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Mr. Tomizawa from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Level Our Library

My students need books and books and more books and even more books.

  • $1,147 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a diverse neighborhood. They are all eager learners despite the many challenges they may face. They come from diverse backgrounds both economically and culturally. I am proud to say our school is all inclusive and we celebrate the diversity of our students to the max. Many of our families are first and second generation immigrant families new to the country planting seeds for their own success and for future generations to come. Education is top priority regardless.

Invest in our future!

We will all benefit!

My Project

We need books and lots of book at every reading level. For our writers and readers workshop time to work to the max, we need books that fit every child's interest and level. The books will level the reading and writing field. The students will be reading at their level not feeling frustrated, but a sense of success and accomplishment. Research has proven when students read at their reading level, their reading comprehension gets better.

Listen to the researchers, better yet my students.

They are asking for books and more books. Help my students succeed and improve a lot faster.

Mr. Tomizawa
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Would Joey Do? • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Flying Solo • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Blubber • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Smiles to Go • AKJ Education $5.10 5 $25.50
Timmy Failure: Sanitized for Your Protection • AKJ Education $10.94 2 $21.88
Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done • AKJ Education $10.94 2 $21.88
Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
The Skirt • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Brothers In Hope The Story Of The Lost Boys Of Sudan • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
One Well The Story of Water on Earth • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The Boy Who Loved Words • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Sit-In How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat Ella Fitzgerald • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Harlem A Poem • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Invisible Boy • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Annie Glover is Not a Tree Lover • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Henry Hubble's Book of Troubles • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
For the Right to Learn Malala Yousafzai's Story • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Timmy Failure: We Meet Again • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Two • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself In a Class by Himself • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Big Nate Strikes Again • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Fish Face • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Amelia's Road • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Hey, Al • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Conservation of Mass • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
My Rotten Life • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Chumash • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
A Day's Work • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Geronimo Stilton #4: I'm Too Fond of My Fur! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Geronimo Stilton #8: Attack of the Bandit Cats • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Geronimo Stilton #10: All Because of a Cup of Coffee • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Comics Squad: Recess! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Coral Reefs • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Hurricanes! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Sticky Burr Adventures in Burrwood Forest • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Sierra • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Suddenly Supernatural: School Spirit • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Dancing Home • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
On My Honor • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Boy Tales of Childhood • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Word Eater • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Beaks! • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
A Drop in the Ocean The Story of Water • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
A Warmer World From Polar Bears to Butterflies, How Climate Change Affects Wildlife • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Squish #3: The Power of the Parasite The Power of the Parasite • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Squish #4: Captain Disaster Captain Disaster • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Geronimo Stilton #7: Red Pizzas for a Blue Count • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Grandpa's Face • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Squish #1: Super Amoeba • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio A Novel Of The Barrio • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Shredderman: Secret Identity • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Rules • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
How Tia Lola Learned to Teach • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Punished • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Skinnybones • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Dominic • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Bracelet • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell In Love • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Poppy • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Lunch Lady #3: Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Lunch Lady #4: Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Lunch Lady #2: Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Melonhead and the We-Fix-It Company • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Wall • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes Lunch Lady #7 • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Lunch Lady and the Video Game Villain Lunch Lady #9 • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Sahara Special • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Replay • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Squish #5: Game On! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Penguins • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Gold-Threaded Dress • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Manga Math Mysteries 2 The Hundred-Dollar Robber: A Mystery with Money • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Extreme Sports • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Manga Math Mysteries #4: The Kung Fu Puzzle: A Mystery with Time and Temperature • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Flicker Flash • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Candy Corn Contest • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
The Stories Julian Tells • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
The Million Dollar Shot (new cover) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
My Last Best Friend • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ivy and Bean #5: Bound to be Bad • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Claude Monet: Sunshine and Waterlilies Sunshine and Waterlilies • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
How to Eat Fried Worms • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter: Book 4 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Just Juice • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ripley's Believe It or Not!: Creepy Stuff Creepy Stuff • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Let's Go Rock Collecting • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Off the Rim • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Soccer Shake-up • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Hoop Hustle • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
My Weird School #4: Ms. Hannah Is Bananas! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weird School #3: Mrs. Roopy Is Loopy! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stink and the Great Guinea Pig Express • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weird School #1: Miss Daisy Is Crazy! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weird School #2: Mr. Klutz Is Nuts! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weird School #5: Miss Small Is off the Wall! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Sees Behind Trees • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stink and the World's Worst Super-Stinky Sneakers • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Stink and the Incredible Super-Galactic Jawbreaker • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weird School #9: Miss Lazar Is Bizarre! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Extreme Machines • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Volcanoes: and Other Natural Disasters • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
National Geographic Readers: Snakes! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Andrew Lost #10: On Earth • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Andrew Lost #6: In the Whale • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Andrew Lost #8: In the Deep • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Andrew Lost #9: In Time • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Andrew Lost #13: In the Garbage • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Andrew Lost #7: On the Reef • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$853.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$78.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$974.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$172.00

Total project goal

$1,146.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,146.66

7 Donors

-$1,146.66

Donations toward project cost

-$974.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$172.00

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$0.00

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