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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Middle Schoolers That Want To Read Over Christmas Break

Help me give my students books to take home and read over break.

  • $271 goal

This project expired on April 3, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Pennsylvania, and all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical, inner-city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk through​ the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard, and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

As a math teacher I should be sending home math activities, but I have a group of 10 kids who love reading as much as I do. We have been reading together all year but we are running out of books because I don't really have a classroom library except for the books I can get here and there. My students asked for some new books like Harry Potter and Stephen King. I would love for these kids to be able to have books to take home over Christmas break. Their break is a week and they are actually asking for educational things to do. How can I possibly say no?

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection (Books 1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Ancient Aliens®: The Official Companion Book • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Haunting of Rookward House • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Ancient Aliens in the Bible: Evidence of UFOs, Nephilim, and the True Face of Angels in Ancient Scriptures • Amazon Business $12.43 1 $12.43
Kill Creek • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory--More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Wizards and Non-Wizards Alike (Unofficial Cookbook) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
The Silver Star: A Novel • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Wuggly Ump • Amazon Business $9.14 1 $9.14
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1) • Amazon Business $8.72 1 $8.72
The Christmas Keeper (Happily Ever After) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
His Dark Materials: The Amber Spyglass (Book 3) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife (Book 2) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Mist • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Where Winter Finds You: A Caldwell Christmas (The Black Dagger Brotherhood series) (The Black Dagger Brotherhood World) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$196.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.51

Total project goal

$270.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.07

3 Donors

-$88.00

Donations toward project cost

-$80.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.35

match offer

-$175.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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