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Mrs. Cohen from Staten Island NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get Interested in Reading!

My students need 15 copies of Time for Kids magazine and 12 illustrated books, from "Where the Wild Things Are" to "Because of Winn Dixie".

  • $254 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach forth and fifth grade special needs students in a high-need community. Many of my students are also English language learners.

Many of my students have not developed a love for reading. Before they go on to middle school, I would like to help them discover that reading is not simply a task but rather a world to get lost in.

In order to motivate my students to to read for pleasure instead of only when they are required, I am asking for several high interest books and resources. By choosing high interest reading material I hope to capture my students interest during class activities and read-alouds.

Your donation will ensure that my students have access to quality literature that motivates them to read and helps them develop a true love for literature.

Mrs. Cohen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 13 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
TIME For Kids Magazine- World Report Edition w/ TFK Around the World (grades 4-6). Pricing is valid for orders placed after March 2008. After August 15th of current school year, pricing will remain in effect but TIME For Kids reserves the right to prorate issue quantity and free gifts. Only valid for orders in quantities of 10 or more. Orders for less than 10 subscriptions will NOT be fulfilled. • Time for Kids $4.88 15 $73.20
Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble Judy Schachner • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
A Surprise for Mama Judy Schachner • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Skippyjon Jones Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones Judy Schachner • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59
Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Tale of Despereaux Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Basil Ering (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 1 $7.19
Chicken Dance Tammi Sauer, Dan Santat (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.96 1 $11.96
Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.59 1 $13.59

Materials cost

$178.01

Vendor shipping charges

$17.80

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$207.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.55

Total project goal

$253.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$253.04

5 Donors

-$126.52

Donations toward project cost

-$103.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.77

match offer

-$126.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$103.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.77

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$0.00

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