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  • $1,040 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Cravens
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Moving on Up with Books

My students need multiple copies of various levels of literature to become independent readers as their teachers share through modeling and guided reading.

My Students

It isn't that children don't like to read, but often just they don't know which books they do like. Having multiple copies of books of various levels and genres allow them to experience a wide variety of literature in groups where they can discover a love of reading.

My students are amazing Pre-K through 6th graders.

We have approximately 567 students where 52% of them are eligible for free and reduced lunch. Approximately 40% of our students are non-Caucasian. They love to visit the library for lessons and story times.

My Project

Often a child is reluctant to tackle a higher reading level or a longer book by themselves. Sometimes it is an overwhelming task. Each of the titles are chosen to pull readers into the book and captivate their imaginations. The students' confidence in themselves will be raised and they will more willingly tackle another book on their own.

These titles will allow us to read in small groups and whole class providing amazing motivational discussions and activities.

They each lead to other books by the same authors or in the same genre. These books will allow teachers to work intensely with students at risk and who are behind in school. Children who love to read do better in school and are usually more creative problem solvers.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger''s Apprentice Series #1), Vol. 1 • AKJ Books $13.13 10 $131.30
Sweetest Fig • AKJ Books $13.83 8 $110.64
Garden of Abdul Gasazi • AKJ Books $13.83 8 $110.64
Two Bad Ants • AKJ Books $13.83 24 $331.92
Frog and Toad Together • AKJ Books $2.91 24 $69.84
The Mystery in Chocolate Town..Hershey, Pennsylvania (eBook) • AKJ Books $7.99 3 $23.97

Materials cost

$778.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$63.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$883.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.90

Total project goal

$1,039.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,039.31

1 Donor

-$883.41

Donations toward project cost

-$883.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$155.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 130 students.

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