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Ms. Matson from Alexandria VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Publish Books!

Help me give my students materials to publish their own books into a hardcover book they can keep forever!

  • $585 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I school. The majority of students at my school get free or reduced-price lunch. Many of my students come to kindergarten without preschool experience. Therefore, we start at the beginning, teaching basic letter identification and by the end of kindergarten, they are reading!

My students have hard lives outside of school, but the minute they step into my classroom they know that they are loved.

They know they are there to learn and become the successful individuals that they can be.

My Project

Every year I love giving my students the opportunity to write their book. They write an autobiography that they can then have published into a hardcover book, and keep forever.

This project will give my students each a kit to write their own autobiography, send it in the mail, and get a hard copy of their book to keep.

We will then have a publishing party to celebrate! Each kit comes with materials to make a front cover, title page, dedication page, about the author page, and pages for the book. We write the books, then send them in the mail. Once we receive them, we read them together and have a writing celebration.

By donating to our project, you will give my students a life-long keepsake and memory.

Ms. Matson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lulu Jr. Illustory Book Making Kit, Multicolor • Amazon Business $24.20 19 $459.80

Materials cost

$459.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.65

Total project goal

$584.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$584.35

5 Donors

-$584.35

Donations toward project cost

-$496.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.65

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$0.00

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