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Ms. Trimble from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Even More Series About Reading

My students need more books to feed their desire to read.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse and lively group of 5th graders. They each have a variety of different interests and life experiences. Many of my students aren't encouraged to read at home. I would classify a handful of my students as very reluctant readers.

Recently a large number of my students discovered a book series that sparked an interest in reading.

I have never been more proud as a teacher to see my students devouring book after book and series after series. They are begging for more books! As a reading teacher, this is music to my ears and I must oblige them!

My students need a variety of books to keep them engaged in their newfound hobby of reading.

My Project

In a perfect world, each one of my students would go home after school, open up a book and start reading, without anyone telling them to do so. Unfortunately, books have a lot to compete with these days to keep a kid's attention. Each week when we go to the library I try to introduce my students to new books or authors that might interest or excite them. But, each week they check out the same books by the same few authors, and if I'm lucky they will read them.

It is my goal to introduce my students to a wide range of different genres and authors, and open their eyes to the amazing books out there, waiting to be read.

This project is a continuation of our last two projects. I have chosen specific books the kids have requested or more of a series, like Big Nate and Dog Man, they have fallen in love with. I have never seen my students devour books so quickly or grow so much as readers. We will use all of these books from popular series, to help students continue to grow their love of reading.

Ms. Trimble
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Nate Series Collection Lincoln Peirce 6 Books Box Set Gift Pack (Big Nate on a Roll, Goes for Broke, the Boy with the Biggest Head in the World, Strikes Again, Flips Out, in the Zone) • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
The Boxcar Children Bookshelf (The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Books 1-12) • Amazon Business $41.91 1 $41.91
"Shouldn't You Be in School?" (All the Wrong Questions) • Amazon Business $7.10 2 $14.20
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $6.79 2 $13.58
Big Nate Blasts Off • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Big Nate: I Can't Take It! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dawn and the Impossible Three (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #5): A Graphix Book (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The 91-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books) • Amazon Business $9.83 1 $9.83
Big Nate Lives It Up • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
The 78-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books) • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
Big Nate Makes the Grade • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
"Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?" (All the Wrong Questions) • Amazon Business $8.32 1 $8.32
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Big Nate: Double Trouble: In a Class by Himself and Strikes Again • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
Big Nate: Game On! • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Big Nate: A Good Old-Fashioned Wedgie • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
Big Nate: What's a Little Noogie Between Friends? • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08

Materials cost

$259.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.43

Total project goal

$369.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.52

3 Donors

-$348.09

Donations toward project cost

-$314.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.43

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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