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Ms. H. from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get to Know Patricia Polacco

My students need good literature written by Patricia Polacco for an author study.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very eager to learn and utilize the materials that I have. This is my second year teaching 4th grade reading and writing and I am trying to build my classroom library with books that will meet the needs of all my students. I have a very diverse population of students that are on many different reading levels. They come from homes with hard working parents that want them to succeed. They are very intelligent and come ready to learn every day!

My students have a love for reading new books and appreciate literature.

I try to expose them to as many different forms that I can. My students want to help me in any way possible and love getting new books to add to our library. They loved taking the picture for my photo since it was going to help get more supplies.

My Project

The books that I am requesting are for an author study project that I am would like to start with my students. I have read several books written by Patricia Polacco to my students and they have loved every single one!

Patricia Polacco is an amazing author!

Her books are based on experiences that she had when she was growing up and my students relate to them very well. They ask me all the time to read more books written by her, but I do not have that many to read. I am almost done with the ones I have in my library. I would like to conduct an author study in class, so my students can get to know her and her material in a meaningful manner.

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

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This project will reach 42 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Remembering Vera • Amazon Business $10.62 2 $21.24
An Orange for Frankie • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
The Butterfly • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Gifts of the Heart • Amazon Business $14.25 1 $14.25
The Keeping Quilt: 25th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
The Mermaid's Purse • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Thank You, Mr. Falker • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
The Bee Tree • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Christmas Tapestry • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Welcome Comfort • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64

Materials cost

$123.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.42

Total project goal

$182.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.79

2 Donors

-$91.40

Donations toward project cost

-$77.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.71

match offer

-$91.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$77.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.71

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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