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Mrs. Cranford from Randleman NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enter the Magical World of Wizards

My students need copies of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling.

  • $517 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember the book that took you outside the classroom? My language arts class is based on the philosophy that reading is the key to everything in life. I want to inspire my students to read as much as possible, and through books that intrigue them, I believe I can accomplish this.

My students come from a rural town in North Carolina.

The community is tight-knit, however we live in a working class environment which leave most students needing basic supplies, including paper and pencil. My students work hard and are deserving of any materials they receive.

My Project

In my class, while reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, we will learn that our actions have good and bad consequences through House Points, learn that what we have should not be taken for granted, learn a new language made up by J.K Rowling and learn about Fantasy novels. My goal is to make them fall in love with the book, which will in turn, make them life-long readers. We will build comprehension, vocabulary and stamina while reading this novel.

This book will probably be the first fantasy most of these students read, so it will be the first step in opening their minds to other genres.

Through the generosity of others, we will be able to have a nice classroom set of these novels that will last for many years.

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Mrs. Cranford
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 110 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer''s Stone Bk1 • AKJ Books $19.70 19 $374.30

Materials cost

$374.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$439.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.49

Total project goal

$516.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$516.60

1 Donor

-$258.02

Donations toward project cost

-$219.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.70

Matching donations from our partners

-$258.57

Match offers toward project cost

-$219.78

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.79

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$0.00

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