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Mrs. Martinez from Norfolk VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Escape in a Book!

Help me give my students the love of reading and the ability to escape in a book!

  • $972 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of mixed personalities. They show the light on each other. They come from a lower income area in a large metropolitan area.

The students at my school are inquisitive, creative and imaginative.

They need classroom books to help grow their abilities to read and create. Many students do not have easy access to books outside of school.

Help me create a classroom which will help make their reading excel. Help these students get lost in a book.

My Project

Do you remember getting hooked on a book? Think of the anticipation and excitement you felt waiting for an opportunity to open the world again. My students share that excitement and joy of waiting for and then finally devouring the newest books.

My students are inquisitive, voracious readers who are craving to discover the newest adventures in their favorite book series.

When a student isn’t “into” reading, we need to help him or her find the book that will spark their love of reading. Reading is an escape from the world to let them experience a new perspective. Help them bring joy to their reading time.

Mrs. Martinez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 4 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 30 $172.50
Just Write! Grade 4 Skills Book • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $2.95 30 $88.50
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 4-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Caldecott Classroom Library Builder: Grades PreK-5 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 2-3 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
Newbery Classroom Library Builder: Grades 3+ (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
American History Classroom Plays Set: Grades 3 - 6 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $59.00 1 $59.00
A Myth, a Fable, and a Fairy Tale Classroom Plays Set: Grades 3 - 6 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $59.00 1 $59.00
Coretta Scott King Classroom Library Builder: Grades K-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $25.00 1 $25.00
STEAM Pack: Grades 3-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $20.00 1 $20.00

Materials cost

$714.00

Vendor shipping charges

$71.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$826.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.78

Total project goal

$971.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$971.89

1 Donor

-$826.11

Donations toward project cost

-$826.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$145.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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