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Mr. D. from Sacramento CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun Books Keep Kids Reading!

Help me give my students books they want, like the Babysitters Club and Big Nate!

  • $274 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students visit our school library both on their own and with their classes. They eagerly flock to my shelves to read books that spark their interests. Keeping the library shelves stocked with compelling books, and keeping those books in good condition, can be a difficult task.

My students are a great bunch of kids, from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

With all of my students, nearly every genre and subject are in demand. When students have access to books that interest them, they love to read. Our students tend to be less economically well off, and I want to ensure that they still have equal access to the materials that are available to students in wealthier neighborhoods.

My Project

Certain books and series are very popular among my students. The Babysitters Club graphic novels, Big Nate books, and Hunger Games trilogy all remain in high demand. Even my most reluctant readers will pick up these books when I have them in stock. Sadly, I can't keep them in stock very often, as I just don't have enough copies to meet the demand of the student body.

When students have access to books they WANT, they read.

I want to ensure that all of my students are reading by providing them with books that spark their interest and provide a gateway to other books and literature.

Mr. D.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Nate Goes Bananas! • Amazon Business $25.98 2 $51.96
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #1-7: A Graphix Collection: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) • Amazon Business $47.61 1 $47.61
Big Nate: Payback Time! • Amazon Business $23.19 2 $46.38
The Hunger Games • Amazon Business $10.49 2 $20.98
Best Friends (Real Friends) • Amazon Business $15.75 1 $15.75

Materials cost

$182.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.97

Total project goal

$273.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$273.11

2 Donors

-$187.00

Donations toward project cost

-$158.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.05

match offer

-$86.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.92

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$0.00

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