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Mrs. Ricardy from Plumas Lake CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Love of Reading!

Help me give my students books for our classroom library and flexible seating for them to enjoy the love of reading.

  • $325 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is filled with 24 bright and energetic students who love school. We live in a tight knit community and our schools are an integral part of that community.

My students are eager to learn and love to collaborate and explore.

They come to school ready to learn and engage in new activities. They love hands-on learning and collaboration with team members.

Our classroom is a safe place for students to show their best work and learn skills that will take them to new heights.

My Project

These books will continue to enhance the love for reading that we have in our classroom. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy! I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind-I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new books and flexible seating, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level and feel comfortable while doing it.

They will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences. The flexible seating will be used during our DEAR time (drop everything and read), where they may sit anywhere they want to enjoy the love of reading!

Mrs. Ricardy
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $48.89 1 $48.89
Peanut Butter & Cupcake • Amazon Business $16.61 1 $16.61
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend • Amazon Business $15.66 1 $15.66
Hey, That's MY Monster! (I Need My Monster) • Amazon Business $14.55 1 $14.55
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
One • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
My Fox Ate My Homework • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
How to Catch a Monster • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
The Potato Chip Champ: Discovering Why Kindness Counts • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Spork • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Lonely Lake Monster (The Imaginary Veterinary) • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Fenway and Hattie • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
What the Moon Saw • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
The Ghost in the Attic #2 (The Haunted Library) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Ghost Backstage #3 (The Haunted Library) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Haunted Library #1 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$222.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$276.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.74

Total project goal

$324.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$324.92

9 Donors

-$320.43

Donations toward project cost

-$276.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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