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  • $678 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. N.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Expanding Our Horizons with Books

My students need access to more books. The closest public library is 40 miles away and our school library has not been updated in about 20 years.

My Students

I teach in a country school here in rural South Dakota on the border of a reservation, what does that mean you are wondering? It means that I am the only teacher with eleven students ranging in grades kindergarten to the 8th grade.

We are one big family here with all of my students working together and learning together.

My oldest students help my younger students just like they would if they were siblings, we foster mutual respect for one another here.

My Project

The addition of new literature will expose my students to a world outside of their small world here in rural South Dakota. Many of my students come from low-income homes and do not have access to many books at home to read and many of the books we have here at school are old and tattered. I am trying to encourage my students to read and need more enticing books to peak their interest.

These books will have my students becoming stronger more fluent readers and in turn, they will become stronger more confident students who are ready to move on to bigger and better things.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 5 Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $53.80 1 $53.80
Grade 2 Favorites (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $48.53 1 $48.53
Grade 4 Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $47.82 1 $47.82
Kindergarten High Interest, Low-Readability (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $44.91 1 $44.91
Grade 3 Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $44.79 1 $44.79
Grade 2 Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $39.52 1 $39.52
Grade 3 $mart $et Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Grade 4 $mart $et Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Grade 5 $mart $et Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Kindergarten $mart $et Fiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Kindergarten $mart $et Nonfiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Grade 2 $mart $et Nonfiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Grade 3 $mart $et Nonfiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Grade 4 $mart $et Nonfiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63
Grade 5 $mart $et Nonfiction (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $25.63 1 $25.63

Materials cost

$510.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$575.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.60

Total project goal

$677.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$677.34

7 Donors

-$572.05

Donations toward project cost

-$490.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.31

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 11 students.

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