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Mrs. Castanon from Brookshire TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Build our Classroom Library!

My students need a variety of books to encourage and foster a love of reading and writing.

  • $547 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a fun, creative group with a variety of strengths and interests. Each day, my students participate in many different types of learning activities. I love to see my students active and engaged in their learning, and I long for my classroom to be a place where many resources are available to them.

I am blessed to share my classroom with 5th graders who are creative, inquisitive, and eager to learn.

They are bright, fun, and caring individuals who deserve all the best in life, especially in regards to education.

My Project

Good books are essential to fostering a love of reading. We need a variety of books for our classroom library to help make great readers and writers. I desire for my group of students to be avid readers, devouring book after book. In order to achieve this goal, they need to have access to quality texts.

I long to have a classroom full of great literature that reaches every one of my diverse learners.

Many students do not have access to books at home, so school is their only opportunity to find great books to read. This assortment of books will ensure that students find texts that they can engage with, relate to, and fall in love with.

Mrs. Castanon
Grades 3-5

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $6.98 3 $20.94
Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets • AKJ Education $7.38 2 $14.76
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Lemonade War • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Becoming Naomi Leon • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Holes • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Number the Stars • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.69 1 $10.69
Because of Winn-dixie • AKJ Education $5.28 2 $10.56
Esperanza Rising • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
Stone Fox: 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $4.92 2 $9.84
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Across America on an Emigrant Train • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
The Hunger Games • AKJ Education $7.54 1 $7.54
Among The Hidden • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Can We Save the Tiger? • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Cars on Mars Roving the Red Planet • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Speak • AKJ Education $7.13 1 $7.13
Hatchet • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Locomotion • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Walk Two Moons • AKJ Education $5.93 1 $5.93
Classic Poems to Read Aloud • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
Maniac Magee • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
Sharks • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: The Lightning Thief • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The BFG • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Phantom Tollbooth • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tuck Everlasting • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Titanic Voices from the Disaster • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Frozen in Time Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Confessions of a Former Bully • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
Freak the Mighty • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Hoot • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Diary of a Young Girl • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Mouse and the Mortocycle • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Love That Dog • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Buttons for General Washington • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $4.85 1 $4.85
The Chocolate Touch • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Sacagawea? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Twisters and Other Terrible Storms • AKJ Education $4.21 1 $4.21
Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

Materials cost

$428.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$464.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.01

Total project goal

$546.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$546.75

7 Donors

-$269.35

Donations toward project cost

-$235.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

match offer

-$269.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$229.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.44

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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