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Mrs. Merrell from Perry GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Highly Engaging Books for Students

My students need highly-engaging fiction and nonfiction texts that spike their interest in reading!

  • $528 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very excited about learning and love school. My favorite time of day is when I get to snuggle up with my kids and read them a new book. As I expose them to exciting and current literature, I see the light in their eyes and their true potential. They soak up everything we read and are constantly asking for more.

I teach at a Title I school in Middle Georgia where 100% of my students receive free breakfast and lunch.

We also operate a snack sack program where students can receive food on the weekend.

My Project

My students need books that will help them define themselves as readers! I have selected many classic titles for my students. On the other hand, I also added some of the newer publications that my students are eager to read. I plan to have a spot in my library that houses all of MY favorite books. In this section, I will include a diverse selection of books. Most of these books will come from this project. I believe that by developing that “reading” relationship with my students their love for reading will SOAR! Please help me put engaging titles in the hands of my students.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was? Nonfiction (24 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $107.57 1 $107.57
Judy Blume (9 Books) • AKJ Education $47.82 1 $47.82
What Was...? (10 Books) • AKJ Education $44.82 1 $44.82
Dork Diaries Box Set (Book 1-3) Dork Diaries; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3 • AKJ Education $30.65 1 $30.65
Favorite Author Study - Roald Dahl (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $29.89 1 $29.89
The Wild Robot • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The War I Finally Won • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Wishtree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Wild Robot • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.69 1 $10.69
Hatchet • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Tale of Despereaux • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The War That Saved My Life • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Holes • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Where the Red Fern Grows • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Number the Stars • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $5.68 1 $5.68
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Secret Garden • AKJ Education $4.76 1 $4.76

Materials cost

$386.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$448.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.16

Total project goal

$527.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$527.73

2 Donors

-$527.73

Donations toward project cost

-$448.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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