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Mr. Daunis from Bridgeport CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Novel Novels!

Help me give my students some high-interest books that will inspire them to love literature.

  • $300 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from the largest school district in the state of Connecticut.

We are also one of the largest schools in our district.

Most of my students live below the poverty line, in environments that are not conducive to learning, and sometimes in circumstances, we couldn't imagine. Even with these things going on around them, they make it to school every day and have an insatiable love of learning. The smiles on their faces as they walk through my classroom door every morning is truly what makes me come back each day.

My Project

Getting my students to read for pleasure is a daily struggle. With the competition from video games and mobile apps, it is frequently very hard to convince a child to sit down and enjoy a good book. The books I am requesting to combine great story-telling and funny comics. I am hoping that with the combination of these two devices I can entice my students in to reading more and cultivate the love of literacy I have in them.

My project is important because it will help open my students up to a whole new world of literature that they have been avoiding.

Through this, they can build their imagination as well as their love for literacy.

Mr. Daunis
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28 • Amazon Business $94.89 1 $94.89
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Collection 12 Books Set By Jeff Kinney • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Dork Diaries By Rachel Renee Russell 12 Books Collection Set (Puppy Love, Holiday Heartbreak, TV Star, Pop Star, Frenemies Forever, Skating Sensation, Party Time) • Amazon Business $52.78 1 $52.78

Materials cost

$217.66

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$254.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.98

Total project goal

$299.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$299.89

1 Donor

-$200.00

Donations toward project cost

-$170.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

match offer

-$99.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.98

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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