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Mrs. Caldwell from Tacoma WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Loving Literature Together

Help me give my students classic, well-loved books, like Wemberly Worried, to enjoy reading with their classmates.

  • $468 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are busy and curious about the world. We are working on our literacy and developing a growth mindset. Our motto is "If it is to be, it is up to me!!

Every child is unique and needs something a little different.

I work at a Title 1 school, and our students often lack access to the newest materials available for learning. My students come to school with the challenges of poverty, and I do my best to provide the support they need to thrive. We do not accept excuses at my school, and we work with families to overcome obstacles that get in the way of student success.

My classroom is a space that is welcoming and full of hope! Being comfortable in class leads to greater focus and stamina. I have, and will continue, to do whatever it takes to meet my students’ learning needs.

My Project

Reading quality books together is one way that students can develop a love of reading. Over the years I have witnessed children interact with books and change as learners through experiences they share in books.

Have you ever lost yourself in a book?

Have you ever gotten to know a character so well they seemed like a friend? It is my goal to give my students these experiences. Falling in love with books will foster a love of reading and learning. When we can meet together as a class and read the same book, students can make deeper connections with classmates through discussions of characters and the problems they overcome.

Mrs. Caldwell
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Julius, the Baby of the World • AKJ Education $5.83 10 $58.30
The Name Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 10 $58.30
Wemberly Worried • AKJ Education $5.83 10 $58.30
Abe Lincoln's Hat • AKJ Education $3.64 10 $36.40
The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto • AKJ Education $3.49 10 $34.90
Amelia Earhart More Than a Flier • AKJ Education $2.91 10 $29.10
The Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad • AKJ Education $2.91 10 $29.10
Arthur Lost in the Museum • AKJ Education $2.91 10 $29.10

Materials cost

$333.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$397.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.18

Total project goal

$467.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$467.86

26 Donors

-$459.48

Donations toward project cost

-$391.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.17

match offer

-$7.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$6.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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