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  • $583 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Jones
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 21 donors
  • $0 still needed

Making Movies In Our Minds!

My students need new chapter books and sound phones to feed their love of reading as well as reading phones to read to themselves without disturbing others.

My Students

"We want to be able to make a movie in our minds!" This is what my students told me when I asked why they choose the books they do to read.

My students in my classroom make up an eclectic melting pot of eager learners.

They are hungry for knowledge and are constantly challenging me to meet their thirst for wanting to learn more. Our school is located in a high poverty area where our families have limited resources to assist in reaching their learning needs.

My Project

With your donation, we will finally be able to stock our classroom library with books that will help my students create those movies in their mind they so desperately want to make! Constantly throughout the year we have hit road blocks when trying to match students with books that are both engaging and push them to be better readers. Several students were even discouraged from reading because they were unable to find anything that peaked their interest enough to captivate their minds. We have researched and taken book recommendations from our friends and families and come up with our dream wish list of books we want to read. These books will not only be engaging for my students, but they will also be challenging and keep pushing them to reach higher reading goals!

By funding this project, you are not only contributing to putting quality books in students hands who need them, but you are also helping to instill a lifelong love of reading and learning that will guide them to a successful future.

Please do not pass up this opportunity to ignite the flame of learning!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Twilight Saga Complete Collection, The (HC) • AKJ Books $70.81 1 $70.81
Harry Potter • AKJ Books $64.33 1 $64.33
Percy Jackson PBK 5-book boxed set • AKJ Books $25.55 1 $25.55
EE538 - Hear Myself Sound Phone - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
The Clique Collection • AKJ Books $21.89 1 $21.89
Lunch Lady • AKJ Books $20.69 1 $20.69
Halo Boxed Set (Halo: Contact Harvest, Halo: The Cole Protoc • AKJ Books $18.23 1 $18.23
For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone Jack P • AKJ Books $14.56 1 $14.56
The Sea of Trolls (Sea of Trolls Trilogy Series #1) Nancy Fa • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Invasion of the Boy Snatchers (Clique) • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Monster • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Wicked Lovely • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Maniac Magee • AKJ Books $5.84 1 $5.84
Rough-Face Girl, The • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Bound • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Beast Donna Jo Napoli • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Word Eater • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Travel Team • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Face on the Milk Carton • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Unusual Suspects (Sisters Grimm, Book 2) • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
Running Out Of Time • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Taking Sides • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Sammy Keyes and the Runaway Elf • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Sammy Keyes and the Psycho Kitty Queen • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Day My Butt Went Psycho! Andy Griffiths • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Loser • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Stargirl (Mass) • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Wringer (rpkg) • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Wednesday Wars, The • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Double Identity • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
A Week in the Woods • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
The Ravenmaster''s Secret: Escape from the Tower of London El • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Beans on the Roof • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
If You''re Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand: Poems About School • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Joyful Noise : Poems for Two Voices-b/o til mid June 2013 • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Off the Rim (All-Star Sports) • AKJ Books $4.34 1 $4.34
Soccer Team Upset (All-Star Sports) • AKJ Books $4.34 1 $4.34
Matilda Bone • AKJ Books $4.00 1 $4.00
Mermaids and Mermen • AKJ Books $2.50 1 $2.50
Giants, Trolls, and Ogres • AKJ Books $2.50 1 $2.50
Magician Trilogy: Emlyn''S Moon • AKJ Books $2.50 1 $2.50
The Ghost Of Cutler Creek • AKJ Books $2.00 1 $2.00
Wizards and Witches • AKJ Books $2.00 1 $2.00
Cookie • AKJ Books $2.00 1 $2.00
Sins of the Father (Jack Sparrow) • AKJ Books $1.50 1 $1.50
Switchers • AKJ Books $1.50 1 $1.50

Materials cost

$458.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.42

Total project goal

$582.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.79

19 Donors

-$357.00

Donations toward project cost

-$303.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.55

Matching donations from our partners

-$225.79

Match offers toward project cost

-$191.92

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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