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Ms. DeWitt from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Funny Books = Eager Readers

Help me give my students a class set of Roald Dahl's "Matilda". This will develop both a passion for reading and hatred of Miss Trunchbull!

  • $167 goal

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My Students

My class includes children of recent immigrants and members of homeless families. Most notably, however, my class is made up of children whose families dream of academic success and college graduations.

I have a room full of budding mathematicians, aspiring scientists, and future engineers.

They love hands-on projects, music, field trips, and let’s be honest…recess!

In a school where 85% of students qualify for free lunch and 25% of the student body live in shelters, it’s my responsibility to present opportunities to try new things, work with school staff to organize experiential field trips, and encourage them to take academic risks.

My Project

After the recent implementation of literature circles and a fun class read aloud, I have seen a thrilling change in my students' interest in reading. I'm anxious to harness their current excitement by introducing another fun read aloud. For this reason, I kindly ask your help to provide a class set of 'Matilda'. I know my class will love this story! I can already hear them asking to read "one more chapter!"

Matilda, with her endless curiosity and insatiable desire for books, is the perfect role model!

I'm confident this story will be memorable and impactful for my students. I will use this book to help guide engaging cross-curriculum lessons.

Ms. DeWitt
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Matilda • AKJ Education $5.59 18 $100.62

Materials cost

$100.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.94

Total project goal

$166.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.28

1 Donor

-$166.28

Donations toward project cost

-$141.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.94

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$0.00

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