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Mrs. Lane from Phoenix AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Give A Book, Save A Child!

Help me give my students a chance to enhance their life experience through the love of reading.

  • $2,387 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright children who have yet to unlock their full academic potential in their current school placements. My students come from challenging backgrounds and often do not possess the basic requirements to excel in the classroom. School funding inequities have long been a topic of concern. Schools serving low-income areas often see receive fewer resources. My student's are hard working and determined to succeed. Providing them with basic materials such as books with characters of color helps to promote diversity and to create positive role models.

At home, my students and their families communicate in the language they know best, Spanish.

However, my students and their families have a desire for better educational opportunities and to master the English language.

My Project

Students who struggle with reading at an early age often feel discouraged and frustrated. The feelings they encounter will affect their motivation to be successful, peer relationships, and their self-esteem. The challenge becomes finding a "just right" book that will appeal to the struggling reader. I believe the books I am requesting will help build vital language skills, enhance social skills and allow my student's to accumulate a variety of knowledge. The ability to read is part of the basic foundation for success in virtually every facet of life.

Reading opens doors!

Will you open a door for a child today?

Mrs. Lane
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brown Girl Dreaming • AKJ Education $13.13 35 $459.55
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • AKJ Education $11.19 35 $391.65
The House on Mango Street • AKJ Education $8.37 35 $292.95
Chinese Cinderella The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter • AKJ Education $7.29 35 $255.15
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $6.99 35 $244.65
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.59 35 $195.65

Materials cost

$1,839.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$131.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$27.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,028.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$358.01

Total project goal

$2,386.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,386.73

1 Donor

-$1,014.36

Donations toward project cost

-$1,014.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$1,193.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,014.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$179.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$179.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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