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Mr. Stewart from Beaverton OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Our Reading Momentum Rolling!

Help me give my students 33 new books to jump-start a year of great reading.

  • $495 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an eager and positive group of learners that come from a wide range of backgrounds with a wide range of abilities. We like to work hard, laugh, and stretch our minds, and I'm always looking for new ways to push their thinking.

The diversity in their strengths and interests make for a rewarding school day and really keeps me on my toes.

Their energy and enthusiasm motivate me to make this their most rewarding and successful school year yet.

My Project

Every school year I strive to transform my students into lifelong readers. In our class, this begins on day one as we aim to set an energetic and reverent tone around reading. Yet after the excitement of the new year fades, I have noticed that effort and energy in reading can also fade. As a result, I'm always looking for ways to reignite their enthusiasm. Over the years I have discovered that one of the best ways to jump-start their reading is with new books. The books in this project were selected with my 30 new students in mind, and they cover a range of interests, genres, and styles. I wanted to make sure that each student would have a brand new book to dive into, absorb, review, and share with classmates. The joy and positive energy around reading will be palpable, and I know my students will quickly be back on track in their quest to become lifelong readers.

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster • Amazon Business $16.91 1 $16.91
Squirm • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Illegal • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
The Hotel Between • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Crossroads • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Breakout • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Power Play (Mrs. Smith's Spy School for Girls) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree • Amazon Business $12.27 1 $12.27
Blue Window • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
The Science of Breakable Things • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
A Problematic Paradox • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Front Desk • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Smoke and Mirrors • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Cats vs. Robots #1: This Is War • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Legend of Greg (An Epic Series of Failures) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Story Collector: A New York Public Library Book • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Nightbooks • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Strange Star • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The House in Poplar Wood • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
No Fixed Address • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Nowhere Boy • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Language of Spells • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
Begone the Raggedy Witches (The Wild Magic Trilogy, Book One) • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
The Only Road • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Mrs. Smith's Spy School for Girls • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Fake Blood • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Hilda and the Hidden People: TV Tie-In Edition 1 • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen • Amazon Business $9.83 1 $9.83
Unbelievably Boring Bart • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Estranged • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20

Materials cost

$384.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$420.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.25

Total project goal

$495.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$495.00

3 Donors

-$375.00

Donations toward project cost

-$318.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.25

match offer

-$120.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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