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Ms. Hock from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digging Deeper Into Literature

The cost of these books, including Because of Winn-Dixie and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is $2268, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $2,268 goal

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I am a teacher in a third grade classroom. My school is a Title 1 school and all the students get free lunches. When I began this year, there were not any third grade level library books in my room. I have slowly begun building a small differentiated library for my students, but would really like to start reading chapter books with them as a class. I am looking for someone to donate entire classroom sets of great chapter books. Any chapter books would be great as long as they range from third to forth grade levels. “Charlotte's Web” would be nice as well as the book titled "Holes" and any of the other thousands of titles out there. We have none and I know that the students would benefit from reading chapter books as a class. It would give us a real chance to dig deeper into the comprehension of literature. I have 25 to 30 students in a classroom each year. Several different titles would be great to have. Thank you, J. Hock

Ms. Hock
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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
Dream Keeper and Other Poems • AKJ Educational Services $7.84 30 $235.20
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Educational Services $6.10 30 $183.00
Holes • AKJ Educational Services $5.67 30 $170.10
Bridge to Terabithia • AKJ Educational Services $5.23 30 $156.90
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Educational Services $5.23 30 $156.90
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Educational Services $5.23 30 $156.90
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Educational Services $5.23 30 $156.90
Escape From Slavery: Five Journeys to Freedom • AKJ Educational Services $5.23 30 $156.90
Because of Winn-Dixie • AKJ Educational Services $5.23 30 $156.90
Henry and Mudge: The First Book of Their Adventures • AKJ Educational Services $3.48 30 $104.40

Materials cost

$1,634.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,859.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$408.15

Total project goal

$2,267.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,267.50

1 Donor

-$2,138.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,860.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$278.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$130.29

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$0.00

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