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Ms. Hutchins from Lewiston ME is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

More Books Mean More Reading

My students need more books to read in their classroom and love series books!

  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from Lewiston, Maine which is a notoriously low-income area. Many of my students come from low-income households. Lewiston is also a very diverse area. Many of my students were born in other countries, such as Angola, Djibouti, Somalia, and many others.

The class is a cohesive and supportive group.

The students pick each other up when they are down and support each other in their individual endeavors. My students are eager to learn and interested in learning in many different ways.

My Project

My students are quickly working their way through my classroom library. I have several books, but my students need more books to read. Many of my students like series books and unfortunately, I do not have as many series as they would like to read.

I have selected several series I have seen my current students and previous students reading and loving.

Additionally, I love sharing things that I liked when I was in fifth grade with my students, and picked some series that I read and loved when I was young. I decided that a mix of books I have seen them loving, plus books that I would love to share with them.

This will help my students because they will have even more books to read. My students have reading in another classroom with lots of books, but some books are really popular with all students and we do not have multiple copies of them. Giving my students more access to read these books will keep them excited about reading and reading more and more.

Ms. Hutchins
Grades 3-5
  • Martel Elementary School
  • Lewiston, ME
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 51 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection 13 Books Set (Double Down, Old School, Hard Luck,Third Wheel, Cabin fever, The Ugly Truth, Dog Days, Do-It-Yourself Book, Diary of A Wimpy Kid,Rodrick Rules.. • Amazon Business $79.98 1 $79.98
Dork Diaries Box Set (Book 1-3): Dork Diaries; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3 • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
Raina Telgemeier Collection • Amazon Business $27.70 1 $27.70
Dork Diaries Books 7-9: Dork Diaries 7; Dork Diaries 8; Dork Diaries 9 • Amazon Business $23.15 1 $23.15
Dork Diaries Box Set (Books 4-6): Dork Diaries 4; Dork Diaries 5; Dork Diaries 6 • Amazon Business $22.90 1 $22.90
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $22.47 1 $22.47
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix • Amazon Business $10.66 1 $10.66
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6) • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Dork Diaries 11: Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
Dork Diaries 12: Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Dork Diaries 10: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$285.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.89

Total project goal

$392.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.61

5 Donors

-$256.30

Donations toward project cost

-$217.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.44

Matching donations from our partners

-$136.31

Match offers toward project cost

-$115.86

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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