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Ms. Pak from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring Human Nature Through Philosophy, Personal Experience, and Literature.

Help me give my students a hardcover class set of William Golding's "Lord of the Flies".

  • $891 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I public middle school in the Bay Area. I have an incredibly diverse class that is representative of our city.

My students are incredibly tenacious and curious.

They're not passive learners; instead, they question and think critically about the issues we discuss in class.

Given today's political and social climate and the effects they have on human relationships it's important they read novels that explore these issues and bring relevance to our youth's lives. My students are curious about the society and the world they live in.

My Project

Currently, my students don't have a complete set of books and the ones we do have are old with ripped out pages and missing covers.

The hardcover class set of William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" would allow every single student in each of my 8th-grade classes be able to not only follow along in class during reading, but also read at their own pace during independent reading time.

This project will give students the opportunity to begin exploring the power dynamics between groups of people, how their personal choices impact not only themselves but also people and the society they live in while incorporating their knowledge of philosophy and personal experiences.

Ms. Pak
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lord of the Flies (Penguin Drop Caps) • Amazon Business $18.78 35 $657.30

Materials cost

$657.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$60.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$757.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$133.64

Total project goal

$890.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$890.94

3 Donors

-$741.12

Donations toward project cost

-$714.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.32

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$99.82

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$0.00

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