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Ms. Cruz's Family from Camden NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Titles to Enhance Reading Minds

Help me give my students new titles that will continue to excite their reading.

  • $494 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have amazing third graders which is a total blessing for our school. My students come from a Title I school where over 80% of the students are on free and reduced-price lunch, and for many of them English is not their first language, Spanish is. Many of them have experienced having difficulty coming to school as a result of transportation or trauma experiences going on in their lives. However, many of them have the motivation to want to learn but just like in the classroom lack resources of getting additional educational experiences in and out of the classroom.

Our students reflect who we are as human beings and continuously inspire to be.

They are motivated, encouraged, and amazing human beings. They are well-mannered with all staff around the school and their positive actions, interactions, and collaborations among their peers and it is continuously outstanding to watch which is the reason we enjoy what we do. Our students want to be the best and are always ready to set goals and expectations high and achieve them.

My Project

These books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I am always striving to create for my kiddos. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy; I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time. The goal is to continue their love of reading by having a real library in our room.

Ms. Cruz's Family
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Last Kids on Earth Loot Box: 5 Book Boxed Set • Amazon Business $69.95 1 $69.95
Notebook of Doom Collection Set ( 1 - 12 ) • Amazon Business $56.15 1 $56.15
Big Nate Series Collection Lincoln Peirce 6 Books Box Set Gift Pack (Big Nate on a Roll, Goes for Broke, the Boy with the Biggest Head in the World, Strikes Again, Flips Out, in the Zone) • Amazon Business $29.81 1 $29.81
The Bad Guys Box Set: Books 1-5 • Amazon Business $19.22 1 $19.22
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Volume 3 • Amazon Business $9.29 2 $18.58
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 4: Grown Sweet Home • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 13: Snow Thanks • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 5: Petal to the Metal • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 1: Lawnmageddon • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 14: A Little Problem • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 11: War and Peas • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 6: Boom Boom Mushroom • Amazon Business $8.81 1 $8.81
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 2: Timepocalypse • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 8: Lawn of Doom • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 3: Bully For You • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 12: Dino-Might • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Diary of a Wimpy Harry Potter: School Daze: Humorous Story of a Wimpy Harry Potter For Kids Ages 9-12(Unofficial & Unauthorized) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 10: Rumble at Lake Gumbo • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Diary of a Wimpy Harry Potter: Toilet Town Monkey Trouble: Humorous Story of a Wimpy Harry Potter For Kids Ages 9-12(Unofficial & Unauthorized) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Bad Guys in the Dawn of the Underlord (The Bad Guys #11) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Diary of a Wimpy Harry Potter: The Cowardly Wizard: Humorous Story of a Wimpy Harry Potter For Kids Ages 9-12(Unofficial & Unauthorized) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Volume 2 • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 9: The Greatest Show Unearthed • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 15: Better Homes and Guardens • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43
The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (The Bad Guys #7) (7) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys #10) (10) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9) (9) • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) (8) • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

Materials cost

$379.49

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$419.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.97

Total project goal

$493.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$493.14

2 Donors

-$143.22

Donations toward project cost

-$141.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

match offer

-$326.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$277.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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