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Mrs. Buchanan from Madisonville KY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Books and Audios

Help me give my students great new books and AMAZING audiobooks for my struggling readers.

  • $1,071 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from an area that has faced major financial hardships. It is a rural area with limited employment options for parents. Over ninety percent of our student population is considered below poverty level. Many of these students will never get the opportunity to experience different cultures, educational trips or the vast possibilities with regards to their future.

I teach students in grades K-5.

They have had to face hardships from an early age. The neighborhood and city have been on a steady decline for many years.

My Project

This project will help us add to our school library a variety of books that the budget has limited in the past. Many of the books requested are favorites of the students that have been damaged or gone missing in recent years. I have been unable to replace them. The ability to check out books that are of interest to students is what helps to bolster a love of reading. Audiobooks are especially helpful to struggling students, they are able to listen and follow along.

Instilling a LOVE of reading and books help to create a pathway to future reading.

Reading is the foundation for all education. I also picked out books to promote coding and other diversity centered books.

Mrs. Buchanan
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Percy Jackson 5 Cd Prepack • AKJ Education $127.74 1 $127.74
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire • AKJ Education $69.95 1 $69.95
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban • AKJ Education $40.11 1 $40.11
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets • AKJ Education $36.46 1 $36.46
Ghastly Ghothic Mansions • AKJ Education $20.81 1 $20.81
Deadly Morgues • AKJ Education $19.76 1 $19.76
The Dark Underground • AKJ Education $19.76 1 $19.76
Ghost Caves • AKJ Education $19.76 1 $19.76
Deserted Cities • AKJ Education $19.76 1 $19.76
Girls Who Code • AKJ Education $19.71 1 $19.71
Coding, Bugs, and Fixes • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
The Girl in the Graveyard: And Other Scary Tales • AKJ Education $18.48 1 $18.48
Shadow Shoes: And Other Scary Tales • AKJ Education $18.48 1 $18.48
The Night Octopus: And Other Scary Tales • AKJ Education $18.48 1 $18.48
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
The Magician's Elephant • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Snowmen at Night • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Coding Projects in Scratch • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Zathura A Space Adventure • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Doll Bones • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Susan Laughs • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Stella by Starlight • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Playing from the Heart • AKJ Education $13.50 1 $13.50
Sonia Sotomayor A Judge Grows in the Bronx (La juez que creció en el Bronx) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Maybe Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Malala's Magic Pencil • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Pink Hat • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Zen Socks • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Girls Who Code • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
President of the Whole Sixth Grade: Girl Code • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Unbound: A Novel in Verse • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Fourteenth Goldfish • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Cats vs. Robots #1: This Is War • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Upside-Down Magic • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Spotlight on Coding Club! #4 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Friendship Code #1 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Team BFF: Race to the Finish! #2 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Lights, Music, Code! #3 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Frightmares 3: Even More Scary Stories to Read - If You Dare • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
The Skull of Truth A Magic Shop Book • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Monster's Ring A Magic Shop Book • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Juliet Dove, Queen of Love A Magic Shop Book • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Jennifer Murdley's Toad A Magic Shop Book • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Computer Coding An Introduction to Computer Programming • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$866.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$909.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$160.53

Total project goal

$1,070.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,070.18

3 Donors

-$586.00

Donations toward project cost

-$498.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$484.18

Match offers toward project cost

-$411.55

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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