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Mr. Sewell from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It All Starts With Reading!!

My students need a library in their classroom. The school, nor the school system provides independent reading books for the students.

  • $579 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am a 7th English teacher in Washington DC. My students are in a high need community with 99% on free and reduced meal plans.

I am trying to get them interested in reading, but they don't have a proper library to look at, and read books.

I would like to begin showing them that reading is fun. I need a library in my classroom for them to be able to explore books on their own.

Your help will inspire these students. Along with your help WE will bring resources for them to explore reading, and continue on with their education with excitement.

Mr. Sewell
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Raisin in the Sun • AKJ Books $11.33 1 $11.33
A Series of Unfortunate Events The Wide Window; The Miserable Mill • AKJ Books $11.33 1 $11.33
Adventure Assortment - Grade Levels 4-6 • AKJ Books $25.20 1 $25.20
Animal Farm • AKJ Books $8.71 3 $26.13
A Matter of Trust • AKJ Books $4.32 3 $12.96
Blood is Thicker • AKJ Books $3.48 3 $10.44
Autobiography of Malcolm X • AKJ Books $6.97 3 $20.91
Best Short Stories Modern Age • AKJ Books $6.10 3 $18.30
Brian's Return • AKJ Books $11.33 3 $33.99
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Books $11.33 3 $33.99
Catcher in the Rye • AKJ Books $6.10 3 $18.30
Lord of the Flies • AKJ Books $8.71 3 $26.13
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Books $11.33 3 $33.99
Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States • AKJ Books $6.10 3 $18.30
Crossing, The • AKJ Books $6.10 3 $18.30
Day No Pigs Would Die • AKJ Books $6.10 3 $18.30
Begging for Change • AKJ Books $6.97 3 $20.91
Brian's Winter • AKJ Books $5.67 3 $17.01
Brian's Song • AKJ Books $6.97 3 $20.91

Materials cost

$396.73

Vendor shipping charges

$39.67

State sales tax

$22.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$474.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.08

Total project goal

$578.23

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$578.23

3 Donors

-$528.84

Donations toward project cost

-$474.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$49.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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