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Ms. Pinkerton from Georgetown SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leveled Library

Help me give my students a library where they can get lost in a book they love!

  • $597 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Think back to when you were in elementary school and that exciting feeling you would get reading a new book. My students share that exact same excitement that you did when you were in school. They are eager to read as many books as they can. I am a first year teacher at a Title I school. Many of my students do not have access to books at home and rely on me to provide them with books full of knowledge. I want to build my students a library that they dream about.

My students are compassionate, enthusiastic, and eager to learn.

Books are one of the most essential parts to a classroom. So much knowledge can be gained from reading books. The love for books begins when a student finds that one book they can relate to. I want each one of my students to experience finding a book that they fall in love with.

My Project

The first thing I always notice in a teacher's classroom is his or her literacy center. I want my students to walk into my classroom and immediately gravitate over to the literacy center where they are sure to find a book they will love.

Every student deserves to have a good book in their life.

Having a library full of books will help promote student learning within the classroom even more. Every student regardless of reading level will be able to find a book in this library that they fall in love with. Help me make my first classroom library come to life!

Ms. Pinkerton
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
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 4-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 2-3 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
Newbery Classroom Library Builder: Grades 3+ (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
GG915 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level V (Gr. 5-6) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.00 1 $37.00
GG912 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level S (Gr. 4-5) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.00 1 $36.00
GG911 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level R (Gr. 4) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
GG909 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level Q (Gr. 4) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
GG913 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level T (Gr. 5) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.00 1 $33.00
TT949 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level P (Gr. 3-4) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00

Materials cost

$420.00

Vendor shipping charges

$21.50

State sales tax

$29.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$507.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.54

Total project goal

$596.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$596.95

2 Donors

-$571.95

Donations toward project cost

-$486.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.79

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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