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Mrs. Nieman from Summit MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Look! A New Book to Read!

Help me give my students additional books in our library so that will be filled with great books makes my young readers excited!

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Help me give my students choice books that interest them! The gift of loving to read will take them far in life.

Our students love spending time in the library and it is the hub of our school.

We are a rural K- 4th grade school . The students at my school are primarily low income with the majority of them being free or reduced price lunch program recipients. The school is a safe, loving environment where they can thrive. We have a diverse student population, but they are alike in that they are eager to read and learn.

As the librarian, I have instilled a passion for reading in my students. My student’s display their passion for reading when the books they have eagerly waited on become available for them to check-out as well as in their disappointed faces when a book is not available or damaged beyond repair. Freedom of choice is a key to getting students motivated and excited about reading.

We are limited with our district dollars and would like funds to purchase new books.

My Project

The best way to get students to read more is to help them find one book in a series that they love, then they will want to continue to read each and every book in the series.

These books will allow my students to read for pleasure and enjoy reading.

When children can freely choose what they want to read, they will be reading for pleasure, not because there is an assignment due. A choice allows children to be enthusiastic about what they are reading, and in turn they will be engaged. When you give a child the choice to read what they desire, they will want to read more.

Mrs. Nieman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.89 2 $23.78
The Little Unicorn • Amazon Business $19.31 1 $19.31
Dragonbreath #6 Revenge of the Horned Bunnies • AKJ Education $9.48 2 $18.96
The Mindful Dragon: A Dragon Book about Mindfulness. Teach Your Dragon to Be Mindful. a Cute Children Story to Teach Kids about Mindfulness, Focus and Peace. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Some Kids Are Deaf: A 4D Book (Understanding Differences) • Amazon Business $18.14 1 $18.14
Train Your Angry Dragon: Teach Your Dragon To Be Patient. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Emotions and Anger Management. (Dragon Books for Kids) (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Gingerbread Girl • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81
The Ember Stone (Last Firehawk) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
Ricky, the Rock that Couldn't Roll • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
A Short Tale About A Long Dog (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Here's Hank) • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
The Story of Ferdinand • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Radiant Child • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Eat Your Veggies, Goldilocks! A Story About Healthy Eating • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Don't Blink! • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Squish #2: Brave New Pond • AKJ Education $11.69 1 $11.69
Turkey Trouble • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Eraser • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Three Little Cajun Pigs • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Dragonbreath #3 Curse of the Were-wiener • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Benny and Penny in Lights Out! TOON Level 2 • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Ape & Armadillo Take Over The World (TOON Level 3) • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
The Shark King (TOON Level 3) • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Tarantula Spiders • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Black Widow Spiders (ABDO Spiders Kids) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95

Materials cost

$436.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.80

Total project goal

$592.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.02

9 Donors

-$592.02

Donations toward project cost

-$503.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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