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Mr. Piacun from Metairie LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Book to Enrich Student's Lives.

My students need new books to update the School Library and enrich their lives.

  • $1,026 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Some of my students are avid readers, however, I have some students who're very hesitant to pick up a book because of their reading level. We are a South Louisiana school with a population of 826 students with about 80% on free or reduced priced lunch with limited access to the public library or to a personal library at home.The majority of students are Hispanic with limited English skills, the second majority are African American, and the third are Caucasian.

My Project

In my school library, I have a core group of students who love to read anything they can get their hands on. We also have a large population of students throughout the school who have a low reading level and so they're reluctant to come to the library to read a novel.

The goal of this project is to enhance three collections (graphic novels, nonfiction books on holidays around the world, and my foreign language novels) in my library that will enrich the reluctant and the avid readers with stories they would otherwise never read because they're classics and not today's popular novels.

Mr. Piacun
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Julius Caesar • AKJ Education $19.94 1 $19.94
Homestead: A New Life on Mars • AKJ Education $18.97 1 $18.97
Legacy: Relics of Mars • AKJ Education $18.97 1 $18.97
Groundhog Day • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Saint Patrick's Day • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Independence Day • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Cinco de Mayo • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Earth Day • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Day of the Dead • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 3 • AKJ Education $17.92 1 $17.92
What Is Veterans Day? • AKJ Education $17.23 1 $17.23
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $16.78 1 $16.78
The Talking Eggs A Folktale from the American South • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
The Night of the Moon A Muslim Holiday Story • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Who Was First? Discovering the Americas • AKJ Education $13.87 1 $13.87
Children Just Like Me Celebrations • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Zathura A Space Adventure • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
La ley de Rodrick (Rodrick Rules) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Días de perros (Dog Days) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Nate el grande ataca de nuevo (Big Nate Strikes Again) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters An African Tale • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
¡Esto es el colmo! (The Last Straw) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns A Muslim Book of Colors • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
La horrible realidad (The Ugly Truth) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
¡Sin salida! (Cabin Fever) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Vieja escuela (Old School) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Warriors Manga Box Set: Graystripe's Adventure • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Hansel and Gretel (Standard Edition) • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Fiestas, Music, and Dance • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year With Fireworks, Dragons, and Lanterns • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr With Praying, Fasting, and Charity • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
The Odyssey • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Manga Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 5 • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 6 • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Nightschool, Vol. 1 The Weirn Books • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 4 • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
BONE Prequel: Rose Rose • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Merchant of Venice • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Redwall: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #9: Crown of Horns • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #8: Treasure Hunters • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #7: Ghost Circles • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #6: Old Man's Cave • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #5: Rock Jaw, Master of the Eastern Border • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #1: Out from Boneville • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #3: Eyes of the Storm • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
BONE #4: The Dragonslayer • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Nightschool, Vol. 2 The Weirn Books • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Manga Shakespeare Hamlet • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Dog Man Unleashed (Dog Man #2) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Macbeth (Graphic Shakespeare) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Journey to the Center of the Earth • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Scarlet Letter • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
King Lear (Graphic Shakespeare) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Swiss Family Robinson • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Happy, Happy Chinese New Year! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Graphic Myths and Legends: Ali Baba Fooling the Forty Thieves: an Arabian Tale • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Graphic Myths and Legends Yu the Great • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Graphic Myths and Legends: Jason • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Graphic Myths and Legends: Sunjata Warrior King of Mali: A West African Legend • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Dracula • AKJ Education $5.22 1 $5.22
Las aventuras de Uuk y Gluk (The Adventures Of Uuk And Gluk) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Las aventureas del Superbebé Pañal (Adventures Of Super Diaper Baby) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
El Superbebe Panal y La Invasion de Los Ladrones de Inodoros • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Emperor's New Clothes: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34

Materials cost

$763.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$66.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$871.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.86

Total project goal

$1,025.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,025.76

1 Donor

-$1,025.76

Donations toward project cost

-$871.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$153.86

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$0.00

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