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Ms. Clark from Savannah GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Love of Literacy!

Help me give my students a classroom library full of diverse high-quality literature to spark their interest, improve their skills, and encourage engagement in literacy.

  • $913 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a proud educator of 60 young scholars in an impoverished urban area of GA. We are in a low-income/high-poverty school district, with many of my students facing challenges both in and out of the classroom. However, their tenacious attitudes allow them to come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

In addition to teaching students the required grade-level skills, I also teach them how to be creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and informed citizens of the world.

We solve the riddles of mathematics, dive deep into literature, travel through history, and explore all the world has to offer. It is when my classroom is full of the exciting sounds of learning that I see the boundless potential of each one of my diverse students.

My Project

Literacy is so fundamental to learning that its importance cannot be overstated — it is the essential foundation of education. Many of my students struggle with reading and find the task to be intimidating and obligatory. By donating to this project, you will give my students access to a high-quality classroom library that appeals to their varied interests and abilities.

Author and professor Frank Serafini once said, “There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book".

All of these books have been thoughtfully chosen to meet the needs of my students. From classic tales to non-fiction texts to graphic novels, there is something for everyone. The variety of levels and formats will give each student the ability to explore their interests while strengthening their reading skills. It is my hope that these books will give my students the opportunity to become strong, independent readers.

Ms. Clark
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Whole Enchilada (Choose Your Own Adventure 1-40) • Amazon Business $169.04 1 $169.04
Magic Tree House: A Library Of Books 1-28 Boxed Set • Amazon Business $80.00 1 $80.00
Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Paperback Book Boxed Set • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Captain Underpants: 10 Book Set • Amazon Business $37.98 1 $37.98
Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set • Amazon Business $26.35 1 $26.35
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $19.23 1 $19.23
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Salt In His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot (1)) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win (Women in Science) • Amazon Business $13.30 1 $13.30
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World without Killing Dragons • Amazon Business $13.18 1 $13.18
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Ivy and Bean's Treasure Box: (Beginning Chapter Books, Funny Books for Kids, Kids Book Series) (Ivy + Bean) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
How I Beat My Bully: A story inspired by true events • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
My Strong Mind II: The Power of Positive Thinking (Positive Mindset series) • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Wind in the Willows (Sterling Illustrated Classics) • Amazon Business $11.76 1 $11.76
My Strong Mind: A Story About Developing Mental Strength (Positive Mindset series) • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2: (Children's Book Collection, Boxed Set of Books for Kids, Box Set of Children's Books) (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Kindness Snippet Jar • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
The Classic Treasury of Aesop's Fables • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Stephen Curry: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
LeBron James: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Became King • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot (2)) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
New Kid • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
The Indian in the Cupboard • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Gruffalo • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
National Geographic Readers: Robots • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Weird Sea Creatures • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Whales • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$683.94

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$47.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$775.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$136.83

Total project goal

$912.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$912.21

7 Donors

-$543.90

Donations toward project cost

-$466.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.84

Matching donations from our partners

-$363.91

Match offers toward project cost

-$309.32

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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