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Mrs. Taylor from Knoxville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gifted Hands for Students

My students need 74 copies of "Gifted Hands", by Dr. Ben Carson.

  • $569 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Students need to read real world texts like autobiographies of those who are successful. I have students across all grades and levels in an urban high school.

My students are participating in a whole-school reading project, but we need the books! All students in the school will read Gifted Hands by Dr. Ben Carson.

For the project each student will receive his/her own copy of the text. The benefits of a whole-school read are numerous. It allows everyone in the school to have a common vocabulary and a shared reading experience. It also helps them to see that reading goes beyond the English classroom.

By donating to this project, donors help put the texts in the hands of the students. Dr. Carson's story is relevant to our students because he too struggled through school and found hope and power through reading. Students need to read about role models like Dr. Carson. Help us put this story in the hands of our students!

Mrs. Taylor
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 74 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Ben Carson, Cecil Murphey • Barnes and Noble $5.39 74 $398.86

Materials cost

$398.86

Vendor shipping charges

$39.89

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$466.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.29

Total project goal

$568.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$568.29

1 Donor

-$568.29

Donations toward project cost

-$466.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$102.29

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$0.00

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