You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Brumsickle from Huntington Park CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Firing Up Reading

Help me give my students books at their level and Amazon Fire tablets to help differentiate learning.

  • $1,983 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 5th and 6th grade Special Education students with a variety of needs. All of my students need differentiated supports to help them succeed and as their teacher it is my goal to ensure they get just that.

My students are curious, zesty, and hungry for knowledge.

Books and audiobooks are important to ensure that my students' various needs are met. Many of my students don't have access to books at home or at their level and rely on my library to check out high-interest books. Each day my students ask for the newest graphic novels by their favorite authors. There is a buzz and excitement around reading.

My Project

The materials and supplies I am requesting are already part of my classroom vision. I know exactly how I will use the materials and I know my students will love them! My students love to read and I simply don't have enough resources to keep up with their interest. Additionally, because my students have various needs, they need books at their level and audio books to help support their comprehension.

Struggling readers are much more likely to invest in books they like and understand.

New books and Amazon Fire tablets will open up a new world of reading for my students - a world that they deserve. Graphic novels and audiobooks are a gateway to making reluctant readers into avid readers. With these supplies my students reading skills will blossom!

Ms. Brumsickle
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Brumsickle is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon - Fire 7 - 7'- Tablet - 16GB 7th Generation, 2017 Release - Marine Blue • Best Buy Education $74.29 7 $520.03
The Magic Tree House: Without Research Guides (28 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $125.49 1 $125.49
A to Z Mysteries (26 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $99.32 1 $99.32
Bone (9 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $87.48 1 $87.48
Complete Bluford Series (all 20 books) • AKJ Education $80.30 1 $80.30
Amulet Box Set: Books 1-7 • AKJ Education $66.38 1 $66.38
Geronimo Stilton (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $59.79 1 $59.79
Series Sampler - Diary of a Wimpy Kid (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $41.76 1 $41.76
My Weird School (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $37.34 1 $37.34
Bad Kitty (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $36.61 1 $36.61
Captain Underpants (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
All Star Sports Story (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $31.20 1 $31.20
Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set Judy Blume • AKJ Education $29.16 1 $29.16
Boxers & Saints Boxed Set • AKJ Education $25.54 1 $25.54
Goosebumps 25th Anniversary Retro Set • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
Anne Frank's Diary : The Graphic Adaption • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
Crenshaw • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Black Panther 1 • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Yummy The Last Days of a Southside Shorty • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
March: Book One • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Drama • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
El Deafo • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
The Hunger Games • AKJ Education $7.98 1 $7.98
Monster • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
Big Nate Out Loud • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate Makes the Grade • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate I Can't Take It! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate: Here Goes Nothing • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate: Genius Mode • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate: From The Top • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Dog Man Unleashed (Dog Man #2) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Graveyard Book • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Al Capone Does My Shirts • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Maniac Magee • AKJ Education $5.60 1 $5.60
Babymouse #2: Our Hero • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Babymouse #3: Beach Babe • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


16 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Huntington Park","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6146562],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3833229,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":20,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Brumsickle","authorIds":{"6146562":{"owner":"Ms. Brumsickle","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3833229],"proposalHash":"-1846967395","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21330678,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTk3MDM5Nw==","NjE1MTUzOA==","MTY4NDYxOA==","NjE0NjU2Mg==","NjE1Mzc0Mw==","MTk1NDExNA==","NjE1MjA1NQ==","NjE1Mzg5Mw==","NjE1MjY3Nw==","NjE0OTYzMg==","NDg2NTI2Mw==","NjE1MjcwMg==","NjE1MzMyMw==","NjE1MjY3MQ==","NjE1MzY1MA==","NjE1Mjg4NQ==","NjE1MzI4OQ=="],"teacherId":6146562,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}