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Ms. Lage from Bridgeport CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hungry Hungry Students!

My students need new books to keep them invested in reading.

  • $355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fifth graders in a multicultural, urban community. We have an extremely limited budget with minimal support from our local government to fund basic supplies. These students love their neighborhood school because it creates a sense of community. This is especially important because many of the students come from broken homes. They are excited to learn but often times do not have access to the same materials that other students have from surrounding districts, which leaves them at a disadvantage.

My Project

My students have caught the bug! The reading bug! They all have a new found love for reading thanks to the many book talks and new books that I have made available in my classroom library through other donorschoose projects. The only problem is that I cannot keep up with their demand! They are tearing through series after series, and wanting to know more about subjects like Greek Mythology thanks to the RIck Riordan series of books. They want to keep up with the newest books in the Dork Diaries series. I want them to be able to keep the excitement of reading going, so I desperately need to keep them satisfied with new books! Help me keep these students interested in reading because we all know how important reading is in academics!

Ms. Lage
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olympians Boxed Set: Zeus, Athena, Hera, Hades, Poseidon & Aphrodite • Amazon Business $50.47 1 $50.47
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set • Amazon Business $44.51 1 $44.51
Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $29.35 1 $29.35
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 3) • Amazon Business $28.82 1 $28.82
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
The Trials of Apollo Book Three The Burning Maze • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 3) • Amazon Business $11.31 1 $11.31
Heroes of Olympus, Book One The Lost Hero: The Graphic Novel (The Heroes of Olympus) • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two, The Son of Neptune: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Olympians: Ares: Bringer of War • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel (Kane Chronicles) • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
Olympians: Artemis: Wild Goddess of the Hunt • Amazon Business $8.60 1 $8.60
Olympians: Apollo: The Brilliant One • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
Olympians: Hermes: Tales of the Trickster • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49

Materials cost

$267.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.19

Total project goal

$354.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.60

3 Donors

-$351.07

Donations toward project cost

-$301.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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