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Ms. Horton from Fort Worth TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Give Students the Gift of Reading This December!

My students need 50 copies of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever for our new after school book club.

  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My favorite quote comes from Eleanor Roosevelt, "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." This quote applies to so many of my children. One of my goals every year is help my students learn that hard work, even in the face of adversity, will lead them to success.

We have great kids and great teachers.

Many of our students are lower income and rely on our school library and our classroom teachers to provide reading material and other resources that they may not have access to at home. So many of these kids are hungry for knowledge and great books.

My Project

I am starting a new after school book club for third and fourth grade students. To that end, we are seeking fifty copies of a variety of books in order to give students access to different works of literature each month. For the month of December, we will be reading The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Students will read the book, discuss it, and keep the book to add to or begin building their own personal library.

Studies show that children who reread favorite titles not only become better readers, but become lifelong readers for pleasure.

For that reason, it is my hope that adding books to their personal libraries after reading them at school will help our students fall in love with reading and not simply see it as something they must do to get by in school and later on in the workforce.

Your support of our school and this project is appreciated so greatly and will go so far in continuing to build a community of learners and students who adore reading great books!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever • Amazon Business $5.99 50 $299.50

Materials cost

$299.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.94

Total project goal

$392.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.93

8 Donors

-$350.28

Donations toward project cost

-$299.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.29

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

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$0.00

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