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Mr. Ohl from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

High Interest Books for the South Bronx

The cost of over 60 books for this proposal is $482, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $482 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Many of our students want to become better readers. However, our budget is limited and we often simply can't provide enough interesting books for them. If you fund this grant it will strengthen our classroom library and provide new books for students to explore. 97% of our students receive free and reduced price lunches. If they can't afford to buy school lunches they certainly would struggle to buy a new or even used book. Many students could go to the library but who would take them? The community is not that safe in the evening and most parents are working during those hours. My kids love to read. They are simply lacking an adequate supply of good books to read. Please help give my students a leg up in their academic lives. This gift of books not only provides a chance to better their literacy but also to improve their financial situations by helping them succeed in school. I have chosen books that are properly leveled for their reading levels and that match my students interests. Please help us out. We need a kind benefactor to send us some interesting books. Thank you for your help.

Mr. Ohl
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 6 Book Bundle B (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $54.86 1 $54.86
Grade 6 Book Bundle A (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $53.55 1 $53.55
Grade 6 Book Bundle B (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $53.53 1 $53.53
Grade 6 Book Bundle A (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $50.52 1 $50.52
Grade 5 Book Bundle A (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $47.84 1 $47.84
Grade 5 Book Bundle A (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $46.13 1 $46.13
America Street • AKJ Educational Services $6.93 1 $6.93
I Am the Darker Brother: An Anthology of Modern Poems by African Americans • AKJ Educational Services $5.23 1 $5.23
Jumping Tree • AKJ Educational Services $5.22 1 $5.22
Crazy Loco • AKJ Educational Services $5.22 1 $5.22
Escape From Slavery: Five Journeys to Freedom • AKJ Educational Services $5.22 1 $5.22

Materials cost

$334.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$394.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.63

Total project goal

$481.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$481.26

4 Donors

-$453.00

Donations toward project cost

-$395.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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