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Mrs. Stackenwalt from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering a Love of Reading: Distance Learning Edition

Help me give my students books to read at home to help them continue reading!

  • $1,600 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have such an amazing group of students. Being a part of a community school has helped them foster empathy, kindness, and a sense of belonging that will help them be successful in everything they do in the future.

My students are also avid readers, consuming any piece of text they can get their hands on!

They are showing great resilience in the wake of this pandemic. They have shifted to online learning conducted through Google Classroom. Due to the restrictions placed in our area, they do not have access to libraries or book stores. The majority of them have read through all of the books they have at home and are in need of more text!

My Project

Due to the restrictions placed in our area, they do not have access to libraries or book stores. They love to read and are quickly running out of material.

My partner and I have been delivering our own, personal books to kiddos during this time, but we would love if they could have some books of their own!

We have been sharing a survey with them that includes the books we have so they can borrow books that they are interested in. I plan on doing the same thing with this, however I will be surprising them by allowing them to keep these books instead!

Our goal is to give each student 3-4 books. I want to continue to help them foster a love of reading!

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This project will reach 44 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Summer Brain Quest: Between Grades 4 & 5 $6.80 44 $299.20
Olympians Boxed Set: Zeus, Athena, Hera, Hades, Poseidon & Aphrodite $37.39 2 $74.78
Lafayette! (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #8): A Revolutionary War Tale $11.32 5 $56.60
The Last Kids on Earth: June's Wild Flight $10.86 5 $54.30
The Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot (2)) $8.99 5 $44.95
The Cardboard Kingdom $8.89 5 $44.45
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe (A Sal and Gabi Novel, Book 1) (A Sal and Gabi Novel (1)) $8.49 5 $42.45
Tales of Sasha: 4 books in 1! (1) $13.99 3 $41.97
Sci-Fu Vol. 1 (1) $8.29 5 $41.45
Orphan Island $7.99 5 $39.95
Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware The Kitten Holy (1) $13.25 3 $39.75
Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel $9.59 4 $38.36
Hoot $7.59 5 $37.95
Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) $11.99 3 $35.97
Hello, Universe $8.99 4 $35.96
Alamo All-Stars (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #6): A Texas Tale $11.29 3 $33.87
The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot (1)) $6.49 5 $32.45
The Serpent's Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1) $6.49 5 $32.45
CatStronauts: Mission Moon (CatStronauts (1)) $7.99 4 $31.96
Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel Book 1) (Pandava Series (1)) $6.39 5 $31.95
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) $7.62 4 $30.48
Minecraft Volume 1 (Graphic Novel) $6.39 4 $25.56
Real Friends $8.48 3 $25.44
The American Revolution (Blast Back!) $5.99 4 $23.96
Groundbreaking Guys: 40 Men Who Became Great by Doing Good $11.72 2 $23.44
New Kid $7.79 3 $23.37
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) (Volume 2) $8.79 2 $17.58
Best Friends (Real Friends) $5.79 3 $17.37
The Feather Chase: (The Crime-Solving Cousins Mysteries Book 1) $12.95 1 $12.95
The Un-Friendship Bracelet (1) (Craftily Ever After) $4.99 2 $9.98
Shouting at the Rain $9.32 1 $9.32

Materials cost

$1,310.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,359.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$239.98

Total project goal

$1,599.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,599.85

6 Donors

-$987.42

Donations toward project cost

-$839.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.11

Matching donations from our partners

-$612.42

Match offers toward project cost

-$520.56

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.86

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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