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Mrs. Thomas from Lakeside CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Build Our 5th Grade Classroom Library

Help me give my students an engaging library to help create a love of reading, self reflection, connection, and understanding.

  • $240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with unique population of students, with many different backgrounds, cultures, personalities, and needs. While they each have diverse needs, as a whole they have many social/emotional needs. I work hard to create a safe and supportive environment where students take charge of their own learning. I believe it's important for students to relate to the content and reflect on their learning, in various ways.

I am entering my 2nd year of teaching and I am excited to teach 5th grade in the upcoming school year!

All students deserve the best; help me make that possible!

My Project

Reading is such an important part of school and such a great way to enhance learning in all areas. Please help us build a 5th grade classroom library with these books that this population of students can relate to and connect with.

The books selected for our library will allow students to see themselves in the central messages and themes.

Some of the books will be used as read aloud and in literacy circles. I love creating a recommended section of books that students get excited about and often kickstarts their own taste in books. Our classroom and students deserve the best, help us.

Mrs. Thomas
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gravity • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
If Sharks Disappeared (If Animals Disappeared) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
It's a Fungus Among Us: The Good, the Bad & the Downright Scary • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Shouting at the Rain • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
What If There Were No Bees?: A Book About the Grassland Ecosystem (Food Chain Reactions) • Amazon Business $9.16 1 $9.16
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Waste of Space (Moon Base Alpha) • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
What's the Matter in Mr. Whiskers' Room? • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Ungifted • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Spaced Out (Moon Base Alpha) • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Wish • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.66 1 $6.66
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$153.08

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$14.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$203.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.89

Total project goal

$239.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$239.27

2 Donors

-$113.02

Donations toward project cost

-$107.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.70

match offer

-$113.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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