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Mrs. Smith from Providence NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Novels for Novices

My students need books for novel studies, Number the Stars and A Long Walk to Water will be a great start to our classroom library.

  • $364 goal

This project expired on December 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach twenty-one high energy fourth graders that consist of 13 boys and 8 girls. They are exceptionally hard working and enjoy learning each day. This group of children is diligent and positive minded and they seek knowledge in all areas.

They live in a rural county in North Carolina and at least half of my students only live with one parent or family member.

My group is sweet and remind me of little sponges. They are soaking up everything I'm giving them and asking for more.

My Project

My students need books to explore real-life situations in other parts of the world. Up until this point in their school careers, they have read books that didn't touch heavily on real-world problems. A Long Walk to Water will allow this opportunity as will Number the Stars.

Both of these books are about children and I believe my students' level of engagement will be through the roof!

I want my students to thirst for knowledge and these books will open up the world to them in ways that they have never known. These novels will enable my children to be exposed to situations of this world that aren't so pretty.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Number the Stars • Amazon Business $5.59 24 $134.16
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 22 $120.78

Materials cost

$254.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.47

Total project goal

$363.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$363.12

1 Donor

-$194.06

Donations toward project cost

-$164.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.11

match offer

-$169.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$143.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.36

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$0.00

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