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Ms. Larson from Evanston IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New Books & Cozy Seats for a New Year!

Help me give my students comfortable seating where they can read in style, as well as access to fabulous, new books.

  • $480 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This lovely batch of seventh graders are itching for some brand new books and comfortable seating! The titles selected come highly recommended from teachers, librarians, book sellers, and of course... KIDS!

My kids are engaged, excited, and ready to dive into rich, multicultural texts in a comfortable environment!

I'm freshly back from maternity leave, and upon my return I have found my classroom library a tad sparse and my seating non-existent. With your help, I'm looking forward to revamping my collection.

My Project

Independent reading is the cornerstone to great Literacy instruction. Building positive reading habits starts first with access. Access refers to materials, as well as to a quiet and comfortable learning environment.

Having a diverse array of new titles is a vital part of building vocabulary, igniting reading interest, and sparking love and joy for the written word.

I love reading! Every day I set out to share my love and passion with my students. There is nothing quite like a brand new book, and all of our students deserve new texts at the start of a new and exciting school year.

Ms. Larson
Grades 6-8

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black - 641602 (Renewed) • Amazon Business $36.90 2 $73.80
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Flaming Red • Amazon Business $32.76 2 $65.52
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Agony House • Amazon Business $14.08 1 $14.08
It Wasn't Me • Amazon Business $13.11 1 $13.11
Refugee • Amazon Business $12.92 1 $12.92
Game Changer • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
With the Fire on High • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Dig • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Poet X • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Hurricane Season: New from the USA TODAY bestselling author of The Hideaway • Amazon Business $10.58 1 $10.58
On The Come Up • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Black Panther The Young Prince (Marvel Black Panther) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
I Am Princess X • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
The First Part Last • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
yolo (Internet Girls, The) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
ttyl - 10th Anniversary update and reissue (Internet Girls, The) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
American Street • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Drum Roll, Please • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sunny (3) (Track) • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Thunderhead (2) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
Scythe (1) (Arc of a Scythe) • Amazon Business $6.24 1 $6.24
For Every One • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
Patina (Track) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Challenger Deep • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
ttfn - 10th Anniversary update and reissue (The Internet Girls) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$372.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$407.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.99

Total project goal

$479.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$479.95

7 Donors

-$479.95

Donations toward project cost

-$407.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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