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Ms. Linson from Columbus OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Read That Already!

My students need new books to read. Thanks to their love of reading, most of my third graders have read all the books in our classroom...often times more than once!

  • $397 goal

This project expired on June 27, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

J.K. Rowling says, "I do believe something magical can happen when you read a good book." I agree 100% and I have witnessed such magic in my classroom. To keep that magic and sense of wonder alive, I want to offer my students new books. For them very little compares to a new book!

My students are the same hard working darlings that I had last year as second graders.

This year, as third graders, they have a high stakes reading test to determine their promotion to fourth grade. It is important to keep them reading for the test and beyond!

My Project

We have Sustained Silent Reading for an hour each day. During such time, students are engaged in individual or group literacy activities. These activities include: Reader of the Day, student conferences, partner reading, reading games and book-talks. The books you provide will enhance these events and efforts! This is especially true for book-talks. The kids love sharing their favorite books with each other and graphic novels have hooked my reluctant readers!

Having had theses same students last year, our classroom library must be updated regularly to keep the students' interests and momentum high!

A batch of new books will be the just the spark needed.

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

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 52 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Hidden Doors (Explorer) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The Marvels • Amazon Business $18.14 1 $18.14
Firelight (Amulet #7) • Amazon Business $8.16 2 $16.32
The Hobbit: An Illustrated Edition of the Fantasy Classic • Amazon Business $16.17 1 $16.17
Little Tree • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Red: A Crayon's Story • Amazon Business $13.12 1 $13.12
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
The Whisper • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
Last Stop on Market Street (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $10.81 1 $10.81
I Don't Want to Be a Frog • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $10.33 1 $10.33
The Call of the Wild: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Waiting • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear • Amazon Business $9.45 1 $9.45
The Thing About Jellyfish • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $9.14 1 $9.14
Bird & Squirrel on the Run • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Bird & Squirrel on the Edge! • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
Never Girls #2: The Space Between (Disney Fairies) (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Lost in the Tunnel of Time (Clubhouse Mysteries) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Buried Bones Mystery (Clubhouse Mysteries) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Space Mission Adventure (Clubhouse Mysteries) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sugar Plum Ballerinas #3: Perfectly Prima • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Toeshoe Trouble (Sugar Plum Ballerinas, Book 2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Never Girls #3: A Dandelion Wish (Disney: The Never Girls) (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon Business $4.77 1 $4.77
Keena Ford and the Field Trip Mix-Up • Amazon Business $4.67 1 $4.67
Never Girls #1: In a Blink (Disney Fairies) (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon Business $3.50 1 $3.50

Materials cost

$302.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.42

Total project goal

$396.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$396.12

7 Donors

-$237.29

Donations toward project cost

-$209.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.09

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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