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Ms. Gaines from Conroe TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Love What You Read

My students need book series that they WANT to read, like 39 Clues, The Only Living Boy, Wings of Fire, and 8-Bit Warrior.

  • $267 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 40 very diverse students that come into my classroom every day. They come from predominantly low-income homes and have a wide range of learning abilities. Half of my students are English language learners.

I have students who come to school with more on their plate than most children should, and this takes their focus away from their education.

They struggle to make school a priority, through no fault of their own. Most of my students have little to no access to books, technology, or educational materials outside of my classroom.

My Project

My students work hard every day to become better readers, not just for the school year, but forever. They are continuously building their stamina and improving the discussions they have about the books they read. For some of my readers, it takes a lot to get them reading more.

When I find a book series that my struggling readers actually want to read, the best thing I can do for them is to provide those books!

I want my students excited about reading every day.

Our community was effected by Hurricane Harvey at the beginning of this school year, and my students were forced to miss over a week of school. They came back with questions and concerns, most having never experienced that kind of event. They were able to bounce back, and it is my goal to continue their amazing progress!

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

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Darkness of Dragons (Wings of Fire, Book 10) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Talons of Power (Wings of Fire, Book 9) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Beyond the Grave (The 39 Clues , Book 4) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior: Path of the Diamond (Book 4 8-Bit Warrior series): An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior: Crafting Alliances (Book 3 8-Bit Warrior series): An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Vespers Rising (The 39 Clues, Book 11) • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Storm Warning (The 39 Clues, Book 9) • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
The Sword Thief (The 39 Clues, Book 3) • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
In Too Deep (The 39 Clues, Book 6) • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
The Only Living Boy #5: "To Save a Shattered World" • Amazon Business $8.72 1 $8.72
Into the Gauntlet (The 39 Clues, Book 10) • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior: Quest Mode (Book 5 8-Bit Warrior series): An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
The Emperor's Code (The 39 Clues, Book 8) • Amazon Business $8.06 1 $8.06
The Only Living Boy #1: Prisoner of the Patchwork Planet • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
One False Note (The 39 Clues, Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.92 1 $7.92
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior (Book 1 8-Bit Warrior series): An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
The Viper's Nest (The 39 Clues, Book 7) • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
The Only Living Boy #4: Through the Murky Deep • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Only Living Boy #3 • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
The Black Circle (The 39 Clues , Book 5) • Amazon Business $7.34 1 $7.34
Only Living Boy #2, The • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior: From Seeds to Swords (Book 2 8-Bit Warrior series): An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Escaping Peril (Wings of Fire, Book 8) • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50

Materials cost

$193.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.98

Total project goal

$266.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$266.51

3 Donors

-$130.43

Donations toward project cost

-$115.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.76

match offer

-$130.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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