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Mrs. Billings-Blake from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Satisfy Our Reading Habit

Help me give my students the books they crave and help me give them their adventure time they love.

  • $327 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The learners at IES are avid readers by the time they reach me in the third grade. Third grade is a transitional time from picture to chapter books. Students at IES develops a love of reading in kindergarten. By the time they reach third grade, most are ready for chapter books that are higher than their grade level. My third class loves to read, and I am running out of books. My students enjoy and crave their 45 minute independent reading time.

My Project

My classroom library is a place where my students enjoy exploring new adventures. My third-grade classroom lacks chapter books that will satisfy their reading cravings. This project will also help them choose more books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will help.

I also have many incomplete book series in my classroom library.

Many book series print a new one every few months, and it is hard to keep up.

My students come from diverse families and socioeconomic backgrounds, so it is challenging to have a book club to help stock the classroom bookshelf. These books can help my students continue their love of reading.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Tail Of Emily Windsnap Series 8 Books Collection Set By Liz Kessler • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Story Thieves Complete Collection: Story Thieves; The Stolen Chapters; Secret Origins; Pick the Plot; Worlds Apart • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set • Amazon Business $31.33 1 $31.33
Fablehaven Complete Set (Boxed Set): Fablehaven; Rise of the Evening Star; Grip of the Shadow Plague; Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary; Keys to the Demon Prison • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Nancy Drew Diaries: Curse of the Arctic Star; Strangers on a Train; Mystery of the Midnight Rider; Once Upon a Thriller • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Owl Diaries, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $17.47 1 $17.47
Ivy and Bean's Treasure Box: (Beginning Chapter Books, Funny Books for Kids, Kids Book Series) (Ivy + Bean) • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys #10) (10) • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35
The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (The Bad Guys #7) (7) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9) (9) • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) (6) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) (8) • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

Materials cost

$225.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$277.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.90

Total project goal

$326.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$326.01

6 Donors

-$321.42

Donations toward project cost

-$277.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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