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Mrs. Davis from Dothan AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Make a Connection, Make a Difference

My students need a class set of Bud, Not Buddy. Participating in a class novel study is much more exciting and interesting when each student has their own book!

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a fourth grade teacher at an amazing school. I have the privilege of working with an amazing group of students every day. My kids love to learn and truly become excited when I introduce new things, and I enjoy being a part of that excitement. We encourage reading daily in school because once the students leave us, we know that many do not have the opportunity or encouragement to read at home.

My main goal each school year is to help my students discover the love of reading by helping them learn to understand books.

I believe that each child is capable to being a strong, independent reader, they just need someone to help guide them in the right direction. I hope to help my students through this novel study with Bud, Not Buddy.

My Project

When I decided to begin a novel study with my students, I knew that I needed a book that my students could really connect with in order to gain the most out of this.

I am so excited at the prospect of introducing them to Bud, Not Buddy, because I think that each of my students can relate to the trials and tribulations in the book.

Giving my students different reading options, along with topics they can relate to, can make a world of difference. It can open up doors to a world that these children did not know existed. As an educator in an area where school is not a priority, this is a major goal.

Mrs. Davis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $5.83 27 $157.41

Materials cost

$157.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.75

Total project goal

$238.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.35

1 Donor

-$238.35

Donations toward project cost

-$202.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.75

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$0.00

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