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Ms. Ramos from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Can't Find My Book - Again!

My students need 4 sets of library shelf markers and 6 sets of various bookmarks to help keep track of our books.

  • $161 goal

This project expired on June 1, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My 28 eager 4th graders are bookworms and I love it! There's only one slight problem...the organization of our books. I have students checking out 2 or 3 books at a time from our classroom library. (Don't ask me how they can read them at the same time, but somehow they manage. I am still in awe by their efforts.) When they check out so many books, they often forget where the book is shelved and our library ends up a giant mess. Books are in the wrong section and no one can seem to find the book they want. Most of my students are far below grade level, so I need to do everything to encourage their reading. I could restrict my students to one book, but I feel this would place limitations on their learning and reading passion. Therefore, I'm seeking 4 sets of durable shelf markers to help my 4th graders improve their organizational skills, ensure each book in its appropriate section, and make checking-out a book an easier process. I am also asking for 6 sets of bookmarks to maintain my students' reading interest. My 4th graders are always using scratch paper or my post-its to mark their spot, so the new bookmarks would be a nice treat. We will have enough to share the bookmarks with their weekly, first grade reading buddies. By your generous donation, you will help speed up our library process and ensure that all books are returned properly. This will guarantee that every student has an opportunity to find their desired book. I am a firm believer that reading takes you to a new world. With your assistance, you can help my urban students escape their concrete environment and travel to uncharted places.

Ms. Ramos
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOOKMARK GUITARS 4/DESIGN 200/PKG • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $7.04 1 $7.04
BKMARK SET FIND NEW FRIENDS • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $3.30 1 $3.30
LIBRARY SHELF MARKERS 10/SET RED • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $16.32 1 $16.32
LIBRARY SHELF MARKERS 10/SET YELLOW • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $16.32 1 $16.32
LIBRARY SHELF MARKERS 10/SET BLUE • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $16.32 1 $16.32
BOOKMARK OH THE PLACES YOU'LL GO WITH BOOKS 200/PKG • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $7.48 1 $7.48
BOOKMARK WOULD YOU COULD YOU READ A BOOK 200/PKG • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $7.48 1 $7.48
LIBRARY SHELF MARKERS 10/SET GREEN • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $16.32 1 $16.32
BOOKMARK READING TAKES YOU EVERY- WHERE 200/PKG • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $7.48 1 $7.48
BOOKMARK SCENTED POP OPEN A GOOD BOOK 100/PKG • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $5.24 1 $5.24

Materials cost

$103.30

Vendor shipping charges

$10.33

State sales tax

$7.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$131.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.90

Total project goal

$160.57

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.57

2 Donors

-$79.33

Donations toward project cost

-$65.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

match offer

-$80.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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