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Mrs. Patterson from Spartanburg SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Wish Barbara O'Connor Could Come to Our School!

Help me give my students their own copy of Wish and an virtual author visit from the amazing Barbara O'Connor!

  • $968 goal

This project expired on November 12, 2020.

This project expired on November 12, 2020.

My Students

"You were made to be AWESOME!"—Kid President

My students are enthusiastic learners who are very excited about reading, writing, and social studies.

They are very inquisitive and love to ask lots of questions. The children in my classes are beyond amazing and will make a special impact on the world. However, with our universal free breakfast and lunch program because of our poverty level, it can be hard to provide the opportunities that our students deserve.

Students come to school each year looking for engaging, high interest books. However, with the reality of COVID-19, our school year will look very different this year. Students will not be able to work in groups or attend field trips. So instead of pouting about it, I want to bring a virtual field trip to our third graders!

My Project

Our students have struggled with so many unknowns since schools closed in March 2020. While we are hoping to reopen our buildings, it does not look like we will be able to take any field trips. School will look very different than what students are used to. However, I would love to excite students in new and creative digital ways!

As a grade level, we will read the book "Wish" and then virtually host the author Barbara O'Connor.

We will study her craft and delve into the characters and plot. After finishing the novel, we will host this amazing author on a virtual "field trip!" Being able to "meet" the author and learn about her writing process will make this novel study even more special!

Mrs. Patterson
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
Virtual Visit • Barbara O'Connor $400.00 1 $400.00
Wish • Amazon Business $6.11 54 $329.94

Materials cost

$729.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$822.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.12

Total project goal

$967.47

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