
6th Grade Revengers, Book 1: Cat Crimes and Wannabes • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Positively Izzy • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Lost in the Sun • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Tangerine • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Ungifted • Amazon Business $7.13 1 $7.13
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Absolutely Almost • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
A Tangle of Knots • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
A Clatter of Jars • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
Drama • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Almost Home • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
So B. It • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Slacker • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
11 Birthdays: A Wish Novel • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Tell Me • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Scholastic News, Grades 5/6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 5/6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 1 $5.75
The Thing About Georgie • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Restart • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Flashback Four #1: The Lincoln Project • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
A Handful of Stars • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
Short • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Pie • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Scholastic Success With Grammar, Grade 5 (Scholastic Success with Workbooks: Grammar) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
The 6th Grade Nickname Game (repackage) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Schooled • Amazon Business $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$483.18

Vendor shipping charges

$1.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$521.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.09

Total project goal

$613.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$613.92

11 Donors

-$604.21

Donations toward project cost

-$521.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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