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  • $760 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

  • 15 donors
  • $0 still needed

Nonfiction Library

My students need some 35 nonfiction books including some from the "Face to Face" series to complement our fiction classroom library.

My Students

My students have developed an inspiring love of reading this year! It's wonderful to see them pick up a book when they have a few minutes free. Our classroom library, however, is extremely lacking in nonfiction books.

My students are extraordinarily bright, enthusiastic, and curious 3rd graders attending a public charter school in Arizona.

Their enthusiasm for learning and the way they encourage each other to pursue knowledge has been such an inspiration for me this year! I've been so impressed at how many of the students have developed into voracious readers over the past few months. I've been doing my best to expand my classroom library to keep up with the demand for new books, but demand has become greater than my ability to supply! (What a wonderful problem to have, though!)

My Project

I've focused on acquiring fiction books to this point, so the resources in this project will make an enormous difference to our classroom library! There are several students who report preferring nonfiction to fiction, and they have read our few nonfiction books several times each. The books I've requested will be excellent complements to our history and science units as well, allowing students to continue learning on their own about what we're discussing together in class.

I've loved seeing so many of my students discover this year just how delightful reading fiction can be.

I'd love to carry that a step further and help them see how enjoyable nonfiction books can be. Please help bring quality nonfiction books into our classroom!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 3 Classic Grade Level Library • AKJ Books $107.46 1 $107.46
DD867 - Amazing Plants & Animals Nonfiction Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 2 $69.98
BG667 - Paperback Biographies - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.50 1 $49.50
LL724 - Level M Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $40.00 1 $40.00
FB714 - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Level 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
FB713 - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Level 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
LL727 - Level P Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.00 1 $36.00
LL725 - Level N Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.00 1 $33.00
LL726 - Level O Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.00 1 $24.00
Children of Native America Today Yvonne Wakim Dennis, Arlene • AKJ Books $14.56 1 $14.56
Face to Face with Gorillas Michael Nichols, Elizabeth Carne • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
Face to Face with Cheetahs Elizabeth Carney • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
Face to Face with Elephants Beverly Joubert, Beverly Joubert • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
Everything Bird: What Kids Really Want to Know about Birds C • AKJ Books $7.99 1 $7.99
Bears • AKJ Books $7.67 1 $7.67
A Visual Dictionary of Native Communities Bobbie Kalman • AKJ Books $6.53 1 $6.53
Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave Monty Roe • AKJ Books $6.53 1 $6.53
Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle Susa • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Extreme Animals:The Toughest Creatures on Earth • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Owls Sandra Markle • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
Zebras • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
I Wonder Why Snakes Shed Their Skin • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
If You Lived With the Iroquois • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Sharks • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Pfg Yn Backyard Birds • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Ghost Dance Alice McLerran, Paul Morin (Illustrator) - WHEN GONE, GONE • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Face to Face with Frogs Mark W. Moffett • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Your Body Battles a Broken Bone • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Face to Face with Lions Beverly Joubert, Dereck Joubert • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Penguins and Antarctica: A Nonfiction Companion to Eve of th • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Dolphins and Sharks • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Polar Bears and the Arctic: A Nonfiction Companion to Polar Bears Past Bedtime • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
One Day in the Desert • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Eagle Song • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Balto and the Great Race • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$606.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$645.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.94

Total project goal

$759.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$759.61

14 Donors

-$408.71

Donations toward project cost

-$386.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

match offer

-$304.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$258.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$46.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 28 students.

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