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Mrs. Smith-Grant from Rowlett TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Going Places Through Reading!

My students need to have books that they enjoy reading, while being able to have access to a variety of books!

  • $697 goal

This project expired on December 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss. My students are taken to a new location or learning a new life lesson that they can relate to every time they open a book!

My students enter our classroom with a thirst to learn, ESPECIALLY, with a thirst to read!

They are so energetic, eager to learn and are loving and caring. They consider themselves a family, a family that reads together. Sharing with each about the book they just finished or recommending a book to one other. Expressing their likes and dislikes of a book with each other and at the same time; learning without them even knowing it. If you entered our classroom, you will see children diving into a yummy book, disgusting where the book is taking them or what that book is teaching them. Then ultimately, taking their love of reading to other subjects within the class! My students truly have a love for learning and reading.

My Project

By providing a library filled with a variety of books it will give my student the element of choice. They will be able to pick books that have meaning to them or books that will introduce them to a new world or a different moment in time, instead of being told what to read. This statement stands true; "There is no doubt about it, kids who read more, are more likely to be seen as leaders to their peers due to their expert knowledge because of reading." The variety-filled library of books will help my students to learn about cool new things, such as how the world works or about new exotic places around the globe. Having the power of choice within reading will foster a knowledge that will open up many doors in the future for them.

Mrs. Smith-Grant
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junie B. Jones Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $41.61 1 $41.61
Judy Moody Favorites Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $39.91 1 $39.91
Magic Tree House Set 1 (Volumes 1-8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $39.91 1 $39.91
The Adventures of Stink Paperback Book Set (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.11 1 $33.11
Hello, Universe • Amazon Business $9.48 3 $28.44
Cam Jansen Book Set 1 (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
Refugee • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
The Wild Robot Escapes • Amazon Business $11.29 2 $22.58
Prisoner B-3087 • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.28 1 $12.28
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3 The Ship of the Dead • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Trials of Apollo Book Three The Burning Maze • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Book Thief • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
Restart • Amazon Business $5.70 2 $11.40
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.69 1 $10.69
Dork Diaries 11 • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Double Down • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $8.98 1 $8.98
Stargirl (Stargirl Series) • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Salt to the Sea • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The First Rule of Punk • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Ghosts • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Dog Man Unleashed (Dog Man #2) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Wish • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.55 1 $6.55
P.S. Be Eleven • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2 The Hammer of Thor • Amazon Business $6.14 1 $6.14
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
No Talking • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The BFG Movie Tie-In • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Lemonade War • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Short • Amazon Business $5.23 1 $5.23
Love That Dog • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08

Materials cost

$553.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$592.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.47

Total project goal

$696.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$696.47

1 Donor

-$696.47

Donations toward project cost

-$592.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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